Steve Smith Podcast
Hosted by WCNL Country's General Manager Steve Smith, listen for family downloads of the best local interviews for the Sullivan County area in New Hampshire.
info_outline Newport School Board / SAU #43 - 3-4-2021 03/05/2021
Newport School Board / SAU #43 - 3-4-2021 Jenna Darling and Linda Wadensten from the Newport School Board & Dr Brenden Minnihan, SAU 43 superintendent, are on with me to talk about the school meeting vote on Tuesday. We discuss how the physical vote will take place, in person & drive up options are available, what people are voting on, the budget, the process of getting the budget, what happens if votes are yes or no, covid & how that changed the game this past year, and lots more.
info_outline Chief Brent Wilmot - 3-5-2021 03/05/2021
Chief Brent Wilmot - 3-5-2021 Chief Wilmot is in studio as we talk about me throwing Brent under the bus with is sister - who works at Sugar River Pharmacy, the change of Main Street America thanks to the internet, George Washington the 6 star General, kids drinking coffee, adult / kid cereal, milk drinking, change in ordinances in NEwport for heavy trucks on roads, and more
info_outline PJ Lovely 3-4-21 03/05/2021
PJ Lovely 3-4-21 PJ Lovely, from the Newport Rec Dept, is on. It's been a couple weeks since PJ has been in. We talk about the ice rink, bad / warm weather killing it and forcing the official closing of the rink for the year. PJ talks about his future idea for the rink / common, how his skating loop didn't work out the way he wanted it to, and more. The Corbin Covered Bridge snow shoe race is next weekend, there will be an Easter Egg hunt this year, Green Up Clean Up is happening, and lots more things WILL be going on this year.
info_outline Joe Osgood 3-5-2021 03/05/2021
Joe Osgood 3-5-2021 Joe is in as we talk about how icy it has been, being cold, gas prices, Texas and Mississippi removing mask mandate, the Covid graphs, my idea to have Souther New Hampshire University to come to Newport, Cuomo's situation in NY, the depopulation of our cities, my town of Goshen to vote to sign with Claremont / Unity this next year, and more.
info_outline Chief Mark Chase - 3-3-2021 03/04/2021
Chief Mark Chase - 3-3-2021 Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase is on as we talk about the Claremont School vote next week, how it works, where voters go and more. My short attention span kicks in halfway thru talking about the voting stuff and I tell stories about me picking on my sister, but then we return to the voting info.
info_outline Kevin Onnela w/ Derek Tremblay - 3-2-2021 03/03/2021
Kevin Onnela w/ Derek Tremblay - 3-2-2021 Kevin Onnela is on with Derek Tremblay, headmaster of Mt Royal Academy. We talk Kevin's wife's snoring, Kevin sleepwalking, Derek Vs the spider on his bed, shooting coyotes, basketball games, high school sports, Derek running for Selectman in Goshen, Dr Seuss books being banned, and lots more.
info_outline Car Nutz 3-2-2021 03/03/2021
Car Nutz 3-2-2021 Wayne and Eddie are back in the studio. Ed is feeling better, but he isn't 100%. We talk about his health stuff, DNA stuff, Wayne and I watching the same show on Big Foot, being color blind, Ed and Wayne sold the truck they were going to work on, do VW Beetles float, and more.
info_outline Jenn Opalinski, Alex Herzog & Derek Ferland 3-1-2021 03/03/2021
Jenn Opalinski, Alex Herzog & Derek Ferland 3-1-2021 Jenn Opalinski & Alex Herzog from Sugar River Regional Technical Centers (Newport & Claremont respectively) are on with Derek Ferland, Sullivan County Manager, to discuss the partnership with the schools & county for Sullivan County Workforce Development, LNA Program / working with River Valley Community College, work-based learning with many businesses in our area, tech center renovation, teaching during Covid, and more.
info_outline General Don Bolduc 3-1-2021 03/03/2021
General Don Bolduc 3-1-2021 General Don Bolduc talks about running for Senate again in NH, what he had to do with his excess donations from the last election, the costs of elections, CPAC and Trump at CPAC, NH Vaccine efforts, National Guard, and more.
info_outline Catherine Bardier - New London Hospital - 2-25-2021 02/25/2021
Catherine Bardier - New London Hospital - 2-25-2021 Catherine Bardier from New London Hospital calls in as we talk about their next healthy conversation series - Cook Smart For A Healthy Heart. We also talk about their Community Health Needs Assessment, wearing a mask at the hospital in in public, don't neglect care during the pandemic, and more.
info_outline Car Nutz 2-23-2021 02/23/2021
Car Nutz 2-23-2021 It's been a few weeks, but the Car Nutz are back on with me. We explain why they have been off the air.....Eddie has been sick. It's not Covid, thankfully! Ed had a blocked artery in his neck and had some serious medical issues that surrounded it. We talk about his ordeal, going to and from the hospital, what he went through, how he is feeling now, Wayne helping him many steps of the way and lots more. We also talk about the truck project they were working on together, Ed selling off his other vehicles and more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela w/ Rep Judy Aron - 2-23-2021 02/23/2021
Kevin Onnela w/ Rep Judy Aron - 2-23-2021 Kevin Onnela is on as Representative Judy Aron calls in to the show. We talk about getting together, in person, for the NH House to vote and hold their meeting in Bedford, is Zoom effective for the legislature, the South Acworth Store / Post Office, motorcycle lights, cryptocurrency investments, and lots more.
