Radio Show #255 – Carl Ohlin and the
East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade!

This year’s signature East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade coincides with the town’s 125th anniversary!

Carl Ohlin notes this, as well as other special events in the celebration!

The parade is on schedule for the Fourth, and promises to be every bit the red, white and blue crowd-pleaser that is its heritage.

The identity of this year’s Parade Grand Marshal, and other elements that make the event distinctive, are presented in this enjoyable program with Carl!

Radio Show #166 – Carl Ohlin, the Man Behind the East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade!

It’s time once again for East Longmeadow’s signature parade for the Fourth of July!

Floats, bands, dignitaries, Shriners, Mummers, clowns, classic cars… and almost every organization in Western Mass. represented!

What goes into it each year?  And what can we expect this year?

Find out in this program as Carl takes us inside this huge undertaking!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Spirit of Springfield Fourth of July show!
Cooling centers for the public open through Thursday due to the heat wave.
Six Flags Coca-Cola July 4th Fest!
Credit Union employee charged with stealing from an elderly man’s account.
MGM Springfield now open for room reservations.
Mass gas prices DOWN this week!
Northampton Senior Center open to anyone who wants to sit in the air conditioning.
The East Longmeadow 4th of July Parade – what you should know, with Carl Ohlin.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday June 8, 2017

East Longmeadow joins Wilbraham, “no!” to marijuana distribution

New Wendy’s for West Springfield

Fourth of July Parade in East Longmeadow?  On, or off? Carl Ohlin has details!

Quote of the day; from Chicopee Public Info Officer, Mike Wilk

Update on the recovery of Eleanor, the dog thrown away on Route 9 in Ware

Brad Shepard Today! expanded weekend edition July 3, 2015

  • Sarno calling for longer sentences for convicted offenders
  • Western Mass funeral home owner indicted
  • Holland church vandalism
  • Complete Western Mass Fourth of July Handbook…a rundown on all holiday festivities
  • What’s open and what’s closed
  • Special guests include; Judy Matt at the Spirit of Springfield, and Carl Ohlin, East Longmeadow Fourth of July parade

Brad Shepard Today! July 2, 2015

Special edition; Western Mass Fourth of July Handbook

From Springfield to East Longmeadow, information and schedules on parades, and  fireworks!

What’s open, what’s closed.

Weather,  gas prices, travel information etc.

Special guests include; Judy Matt of the Spirit of Springfield, and Carl Ohlin of the East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade.