Monthly Archives: May 2017

Local Pulse Show 190 | 05-27-17

Broadcast from the Tall Ships!

This week we broadcast from the deck of the Schooner Adventure to help celebrate Newburyport’s Maritime Days.
Joe’s guests were:
Ken Jackman, from the Custom House Maritime Museum, who discussed the events happening during Maritime Days, the decision to bring in two tall ships (the Schooner Adventure and the Schooner Alabama), and more! (2:21)
Mayor Donna Holaday who discussed what’s involved in planning the arrival of tall ships to Newburyport, the festivities, and what we can look forward to in Newburyport during the upcoming summer. (11:19)
Capt. Dale Groff & Capt. Willy Leathers, of the Schooner Alabama and Schooner Adventure, who talked about the ships, the history of the ships, and the tours of the ships available during Maritime Days. (21:14)
Kevin Hunt, the Director of Veterans’ Services for the cities of Amesbury & Newburyport and Towns of Merrimac & Salisbury, who talked about Memorial Day activities and events in the area, and the Newburyport Memorial Brick program. (28:54)
Kim Turner & Jen Collins, from the Newburyport Parks Commission and the Americana Rhythm & Roots Festival, about Newburyport’s 23 parks and the upcoming projects this summer. We also talked about the Rhythm & Roots Festival, that supports the Parks Conservancy. (41:59)
Linda Garcia, owner of Abraham’s Bagels & Pizza, about the grand re-opening of “Abe’s” and the work it’s taken to get to this point.
Local Pulse with Joe DiBiase is where you can hear about the news, views, arts and food in the Newburyport area. Tune in to WNBP, 106.1 FM, 1450 AM, and streaming at www.LocalPulseRadio.com/ every Saturday morning at 9:00 am.

Joe & Gregg - Local Pulse Show 190 Ken Jackman - Local Pulse Show 190 Donna Holaday - Local Pulse Show 190
Capts. Dale & Willy - Local Pulse Show 190Kevin Hunt - Local Pulse Show 190 Kim Turner & Jen Collins - Local Pulse Show 190
Linda Garcia - Local Pulse Show 190
Cupcake from Buttermilk! - Local Pulse Show 190

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Local Pulse Show 189 | 05-20-17

“Leapers” of Faith, Wildlife & The Deck

This week Joe’s guests were:

Alice Mulvany and Officers Dani Sinclair & Tori Smith, to talk about their “Leap of Faith,” a skydiving fundraiser to support The Pelican Intervention Fund, which provides treatment opportunities for those suffering from addiction. Be sure to go to www.PelicanInterventionFund.org and make a donation to support these brave ladies. After all, if they can jump out of a plane, you can write a check!
Jean Adams, from the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, on her regular check-in at Local Pulse, to let us know what’s happening at the Refuge. We love Jean, and she keeps coming back, despite Gregg’s “plover jokes.”  Thanks Jean!
Roman Mondalto, General Manager of The Deck in Salisbury. We talked about the great 2nd floor addition to The Deck, the menu, including some new items, and more.
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Alice Mulvany and Dani Sinclair, Leapers of Faith on Local Pulse Show 189 Jean Adams from Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Local Pulse Show 189 Roman Mondalto from The Deck on Local Pulse Show 189

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Local Pulse Show 188 | 05-13-17

IC School, “Talking” Houses & Plumfest

This week Joe’s guests were:

Mary Reardon, Principal, Immaculate Conception School, which is celebrating its 135th Anniversary. First, we talked a bit about the history of the school, the school today, and in the future with Mary’s upcoming retirement. Mary also shared details about the 135th Anniversary Gala to be held May 19.
Jack Santos, the organizer of If This House Could Talk. We talked about the concept of the project and how residents may take part.  Local homeowners will display a sign describing something about the history of, or an interesting fact about their house during Yankee Homecoming.  Most of all, the idea behind the project is to get people interacting in the real world.  A video of the interview was streamed via Facebook here.
Cynthia Keefe & Kevin Kelley, the founders of Plumfest, joined us to talk about the Island-wide music festival.  This year 80 musical acts will play in/on driveways, yards, porches & decks on Plum Island on May 20. So, don’t miss it!
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Mary Reardon, Principal of Immaculate Conception School, on Local Pulse Show 188 Jack's back on Local Pulse Show 188 Cynthia Keefe, chatting about Plumfest, on Local Pulse Show 188

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Local Pulse Show 187 | 05-06-17

LUNGstrong, Plum Island & Tall Ships

This week Joe’s guests were:

Diane Legg & Jill O’Leary, LUNGstrong, about lung cancer awareness, some misconceptions about lung cancer, the work of LUNGstrong, and their 5K race and 1.5 mile fun walk on May 21, 2017.
Bill Sargent, local Plum Island erosion expert, about how the Island fared over the winter, the good science being done, and the future of Plum Island.
Ken Jackman, Custom House Maritime Museum, about Maritime Days, the visit of the schooners Alabama and Adventure.  Learn how high school students may become tall ship crew members as the ships come into Newburyport. AND … the announcement that Local Pulse will be broadcasting LIVE from the deck of one of the ships on May 27!
Local Pulse with Joe DiBiase is where you can hear about the news, views, arts and food in the Newburyport area. Tune in to WNBP, 106.1 FM, 1450 AM, and streaming at www.LocalPulseRadio.com/listen-live every Saturday morning at 9:00 am.


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