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.
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Kevin Onnela - 5-26-2020 Kevin Onnela is on this week talking about me taking a picture of him on his motorcycle, Dave Fuller called in, Kevin wants a couple more animals, putting up a flag poll at his house, math & what I have forgotten, Covid 19, and lots more.
info_outline Andru Volinsky - 5-22-2020 05/22/2020
Andru Volinsky - 5-22-2020 Democratic candidate for Governor, Andru Volinski was on discussing his big for Governor, running an election campaign during the pandemic, governmental expenses, the Claremont school funding case, his thoughts on Governor Sununu's leadership during the Covid 19 pandemic, the Main Street Relief Fund, being an Executive Councilor working with the Governor while being his opponent, should we all wear masks right now, and more.
info_outline Biddy Irwin - 5-22-2020 05/22/2020
Biddy Irwin - 5-22-2020 Biddy Irwin, Newport Town Moderator, is on discussing how a citizen can change their party affiliation to vote, and when the deadline is. Newport has missed their schedule deliberative session, and upcoming town vote, because of Covid 19. We talk about having to postpone the deliberative session for 72 hours at a time, and postponing the town vote 2 weeks at a time, the thoughts from the Board of Selectmen on how deliberative session could take place on the Common, the possibility of drive-by voting or absentee voting, and more.
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Chief Wilmot & Sheriff Simonds - 5-22-2020 Chief Brent Wilmot & Sheriff John Simonds are on discussing Brent's wedding anniversary, registering your dog, wildlife issues / rabies / a raccoon with a jar on it's head, ATV trails are open as of Saturday, Memorial Day , Arlington National Cemetery, remembering the fallen, plans for the weekend, and more.
info_outline PJ Lovely 5-21-202 05/21/2020
PJ Lovely 5-21-202 PJ Lovely is on from the Newport Rec Dept. We talk Garden Club & planting downtown, getting outside in this beautiful weather, the town forest, baseball without fans, my thoughts for NFL without fans, Covid 19, how daycamp might look, sports in the fall, and more.
info_outline Joe Osgood - 5-21-2020 05/21/2020
Joe Osgood - 5-21-2020 Well for the first time since last year, Joe Osgood is in the studio. We talk about Zoom, paying for TV / internet, flooding in Michigan, people in VA paying a ton of $$ for snowplowing, Trump taking Hydroxychloroquine, Joe's take on Covid 19, what he thinks we should do, and lots more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela Part 2 with Burt Spaulding - 5-19-2020 05/21/2020
Kevin Onnela Part 2 with Burt Spaulding - 5-19-2020 Kevin Onnela is still here with his second special guest, Burt Spaulding. We get Burt's take on Covid 19, is the government overreaching on precautions in Burt's eyes, what Burt thinks we should do as a society with Covid 19, plus Burt chimes in with his take on Newport / Sullivan County's disagreement, the handling of it so far, and more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela Part 1 - with Derek Tremblay - 5-19-2020 05/21/2020
Kevin Onnela Part 1 - with Derek Tremblay - 5-19-2020 Kevin Onnela is on with special guest - Derek Tremblay. Derek is the headmaster of Mount Royal Academy in Sunapee. We discuss remote learning, how Covid 19 has changed education, Derek's thoughts on Covid 19, we discuss the roll of the government during a crisis, and much more.
info_outline Car Nutz - 5-19-2020 05/21/2020
Car Nutz - 5-19-2020 Eddie is in studio and Wayne called in for this week's show. We talked about the weather, fishing, beavers, the Sullivan County Nursing Home mini parade last weekend, the possibility of a cruise night in June, Sunapee Lions Club cancelling this year's show, fireworks, unemployment, and lots more.
info_outline Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 5-18-2020 05/21/2020
Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 5-18-2020 Leigh Stocker from Summercrest is on discussing the policies at Summercrest, restrictions they need to keep in place to keep people safe, protecting long-term care facilities, the construction projects, and more.
