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What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 25: James McGuire, Department Commander of the Rhode Island Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

James P. McGuire, Department Commander of the Rhode Island Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, joined Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz on this edition of What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK  to discuss Memorial Day, the 150th anniversary, the Grand Army of the Republic, Rhode Island Civil War history, and more. The Department of

Podcast: A conversation with Bari Freeman, Executive Director of Bike Newport

May is National Bike Month! Bari Freeman, Executive Director of Bike Newport, joined me to chat about National Bike Month, events her organization has planned this month, the future of bike share in Newport, the Bike Barn, the “first-mile” bike path, and more! For more information on Bike Newport, visit www.bikenewportri.org. Tune into What’sUpNewp Radio Edition with

Podcast: Joe Bardenheier, The Shackleton Climate Project

Joe Bardenheier, Vice Chairman of The Shackleton Climate Project, joined me today on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport to discuss The Shackleton Climate Project and their upcoming event in Newport, Chasing Shackleton – A Presentation by Explorer Tim Jarvis. Listen To Our Convo Event Details Join Tim Jarvis as he presents his present-day

Podcast: Tim Towey and Coach Brian Moore, Newport Rugby Football Club

Among a variety of topics including Wednesday night’s Newpot City Council meeting, Salve Rugby and Newport Rugby; Ryan and Tim Towey were joined by Newport Rugby Football Club Coach Brian Moore on Thursday on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK to preview Saturday’s NERFU Championship: Newport vs Mystic.   Tune into What’sUpNewp Radio Edition with Ryan Belmore every

Podcast: A conversation with James Montgomery

Blues great and Newport resident James Montgomery will be inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame this weekend. James joined WUN’s Frank Prosnitz on this edition of The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK. James talks about his 50-year career in music, the blues, his commitment to raising funds to help veterans and

Podcast: A conversation about Rhode Island politics with Frank Prosnitz

Former Secretary of State Matt Brown has announced today he’s running for Governor of RI as a…Democrat. Former Governor Lincoln Chaffee announced today he’s 90% sure he’s running against Sheldon Whitehouse for Senate. Meanwhile…Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian is reportedly on the move, Republicans are calling for Speaker Mattiello’s resignation, and locally folks are starting to

Podcast: Kelsi Chappell chats about her Boston Marathon experience; Tyler Bernadyn discusses sustainability

Topics of today’s conversation on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK ranged from the Boston Marathon to sustainability. Portsmouth resident Kelsi Chappell joined Tim Towey and me to chat about her 3:01:22 Boston Marathon finish on Monday. She’s fast – she finished 2,030th overall, was the 10th fastest overall RI finisher and was the 2nd fastest RI female.

Podcast: A conversation with Rebuilding Together Greater Newport

Rebuilding Together Greater Newport is one of nearly 200 affiliates of a national program that is rehabilitating properties for low-income and handicapped homeowners. Here on Aquidneck Island, Rebuilding Together Greater Newport has been helping families since 2001 and they have two big projects underway this month. Among those joining me on the radio today were some

Podcast – What’sUpNewp Radio: Child Abuse Prevention Month, Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover

The topics on today’s edition of What’sUpNewp Radio ranged from Newport County YMCA’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, Healthy Kids Day, and Five Day of Action to the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover. Anne, Sophie, and Katie were among my guests from the Newport County YMCA, while Suma Plowden, Stopover Director, was my guest from

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