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Ed German, Host of Friday Night Soul on WPPB, Long Island's Only NPR Station is offering birthday parties on the air on WPPB. Your friends can tune in and participate from anywhere across the country. For a donation to the station, you can get a four hour party on WPPB from 8PM - 12PM hosted by Ed German on a Friday Night of your choosing (dates are subject to availability.) You send your playlist. Your friends can send you birthday wishes on Facebook which will be read aloud on the show. And you will have a special experience that will last a lifetime.

Thank you Tony for all of the great work that you do for us on a daily basis. Everything that you see on the WPPB web site, print and social media has been created by the very talented Tony Meisel. We couldn't do it without you Tony. Happy Birthday from all of us at WPPB!

With a new Beauty and the Beast around the corner, it’s a Magic Kingdom of hits from the Disney canon: Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Aladdin, with stars such as Julie Andrews, Louis Armstrong, Idina Menzel, and more. This Sunday at 3PM, live or streaming.

“Stitch of the World" by Tift Merritt is this week's featured album on the Afternoon Ramble. Click here to listen to the song “Dusty Old Man" from her record, and tune into AR Monday through Friday from 1 - 5 pm to hear more. 

For a $50 online donation, you can receive a 15 second message read aloud by Bonne Grice on Bonnie in the Morning on Valentine's Day (Tuesday, February 14th) between 9 - 12PM. Please submit by making an online donation and write your copy in the comments section, 50 words or less. Go to 883wppb.org and send your message. Click on the donate button