info_outline Christine Smith - 5-18-2020 05/21/2020
Christine Smith - 5-18-2020 Well, Ray Gagnon was off today, my wife Christine had the day off from work, so I asked her to join me. We talk about her family reunion, where we met, Covid 19, Christine going back to college & wanting good grades, the cats at the house, Puerto Rican Thanksgiving, and lots more.
info_outline Catherine Bardier - New London Hospital - 5-15-2020 05/21/2020
Catherine Bardier - New London Hospital - 5-15-2020 Catherine Bardier, from New London Hospital, is on discussing the Healthy & Wellness Program, which has now gone virtual / online. Traditionally this series is held in a classroom setting, but because of Covid 19 restrictions, NLH has adapted the program to an online version. This series teaches people healthy eating, what to look for at grocery stores, importance of exercise, and lots more.
info_outline Tom Manion - CEO of New London Hospital - 5-22-2020 05/21/2020
Tom Manion - CEO of New London Hospital - 5-22-2020 Tom Manion - CEO of New London Hospital - is on discussing procedures for Covid 19, how the hospital has been taking precautions, medical reimbursements, financial situation in the medical community, Covid 19 tests, PPE needs at NLH, and lots more.
info_outline Chief Wilmot - 5-15-2020 05/21/2020
Chief Wilmot - 5-15-2020 Newport Police Chief Brent Wilmot is on discussing the Lean On Me video on Facebook that the Newport Chamber of Commerce produced, my knowledge of We Are The World, our worries about Covid 19, Newport & Claremont PD working together, Brent's dad Bill is in studio, golf courses open, and lots more.
info_outline PJ Lovely 5-14-2020 05/14/2020
PJ Lovely 5-14-2020 PJ Lovely is on discussing going out in the woods looking for the Newport town lines in the woods, cleaning up the area behind Dollar General with the Class 2021, looking ahead to day camp, PJ's greatest athletic achievement of all time, and more.
info_outline Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice - 5-14-2020 05/14/2020
Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice - 5-14-2020 Jeana Newbern and Jim Culhane from the Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice zoom on discussing how the VNA operates during this pandemic. We talk precautions, what services are still operating and which are not, the importance of flu shots, finding PPE for her staff, the Women Who Make A Difference luncheon being cancelled, anniversary events being cancelled and more.
info_outline Joe Osgood - 5-14-2020 05/14/2020
Joe Osgood - 5-14-2020 Joe Osgood zoomed on from his house in Claremont today as we talked about how his house held up while he was in Florida, how my Spam is holding up in the studio, Joe gives his take on Covid 19, wearing masks, people getting the virus, believing Trump / Obama, my issues with the media, and lots more.
info_outline Chief Mark Chase - 5-13-2020 05/13/2020
Chief Mark Chase - 5-13-2020 Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase is on discussing winning the Police Cruiser show with the Car Nutz over the last two years, how outside dining might look starting next week in Claremont, Memorial Day parade canceled in Claremont this year because of Covid 19, discussions of how 4th of July fireworks might look this year, Claremont is also talking about what to do with Stevens High School graduation, Claremont Speedway closed for now, golf courses are open, and more. Plus we talk football, going to Patriots games, and my memory of when my dad talked our way into being the only people in the Buffalo Bills stadium back in the 1990's.
info_outline Kevin Onnela Part 4 - 5-12-2020 05/12/2020
Kevin Onnela Part 4 - 5-12-2020 Ok....Kevin is still here! We made it through all our guests and now it's just us. Kevin talks some more about the Town of Newport / Sullivan County situation and gives his opinion on the matter, Kevin got into an accident yesterday, math facts, politics, and more
info_outline Kevin Onnela Part 3 With Cindy Gallagher - 5-12-2020 05/12/2020
Kevin Onnela Part 3 With Cindy Gallagher - 5-12-2020 Kevin and I started what we thought was our last segment of the day, and then Cindy Gallagher popped in. It was great to see Cindy, it's been a while since having her on the radio. Cindy talked about her new job starting in July down at Keene High School as the school's new principal, hiking in the Newport Town forest, how she has been, her boys growing up into young men, Cindy told a story about sending students to rallies in the early 1990's, and lots more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela Part 2 With Haley Pavlick - 5-12-2020 05/12/2020
Kevin Onnela Part 2 With Haley Pavlick - 5-12-2020 Kevin Onnela welcomed his second guest on, General Manager of The Anchorage at Sunapee Harbor - Haley Pavlick. Haley discussed how business at The Anchorage has been before and during Covid 19. We talked about being open during the winter, how business has changed now that restaurants are only open for take out, what next week looks like for the Anchorage (and other restaurants) once all are allowed to serve food on premise - but outside, how the food supply chain has become a challenge in the industry, and lots more.
