Today On What’s Up Newp Radio on WADK 1540AM…
Host: Tim Towey & Ryan Belmore
Guest: Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia joined us for a few minutes before her appearance ( Roseann Sdoia: Author. Speaker. Survivor) tonight at Barnes & Noble where she will give a talk and sign copies of her new book, Perfect Strangers.
Other Topics: Ryan and Tim hit on a bunch of other newsworthy and local topics including some thoughts on the Queen Anne Square stabbing, Tiverton Casino, end of summer, and more.
The Latest From What's Up Newp
- Vaccinate the Ocean State: Mini-grants available to nonprofits, organizations to support vaccine promotion
- Olympic Swimmer Elizabeth Beisel will make a record-breaking swim to Block Island (Updated)
- What’s Up Interview: Ben Folds coming to The Vets Friday, Sept. 24
- Legislation signed that makes civics education proficiency a requirement for all public high school graduates
- Sour Grapes – A Comic Strip by Tim Jones: September 21
- On This Day In History – September 21: Hurricane of ’38 hits Newport
- On This Day In History – September 21 – 22, 1963: Video of President John F. Kennedy and family at Hammersmith Farm
- Ticket Giveaway – Walden playing at Narragansett Brewery Friday, Sept. 24
- “This American Life” contributor David Sedaris coming to Jane Pickens Theater Sept. 28-29
- RI Arts and Humanities Councils award nearly $1 million in grants with federal funds to 121 culture, humanities, arts nonprofits