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 Thrift Store - 5-20-22 05/20/2022
Newport Thrift Store - 5-20-22 Barbara Brill, a volunteer at the Newport Thrift Store, is here to talk about the store, run by the Newport Service Organization. We talk about how things are back to normal post-Covid shutdowns, how drop offs work, what can be found in the store, the evolution from the old Newport Hospital days to what it is today, who the NSO donates to and lots more.
info_outline Chief Brent Wilmot - 5-20-22 05/20/2022
Chief Brent Wilmot - 5-20-22 Newport Police Chief Brent Wilmot is here. Prom is happening in Newport this Saturday and we talk about how the Prom Parade / Grand March will happen, what the route is and when people can expect the seniors to drive through town. Brent attended the Chamber of Commerce's Award Night. We talked about the evening, the great speaches and Newport pride.
info_outline PJ Lovely 5-19-22 05/19/2022
PJ Lovely 5-19-22 From the Newport Rec Dept, PJ Lovely is here. We talk about the Backyard Olympics this Summer on the Town Common, random sports like Handball, sports PJ would have liked to do in college, Rugby, what's happening in Newport, Day Camp and more.
info_outline Joe Osgood 5-19-2022 05/19/2022
Joe Osgood 5-19-2022 Joe Osgood is here as we let the public into what we talked about before the podcast. Joe tells story about going out to NY, getting good gas milage, the price of gas, should the govt do a gas holiday, what the state should do with excess money, investments, the price of everything is up and more.
info_outline Chief Mark Chase - 5-18-22 05/18/2022
Chief Mark Chase - 5-18-22 Chief Chase is here. I pick on him for showing up late, and then a caller calls in wanting to be on trading time! haha. We talk about the tornado that hit Charlestown this week, the arrest in Claremont late last week, shooting investigation this week, Sunapee Police Chief David Cahill's retirement and more.
info_outline Lily Tang Williams for US Congress - 5-16-22 05/16/2022
Lily Tang Williams for US Congress - 5-16-22 Candidate for US Congress, Lily Tang Williams (R-Weare) zooms in today and tells her American Dream story. Growing up in Communist China, at the age of 24 she escaped her home country and came to the land of opportunity. Years later, she now cautions Americans that the same dictatorship she grew up under is taking over the American way of life. She talks about her concerns for the United States, her love of her new country, why she is running for US Congress, what she saw growing up in China and much more.
info_outline Derek Ferland - Sullivan County Manager - 5-13-22 05/16/2022
Derek Ferland - Sullivan County Manager - 5-13-22 Sullivan County Manager Derek Ferland calls in. He has been very busy. The Sullivan House in Claremont is set for a ribbon cutting on Monday; the Governor is expected to attend the event. The Sullivan House is near completion and we talk about the progress and what the house will be used for. We also talk about the Nursing Home project, the projected money that may be coming to the County to help fund it and more. Additionally there is a new Superintendent at the House of Corrections, as we learn more about him.
info_outline Chief David Cahill's retirement radio show - 5-13-22 05/13/2022
Chief David Cahill's retirement radio show - 5-13-22 Today is Sunapee Police Chief David Cahill's last day in law enforcement. The Chief talks about his 20 years of service to Sunapee, what he will miss and not miss, tells some fun stories, talks about the early days and more. Additionally Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase, Newport Police Chief Brent Wilmot, New London Police Chief Emily Cobb and former Newport Police Chief Jim Burroughs are all here to wish David well. His retirement is set for 2pm, with a parade in Sunapee before.
info_outline PJ Lovely 5-12-2022 05/12/2022
PJ Lovely 5-12-2022 PJ Lovely from the Newport Rec Dept is here as we talk about the town vote on Tuesday for the proposed new community center, how the Sunshine 5K went, PJ's 24 hour walk for the Community Center on the Common, Track season is in full swing for all the grades now, and more.
info_outline Lake Sunapee VNA & Hospice - 5-12-22 05/12/2022
Lake Sunapee VNA & Hospice - 5-12-22 From the Lake Sunapee VNA & Hospice, Jeana Newbern is here. We take an overlook at what the VNA & Hospice does, what services they prives, where they cover, what clinics they discovered during the Covid shutdown that were most needed in our community, the reason they will not be doing flu clinics in the future, and more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela - 5-10-22 05/11/2022
Kevin Onnela - 5-10-22 Kevin Onnela is here and we let people in behind the scenes a little. We explain what the signal is when we need to take a bathroom break, or the "can I eat this" game I play with myself on the radio. We joke about how good we look, I talk some about my healthy eating kick I am on, high fuel prices this year, Kevin's stairs scare me, lazy Americans, what happens when Kevin is in a tither, the price of a new Community Center in Newport and the price evolution of a new Fire Station in Lempster, my crypto $$ is tanking, and lots more.
info_outline Car Nutz 5-10-2022 05/10/2022
Car Nutz 5-10-2022 Wayne and Eddie are here talking about how great last night's Cruise Night was. We talk about the cars and trucks that were at the cruise night, the benefit to Newport having the cruise night in town, the price of gas right now, having a CDL, Eddi'es new glasses and more.
info_outline Bert Spaulding & Hunter Riesberg - 5-9-2022 05/09/2022
Bert Spaulding & Hunter Riesberg - 5-9-2022 Newport Town Manager Hunter Riesberg and resident Bert Spaulding discuss the town vote on Tuesday, the proposed Community Center, the differences between the mailers that have gone out to the public, what happens with a Yes or No vote, and lots more.
