A resident of Lehigh Township, my love for animals gave me an opportunity to be involved with many rescue groups. I was very active in TNR (Trap/Neuter/Release) and volunteering with events to raise funds for help with the many cost of saving lives and being their voice. I have been a long time volunteer with MAESSR (Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel), S.O.A.R. (Starting Over Animal Rescue), and Paw Prints on the Canal that benefits the Northampton Police Dept. K9 Force. I became a volunteer and advisor with K9 Kop Project when my township received their first K9 and started the 1st Annual K9 Cash 5K Run/1 Mile Pet Walk. I enjoy meeting LEO’s and their K9 partners and raising funds for their many needs to keep all communities safe.
I am currently a part-time Security Professional, prior I worked 15 years at Walgreens D.C. and was active as a First Aid Responder, The Safety Action Team and Fundraising Committee which raised funds for different charities like Dreams Come True, The American Diabetes Assoc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I also worked 10 years at Bethlehem Steel Family Health Center and Sacred Heart Hospital Emergency Room.
Let me introduce myself to you, I am Richard Nederostek, the host of the Ned Richards show on WALN Cable Radio and TV Allentown, Pa. I started my career by studying to be behind the scenes of radio as an engineer at Philadelphia Wireless School. It was one of my mentors Long John Wade of WFIL in Philadelphia, Pa that said, “You got the voice, use it.” So, I pursued a career behind the mic. I obtained my FCC license and have been on the air since 1969 starting in Belfast, Maine. I have hosted many shows on local radio stations such as WRFY in Reading, WSAN Country, WPXN NJ, WLEV, WODE which was Oldies 99 and WGPA Bethlehem. In Jan. of 2012 I moved my radio show to television and currently broadcast on WALN SECDTV-128/137, QAM 93.11 and online at Livestream.com/walncableradio/walncableradio on a Wednesday and Thursday night from 8 pm to 11pm. Nov. of 2019, I celebrated my 50th year in broadcasting.During my career on radio I have had the pleasure of working with Camelot for Kids and Dream Come True. I introduced many group on stage such as Turtles, Five Satins, Monkees, Peter Noone, Randy & the Rainbows, Harptones, The Cookies and Kenny Vance & the Planetones. You can see some of my interviews with the stars on You Tube: Search: “Ned Richards WALN”. My shows today consist of a Wednesday night Oldies and Thursday night Doo Wop along with some specialty shows such as Old Country, Disco, British Invasion, First Decade of Rock and Roll and Motown. In March of 2019 I was nominated and won LV Music Awards for the Best Cable TV & Internet Radio Show along with my cohost Kristen. I’m looking forward to many more shows and promoting the K9 Kop Project.