Radio Show #374 – Anthony Cignoli Remembers Miguel “Mike” Rivas

A prominent advocate and political personality of the Latinx community in Western Mass. has passed away this week.

He is Miguel “Mike” Rivas.

From his distinguished service to our country in the Marine Corps, to his efforts on behalf of his community, Miguel Rivas is remembered as a strong and powerful voice for his people, and for all peoples of Western Mass.

In this program, Anthony Cignoli, who knew Miguel well, remembers him not only as a community organizer but as a trailblazer for the later successes enjoyed by figures such as Adam Gomez, Jose Tosado and others.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 25, 2019

Forever 21 mistake.

Local TV channels change frequencies.

NTSB releases report on the fatal NH motorcycle crash.

Emily Bill Park renovation job goes out to bid.

GNC stores plan to close nearly 900 stores.

The town of Russell would like vacationers to stop trashing the river bank.

Amherst fire station considered “dilapidated.”

Planet Fitness opens a new large facility at the Holyoke Mall.

Chicopee Police warn of gas employee scam.

Beloved Doogan’s Deli in Chicopee closing for good.

Center Square Grill wants to locate the owner of a Marine Corps hat left behind at the restaurant.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday, November 11th, 2016

The Weekend Report returns in this edition of Brad Shepard today… to let you know what to see, hear and eat this weekend!  Officer Bill Jacques from the Hampden force has a spaghetti dinner he would like you to know about, to unite us all in pasta!  The Marine Corps celebrates a birthday, a cereal bowl attack in Springfield, and the Sunderland elementary school kids celebrate Veterans Day early, and in a very special way!  It’s all here for you to get a jump on your weekend!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday November 30, 2015

  • It’s Cyber Monday!
  • Easthampton man shows his gratitude to first responders who saved his life
  • Seussian Holiday gingerbread exhibit at Springfield Science Museum
  • TV22 and Marine Corps Toys for Tots
  • MassLive and the Republican and the Springfield Rotary Club, Toy For Joy
  • Farewell to La Mancha, and a personal note