Radio Show #336 – Pete Scully: Profile of a Western Mass. Uber Driver!

He’s been an actor, singer, health care worker, family man – and now Pete Scully drives for Uber.

And he loves it!

What’s enjoyable for him in his ride sharing career in Western Mass?

In this program, Pete goes into some detail about “Ubering” in our region in the pre- and post-pandemic era!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 9, 2020

Greenfield city buildings remain closed for the time being.
Basketball Hall of Fame postpones its reopening.
Petition created to remove Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood.
Pete Scully is a Western Mass. driver for Uber!
Herrell’s Ice Cream is having a hard time getting customers to cooperate with wearing masks.
Adams Donuts in Greenfield is closing.
Chicopee Farmers’ Market is opening… check the hours and schedule!
Petition launched to change the name of Turners Falls to “Great Falls.”
Sun Kim Bop Korean Restaurant in Springfield will not reopen.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 14, 2020

Trinity Health Of New England increases its COVID-19 testing capabilities.

Mercy Medical Center COVID-19 test stats.

Agnieszka Valenta with Morgan Stanley now works from home.

Governor Baker makes it clear that the reopening of the state will be slow and “methodically phased.”

MassMutual offices will remain closed for the entire summer.

Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr proposes an expanded law to prevent price gouging.

The American Red Cross is looking for recovered COVID-19 individuals to donate blood .

Uber launching new safety measures when the state reopens.

Springfield’s State Street Burger King has closed for good.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, April 8, 2020

“Supermoon” in the sky! NASA says don’t miss it!

Trinity Health COVID-19 test stats.

“Gig workers” are losing work; Jeff King comments.

From Mayor Sarno’s COVID-19 response team – Dr. Mark Keroack’s report.

Big Y closing Easter Sunday and the following Monday to give their staff some rest and relief.

Stop & Shop teams with Uber to offer discounted rides to the store for some seniors.

Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen is asking for help.

Peter Pan Bus Lines partners with some local restaurants offering delivery of takeout.

Governor Baker sends another $800 million to Mass. health care industries.

A special birthday.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 26, 2019

AAA advisories and tips for pre-Thanksgiving travel.

Uber providing free rides up to $10 the night before Thanksgiving.

ArtsBeat reporter Mark Auerbach talks about offbeat and unusual holiday offerings on our stages.

Black Friday at Dakin Humane Society.

Balloon wranglers still needed for the Parade of the Big Balloons!

This year, Black Friday kicks off a shorter shopping season.

Hatfield Police ask all to be on the lookout for car break-ins.

Northampton constructs a new rotary.

Wilson’s Department Store in Greenfield is closing for good.

No Blue Seal Kielbasa this holiday season.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, September 27, 2019

South Hadley teacher fined by state ethics commission.

30 fugitives arrested in Holyoke crime sweep.

Uber adds new safety features.

Bill Cosby hit with legal bill in the millions.

Ludlow Police post reminder to those under 16 about bicycle helmets.

Post Office now hiring for the holiday season!

Northampton World War II Club puts building up for sale.

MGM Springfield losing some of its workforce to Encore Harbor.

Ventriloquist Jimmy Nelson has died.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Super Bowl!
Cold weather.
Uber responds to higher fees proposed legislation.
Two Mass. state reps again pursue raising income taxes on those earning in excess of a million dollars.
Court interpreter Joseph Jack retires.
Rachel’s Table holds “Foodraiser” for furloughed federal employees.
Baystate Medical Center puts visitor restrictions in place due to flu.
Wind chill warning includes time limit on pets kept outside.
Great restaurants in the region participate in “Chefs For Jimmy!”
Amherst Model Railroad Society at the Big E!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Ride-hailing services will get you to the polls today!
East Longmeadow’s Nick Ahmed wins the National League Gold Glove Award!
Western Mass. barber shops, county by county, from Yelp!
Lowe’s closes 51 stores in North America and Canada.
Open enrollment begins now for the Mass. Health Connector.
Springfield Thunderbird logo painted at Main and Boland!
Chicopee Braves Cheerleaders team advances to a national competition!
Several Western Mass. Police Depts. raise money for veterans with “No Shave November!”

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

George 41 and Barbara Bush are improving!
Chicopee Police apprehend suspected car break perp;
Holyoke city councilor tries to “brownout” mayor’s salary;
Thin ice in the region; gas prices – down.