info_outline Kevin Onnela Part 1 With Jim Burroughs - 5-12-2020 05/12/2020
Kevin Onnela Part 1 With Jim Burroughs - 5-12-2020 Kevin Onnela is in studio with special guest, Jim Burroughs. We talk about Jim's life after retirement from Newport PD, how gun sales at Pinnacle are doing, their thoughts on the Town of Newport / Sullivan County debate over the elevator & courtroom, the Newport Shooting League, guns, how Jim has been and lots more.
info_outline Car Nutz 5-12-2020 05/12/2020
Car Nutz 5-12-2020 Eddie is in studio and Wayne called in on this week's program. We talked about cleaning out the garage, Eddie's rat rod rusting, living on unemployment, the Government possibly buying ads on media with a new version of the CARES Act, a cruise / parade at the Sullivan County Nursing Home this Saturday at 2pm, eating out to High Tide this past weekend, Wayne's truck issues, how his other truck project is going, the first cruise night of the year for the Car Nutz, and more.
info_outline General Don Bolduc - 5-11-2020 05/12/2020
General Don Bolduc - 5-11-2020 General Don Bolduc - Republican candidate for US Senator - zoomed on to discuss campaigning during Covid 19, campaigning with less money, thoughts on CARES Act, managing an economic crisis during a public health crisis, thoughts on Patriot Act, watching the Government during a crisis so your liberties are not taken, how the VA Hospital has been during Covid 19, care for veterans, having PTSD, what life is like for Don on a daily basis during the stay-at-home order, we find out what's on his office walls...and what is that baseball bat? and lots more.
info_outline Ray Gagnon W/ Courtney Porter 05/12/2020
Ray Gagnon W/ Courtney Porter Ray Gagnon zoomed in with Courtney Porter, school social worker & homeless liaison for SAU 6. We discussed potential tramua caused by Covid 19, remote learning, struggles & successes of students in SAU 6, internet access challenges & where students / families can access wifi, and lots more.
info_outline Jake Maxfiled Connection - 5-8-2020 05/08/2020
Jake Maxfiled Connection - 5-8-2020 Mary Maxfield & Lisa Ferrigno from the Jake Maxfield Connection are on discussing their new community project called "Helping Hands 2020." This is the JMC's way of giving back to our local business community, educators, and school children. We talk about how the JMC purchased gift certificates from dozens of local businesses. These gift certificates will be raffled off to local Newport School District employees, who could be teachers, janitors, bus drivers, para professionals, etc. We discuss the struggles with remote learning, how both ladies (who are also educators) are handling remote learning, the struggles that parents are feeling, and lots more. You can learn more about the JMC by clicking their website. https://www.jakemaxfield.org/
info_outline Chief Wilmot - 5-8-2020 05/08/2020
Chief Wilmot - 5-8-2020 Newport Police Chief Brent Wilmot is on discussing Brent's folk's birthdays & Mother's Day this weekend, my age that I hope to live to, drug trade & drug travel during Covid 19, worries about drug and alcohol abuse during isolation, clean up behind Dollar General in Newport on Saturday, being careful when cleaning up not to pick up one-pot meth labs or discarded needles, and much more.
info_outline PJ Lovely 5-7-2020 05/08/2020
PJ Lovely 5-7-2020 PJ Lovely is on discussing Covid 19 around the world, going out biking right now, fishing, how the Newport Shooting League might look this year with Covid 19, the way Covid 19 may affect summer Day Camp with the Rec, Rec events moved because of the pandemic, PJ going out to check the town line of Newport, and more.