info_outline PJ Lovely - 5-5-22 05/05/2022
PJ Lovely - 5-5-22 PJ Lovely from the Newport Rec Dept, talks about his vacation last week, coming back and getting right to work with the Green Up Clean Up Day, how much a success the day was, the town vote on Tuesday, the real deal on the proposed Community Center, fundraising for the building, how the vote works, why no pool or track, plus we talk Sunshine 5K, Granite State Track coming up, events this spring, volleyball and lots more.
info_outline Doug Ring for Newport Selectman - 5-5-22 05/05/2022
Doug Ring for Newport Selectman - 5-5-22 Candidate for Newport Selectman, Doug Ring is in the studio talking about running for the town office. He says what he sees Newport is doing well in, what needs work, and how he would help. He wanted to clear the air about a past misstep, look to the future and more
info_outline Chief Mrk Chase W/ Chief Brent Wilmot - 5-4-22 05/05/2022
Chief Mrk Chase W/ Chief Brent Wilmot - 5-4-22 Chief Chase is here from Claremont as we talk about the new police motorcycle donated to the PD, would Kevin Onnela make a good bike cop, training that happens to operate the motorcycle and more. Chief Brent Wilmont pops in and talks with Mark about the training that happened this week, Claremont memories, historical things that have happened in our area and lots more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela w/ Jim Burroughs - 5-3-22 05/03/2022
Kevin Onnela w/ Jim Burroughs - 5-3-22 Kevin Onnela is here with former Police Chief Jim Burroughs who is running for Selectman in Newport. The election is next Tuesday. We talk about him wanting to serve Newport, thoughts on a climate survey for town employees, longevity of workers, the way Newport used to operate and more. We also talked about the shooting league, how good a shot Kevin is, and lots more.
info_outline Car Nutz - 5-3-2022 05/03/2022
Car Nutz - 5-3-2022 Wayne and Eddie are here talking about the first Cruise Night of the year, behind Sugar River Bank, from 6 - 8pm. We discuss Wayne's leatherman, Ed selling his rigs and wanting new ones, Wayne looking to sell his truck he is working on, and lots more.
info_outline Chief Brent Wilmot - 4-22-22 04/22/2022
Chief Brent Wilmot - 4-22-22 Chief Wilmot is here. It's the first time we have gotten to talk with him since his very busy weekend. We talk lots about Dancing With The Newport Stars. He discusses his thoughts on the show, how proud he is to work for Newport, all the work that went into the show, what it meant to him and lots more. He ran in the Boston Marathon on Monday and was displeased with his results. We discussed how he felt, his body giving out on him early in the race, pushing through it all, the support people gave him, and more. Drug Take Back Day is next Saturday and we talked about that, the Governor coming to Newport yesterday, 2 officers graduating from the Police Academy today and various other things.
info_outline PJ Lovely & Guenter Hubert - 4-21-22 04/22/2022
PJ Lovely & Guenter Hubert - 4-21-22 PJ Lovely from the Newport Rec Dept & Guenter Hubert from Newport Conservation Commission are talking about the Green Up Clean Up Day happening on Sunday May 1st in Newport. This year the Conservation Commission is teaming up with the Rec Dept to put this event on. We talked about how Green Up Day goes, what is needed, where it takes place, recycling the trash that can be recycled and more. Plus we talk about what the Conservation Commission does, how Guenter likes it, why the Hubert family moved to Newport, PJ recapped the 2 Easter Egg hunts, we looked ahead to other events, and more.
info_outline Chief Mark Chase - 4-20-2022 04/20/2022
Chief Mark Chase - 4-20-2022 Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase is on this week as we talk about what Mark's WWE entrance theme song would be, Chief Brent Wilmot's Boston Marathon run, Little League begins in Claremont this Saturday, Claremont talking about privatizing their trash, the Claremont Police Commission, and more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela W/ Derek Tremblay - 4-19-22 04/19/2022
Kevin Onnela W/ Derek Tremblay - 4-19-22 Kevin Onnela has the headmaster of Mt Royal Academy, Derek Tremblay on this week. We talk about prive schools, public school rankings, the importance of teaching, is there any merit to "the tests", culture, policing, seafood and other food, going out to eat, Kevin trying to get Derek to go for a motorcycle ride, and more
info_outline Car Nutz 4-19-2022 04/19/2022
Car Nutz 4-19-2022 Wayne and Eddie are in as we talk about the return of the cruise nights to Newport, as the Car Nutz partner up with the Newport Chamber of Commerce. We talk about the history of the Car Nutz, the first responders night, how the cruise nights will work and more. We talk Ed's new vehicle, Wayne missing Ed's call and more.
info_outline Mike Dewey - Kiwanis Club of Claremont - 4-18-22 04/18/2022
Mike Dewey - Kiwanis Club of Claremont - 4-18-22 From the Kiwanis Club of Claremont, Mike Dewey is here talking about the Kiwanis Club of Claremont's online auction that starts this Friday online at . We talk about some of items up for bid, the support of the business community, how to bid online, what the Kiwanis does, the Claremont Brewfest this September and much more.
info_outline Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 4-18-22 04/18/2022
Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 4-18-22 Leigh Stocker from Sumemrcrest is here with news about her position. After almost 10 years, Leigh has decided to give her notice at Summercrest; this Friday will be her last day. We talk about her departure, how Covid has been a struggle in healthcare, who will replace her, what she is planning on doing in the future and more.