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Podcast #139: Members of Four Historic Houses of Worship Chat About Four Faiths Tour

Members of four historic Newport houses of worship – Touro Synagogue, Trinity Church, Newport Congregational Church, and St. Mary’s Church joined me to chat about the Four Faiths Tour on The Open Forum on WADK1540 AM. Representing the four churches were Chuck Filppo (Touro Synagogue), Harle Tinney (Trinity Church), Andy Long (Newport Congregational Church) and John Hirschboeck (St. Mary’s

Podcast #129: Strawberry Festival, Chowder Festival and Summer Solstice Celebration

We took a long tough look at some of the biggest issues today on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm to 2pm! 😉 At 12:45 p.m., Anne Marie Richards joined us to chat about Saturday’s 4th Annual Strawberry Festival, the Orlando Tragedy and all that’s happening at Trinity Church. At 1:30 p.m.,  Michele Maker Palmieri called in from Fort Adams to chat about The 35th

Podcast #128: Frank Prosnitz, Phil West and Scott Wolf

Frank Prosnitz, Phil West and Scott Wolf joined me today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540AM between 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Phil West, former executive director of Common Cause Rhode Island and author of “Secrets & Scandals, Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006” joined Frank and I to discuss the gun reform legislation that has been stalled in the RI

Podcast #127: Karen Vebber, People’s Credit Union

Karen Vebber, Mortgage Loan Officer at People’s Credit Union, joined me today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM to discuss mortgages, loans and much more. Listen 12:30pm to 1pm Listen 1pm to 2pm Listen To The Open Forum with Ryan Belmore every weekday from 12:30pm to 2pm on WADK 1540 AM! 

Podcast #125: Interview with Governor Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo joined me today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM. Among the topics quickly discussed with the Governor starting around 1:18 p.m. were tourism, the 2017 budget and General Electric. Other topics I spoke about today were the Newport Beach House and what to do in and around Newport this

Podcast #114: City Council Members and Broadway Merchants Launch ‘Local Broadway District’

Earlier today, the City of Newport and the Broadway Merchants Association launched a new digital media and social media campaign aimed at helping the businesses on Broadway during the final few months of construction and throughout this summer. Read our story on the new initiative from earlier today –  ‘Local Broadway District’ Digital and Social

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PODCAST #98: All Saints Steam Academy Chats With the International Space Station

All Saints STEAM Academy, Middletown RI will made history today when they became the first Rhode Island school to chat with International Space Station. Students from across the state — Providence, Greenville, Barrington, Jamestown, and Aquidneck Island asked Astronaut Jeff Williams (veteran NASA astronaut, with RI connections – 1996 graduate of the Newport Naval War College, 2007


PODCAST #97: Dr. Kathy Abbass from RIMAP Talks About Discovery of Captain Cook’s ‘Endeavour’ in Newport Harbor

Dr. Kathy Abbass from Rhode Island Marine Archeaolgy Project joined me today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM for 60 minutes to discuss her teams possible recent discovery of Captain Cook’s Endeavour and 13 other ships off the coast of Newport. Helpful Links Captain Cook’s Endeavour May Have Been Found Off Coast of Newport, RI

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