“America’s Money Answers Man,” Jordan Goodman, details the Equifax breach and provides critical advice on how to protect your money and your identity!
Also, the “Irma” fallout – gas prices, food, insurance rates and the political impact!
… a new and original play by producer, director and dramatist Danny Eaton of the Majestic Theater in West Springfield.
In a conversation with Brad Shepard, the playwright explains the origin of this reality-based, personal family narrative.
Set in 1943, “The War and Walt Whipple” presents a chaotic domestic scene in which the wives of newly-inducted brothers descend upon the home of their grandfather.
Our Pioneer Valley Radio series of special programs, gathered from our live broadcast of the Sheriff Cocchi BBQ, comes to a close with a grand finale, featuring the host himself, Sheriff Nick Cocchi.
This short and sweet program is a glimpse into the honest, direct and warm nature of the Hampden County Sheriff.
Palmer resident Tommy Shea spent 40 years as a writer at The Republican. In 2003 he received the New England Associated Press Award for the best local New England column. He was also nominated for a Pulitzer. In this interview, he shares highlights from his days profiling local citizens and how baseball and Bob Dylan impacted him. His latest book is titled Dingers: The 101 Most Memorable Home Runs in Baseball History (Sports Publishing, 2016).
“Hail fellow, well met,” are the perfect words to describe Anthony Cignoli, a man located at the heart and nerve center of Western Mass., state and national politics.
His political analysis is highly sought by most media outlets – both nationally and internationally,
Tony dropped by to say “hello” to Michael and Brad at the Cocchi Picnic.
In this thorough, energetic, and unedited conversation, you will hear Tony at his best on the subject of Springfield, Holyoke, the region’s players, high speed rail, the economy, real estate, and other hot topics!
A VISIT TO THE RADIO MUSEUM
Western Mass. resident and Pioneer Valley Radio personality Michael Harrison paid a visit to the nearby Vintage Radio and Communication Museum of Connecticut in Windsor where he interviewed the institution’s Founder and Executive Director, John Ellsworth. Harrison describes the museum as a “regional treasure” that should be visited by residents of the Springfield area interested in the colorful history of radio, TV, and electronic media. This interview appears on Harrison’s locally-produced, award-winning international podcast “Up Close and Far Out with Michael Harrison.” Don’t miss this!
Her day starts at 3:30 a.m. as she begins whipping up breakfast at Casa Café in East Longmeadow!
After a thirty-year corporate career, she is pursuing her dream of owning her own breakfast and lunch spot!
Casa Café has staked its claim in Western Mass., and Cookie enjoys getting to know her customers personally!
After a long career in the corporate world, Cathy Belleville has settled into a new era – one in which she can make a personal and emotional connection with her customers at a very difficult time.
Reflections By Claudia is far more than a notions or gift shop, and it is more than a specialty store for bereavement. Instead, it is a special creation nurtured by Cathy in her own distinctive way.
Listen to a local business woman describe her unique shop in its brand new setting.
Longmeadow resident Beverly Bloomberg is a novelist whose fast-paced dialogue was molded by her history as a writer on television sitcoms such as “Welcome Back, Kotter” and “Happy Days.” The Last Hollywood Romance: A Novel (Bridgeworks, 2000) brings you behind-the-scenes of the frenzied, sitcom world as only an insider would know. Today, Bev is finishing up a second novel and enjoying the “easier pace of life” in Western Massachusetts.
Continuing her series on local authors, Bernadette speaks with Florence resident and Asnuntuck Community College professor John Sheirer. He’s written many books – humor, children’s books, political satire – all the while teaching English and Communications at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield. His latest is a political satire, Donald Trump’s Top Secret Concession Speech (Empty Suit Publications, 2017).
Western Massachusetts resident Ellen Meeropol is a self-described “literary late bloomer.” She has written three novels after a two decade-plus career path that led her from day care teacher to nurse practitioner. Her books draw from her passions for medicine and social justice. Kinship of Clover (Red Hen Press, 2017), is her most recent. This Pioneer Valley Radio exclusive interview is conducted by Bernadette Duncan.
Erica Jansons Dwyer is easily one of the busiest and most industrious entrepreneurs in our midst!
Erica is a staunch believer in local business in the Valley.
From raising and breeding alpacas on her own farm, to weaving and creating yarn goods and marketing them through Amazon.com, Erica also finds time to specialize in beer, liquor and wine at Table and Vine!
You will be very surprised to learn what she was doing when she spoke with Brad!