info_outline Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 2-23-2021 02/23/2021
Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 2-23-2021 Leigh Stocker from Summercrest talking about it being about one year into the pandemic, the vaccine, now is a great time to inquire into Summercrest, I don't like going to to places, how nice the Summercrest expansion looks and more.
info_outline Chief Wilmot - 2-19-2021 02/19/2021
Chief Wilmot - 2-19-2021 Newport Police Chief Brent Wilmot talks about the missing person last night as Rocky Cusanelli came up missing. Chief Wilmot talks about how they managed to find him, the facebook shares that took place, technology & good ol' fashioned police work, and more into this situation. Good news is, Rocky is home, safe and sound. We recap Winter Carnival, talk fitted sheets, I get oddly emotional talking about Jim Henson's funeral, and some other random stuff also.
info_outline Joe Osgood - 2-18-2021 02/18/2021
Joe Osgood - 2-18-2021 Joe Osgood is in the studio after getting his fancy dancy new hair cut. We talk about getting hair cuts in this Covid world, having to get an appointment in NH, tipping people, electric cars when the power goes out, EV's not paying road toll, Rush Limbaugh dying, Joe not getting the vaccine, the snow this past week and more.
info_outline Chief Mark Chase W/ Superintendent Mike Tempesta 2-17-2021 02/17/2021
Chief Mark Chase W/ Superintendent Mike Tempesta 2-17-2021 Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase is in the studio with special guest Mike Tempesta, Superintendent of SAU#6 (Claremont / Unity). We talk about remote learning for the students, Covid protocols, CDC recommendations, athletics, budgets, Goshen possibility of coming to Claremont / Unity next year, the hope for next year, and more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela - 2-16-2021 02/16/2021
Kevin Onnela - 2-16-2021 Kevin Onnela is on this week as I ask him if the snowmobile trails are closed on his property. He talks about he legal dispute with the Town of Lempster regarding ATV's on the property; as he gives his take on the situation. He discusses being taxed for the storage containers on his property and how he isnt going to go around and report his neighbors who are not being taxed, taxing solar - does solar save or cost you money and more. We talk town meeting, Kevin's biggest waste of money, lawnmowers, I am trying to figure out cryptocurrency & stocks, President Biden's gun laws, price of gas going up since Biden was elected and more
info_outline Derek Ferland - Sullivan County Manager - 2-12-2021 02/16/2021
Derek Ferland - Sullivan County Manager - 2-12-2021 County Manager Derek Ferland is on with me talking about Covid at the Nursing Home, how many passed away, steps taken to keep residents and workers safe, and more. We talked about the lead paint abatement, how to apply and if contractors want to be into lead abatement, plus we talked about the community grants, tax credits, Derek testifying at the NH House in regards to a bill that could cost the County money and more.
info_outline Joe Osgood 2-11-2021 02/11/2021
Joe Osgood 2-11-2021 Joe Osgood is here as we talk about the Goshen Broadband expansion. I explain how it will all work, the impact on taxpayers, what other towns are working on this and more. We talk about the outside school vote in Claremont, Trump's trial and more.
info_outline Lake Sunapee VNA - Jeana Newbern and Laurie Smerald 02/10/2021
Lake Sunapee VNA - Jeana Newbern and Laurie Smerald Jeana Newbern, Marketing & Community Outreach Manager, and Laurie Smerald, RN, Wellness Nurse are on talking heart health, portion control, blood pressure, being healthy, Covid stress, and lots more.
info_outline Chief Mark Chase - 2-10-2021 02/10/2021
Chief Mark Chase - 2-10-2021 Chief Chase is in studio on this cold winter morning. We talk about the fridgid temps out there, older terms, looking forward to spring, will events be happening this spring, baseball, Winter Carnival, using a map, the Claremont PD's snowmobile on the trails last weekend, and more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela - 2-9-2021 02/09/2021
Kevin Onnela - 2-9-2021 Kevin Onnela is on with special guest at first - Beth Rexford. We talk about Beth and I doing the ice bucket challenge yesterday, Beth falling hard, and is it / is not funny that she fell? I thought it was funny, Kevin didn't. We talk about people falling and getting seriously hurt, snoring, Kevin's new pillow, my take on the Super Bowl & me being grumpy about it, gas prices going up, stocks & crypto, my pillow, learning new stuff, and lots more
info_outline Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 2-8-2021 02/08/2021
Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 2-8-2021 Leigh Stocker from Summercrest is on this week. We talk about the Covid scare at Summercrest, all being tested, when the 2nd vaccine will be taking place, Summercrest getting the 2021 Business Of The Year award from the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce, and more.
info_outline PJ Lovely 2-4-2021 02/05/2021
PJ Lovely 2-4-2021 PJ Lovely from the Newport Recreation Department is on with me as we gear up for Winter Carnival next week. We talk the events, virtual Vs in-person / on your own time, the ice rink, making ice, and more. We talk about how I just signed up for a stock market ap and am addicted to it...plus it's making me sick watching numbers go up and down. We look ahead to spring sports for high school and Rec programs, how things may work, and all the balls up in the air.