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Warwick Senator Kendra Anderson Talks about Women's Issues
1/14/22  |  8 min

Gloria Kennedy continues her conversation with Warwick Senator Kendra Anderson.

Hear about problems that affect women and children in Warwick and the work Kendra wants to do to help Warwick families.

 

Meet Warwick Senator Kendra Anderson
1/11/22  |  18 min

Gloria Kennedy talks with Warwick’s newest state senator Kendra Anderson.

Hear how Kendra decided to run for office, what it was like to join the Senate during the pandemic, about the bills she sponsored, and how Warwick’s state legislators work with the city to help Warwick.

 

Friday Night Comedy in Warwick
1/4/22  |  19 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Bring Your Own Improv Artistic Director Daniel Lee White, Director Audrey Dubois, and cast member Carolyn Morey.

Hear about Bring Your Own Improv’s family friendly and late night comedy shows. Discover how improv makes you part of the show, and get a taste of BYOI as Audrey, Caroline, Daniel, and Scott play the Alphabet game.

 

It's Your Pick: The Warwick Game Show
12/28/21  |  1 min

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Each month, we have a theme, and our contestants choose songs about that theme. Once you’ve heard their songs, you get to pick which one is best.

This month’s theme is “Songs for the New Year” with songs to get us ready for 2022.

 

Warwick Kids Speak: Riley’s Winter Fun
12/21/21  |  7 min

Warwick children’s librarian Christine Kayal talks with Apponaug third grader Riley Scambio about Riley’s favorite winter activity.

Riley and her aunt Andrea share the story of their family’s annual sledding tradition—guaranteed to evoke your own nostalgic memories. Christine also gets Riley’s advice on how to become an enthusiastic reader.

 

Speaker Joe Shekarchi on Family, Politics, and Warwick
12/14/21  |  20 min

Gloria Kennedy talks with Warwick Representative and Speaker of the House K. Joseph Shekarchi about family, politics, and the city.

Hear about his life in public service, the public’s perception of politics and the impact of social media, and the fiscal health of Rhode Island. What you won’t hear, however, is what the ‘K.’ in his name stands for.

 

Buy Less, Give and Get More, and Connect with Your Warwick Neighbors
12/7/21  |  18 min

Warwick resident Barbara Sweeney talks with administrator Erica Lynn Erickson about the Buy Nothing Project and Warwick’s two Buy Nothing groups.

Hear about Warwick’s gift economy where you give away the things you no longer need and ask for the things you want, and learn how joining your local Buy Nothing group can help you make better use of the things you own and connect you with your community.

 

It’s a Wonderful Life at the Gamm Theatre
12/3/21  |  20 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Gamm Theatre Artistic Director Tony Estrella and It’s a Wonderful Life Director Damon Kiely about the live radio play.

Hear how the actors and crew recreate a 1940s radio broadcast, how the play builds community, and why the message “no man is a failure who has friends” is especially meaningful now.

 

The Picozzi Family Christmas Display
11/30/21  |  16 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Mayor Frank Picozzi about the Picozzi family Christmas display.

Hear how Warwick’s favorite Christmas display started, how big the Mayor's electricity bills are, and how the display helps local charities.

 

It's Your Pick: The Warwick Game Show
11/26/21  |  1 min

LISTEN HERE or go to Warwick Radio Online on Spotify and sign up for a free Spotify account to enjoy this month's episode.

Each month, we have a theme, and our contestants choose songs about that theme. Once you’ve heard their songs, you get to pick which one is best.

This month’s theme is “Feel Good, Inc.” with songs that put our contestants in an instant good mood.

 

Step Into a Victorian Christmas at Clouds Hill Museum
11/23/21  |  19 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Clouds Hill Museum President and Curator Anne Holst and Director Paul Miller about the fully intact Warwick Victorian home.

Clouds Hill has been owned by four generations of women, and tours of Clouds Hill are like a visit with the family in the 1870s. Hear about the history of Clouds Hill and how you can step into an authentic Victorian Christmas for the holidays.

 

Free Alternative Health Services for Warwick
11/16/21  |  19 min

Warwick Health and Wellness host Martha Bottella talks with Live Inspired Now wellness coach Heather Paris.

Hear about health coaching, fire walking, becoming self-empowered, and free alternative health services available to everyone in Warwick.

 

Mm! The Like No Udder Ice Cream Taste Test
11/9/21  |  16 min

Gloria Kennedy and her undercover helpers talk with Warwick businesswoman Karen Krinksy about Like No Udder ice cream, and they sample it, too!

Hear about treats for vegans, people who can’t eat dairy or gluten, people with food allergies, and everyone who likes dessert. Plus, discover the tasting team’s verdict. (Spoiler alert—they like it!)

 

Skating, Hockey, and Events at Thayer/Warburton Ice Arenas
11/5/21  |  12 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Director Beverly Wiley from the Warwick Parks and Recreation Department about Thayer/Warburton Ice Arenas.

Hear about open skating and lessons, figure skating, and hockey games, and find out how you can rent the arenas for cozy family celebrations and large community events.

 

The Pool Is Open! Year-round Swimming at McDermott Pool
11/2/21  |  10 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Director Beverly Wiley from the Warwick Parks and Recreation Department about McDermott Pool.

Hear about pool memberships and year-round swimming, swim meets by local teams, and how you can rent the pool for family events like birthday parties.

 

It's Your Pick: The Warwick Game Show
10/26/21  |  1 min

LISTEN HERE or go to Warwick Radio Online on Spotify and sign up for a free Spotify account to enjoy this month's episode.

Each month, we have a theme, and our contestants choose songs about that theme. Once you’ve heard their songs, you get to pick which one is best.

This month’s theme is “Gimmee!” with songs that have “I want” in their titles.

 

Caring for Warwick’s Animals at the Warwick Animal Shelter
10/19/21  |  20 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Director Ann Corvin from the Warwick Animal Shelter.

Hear about how the shelter helps and cares for Warwick’s animals, how to keep your animals safe, fundraisers by Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter—including their annual classic car show—and how you can adopt your next family member.

 

Art, Classes, and Camps at the Warwick Center for the Arts
10/12/21  |  16 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Director Danielle Salisbury about the Warwick Center for the Arts in the Kentish Artillery Armory building in Apponaug Village.

Hear about art exhibits and opportunities to show your art, classes you can take—including meditation, yoga, art journaling, and creative writing—collaborations with Mayor Frank Picozzi and City Hall, and summer art camp for kids.

 

Gloria & John Talk About the Future of Newspapers
10/5/21  |  20 min

Gloria Kennedy and John Howell talk about the future of the Warwick Beacon and other newspapers.

Find out why newspapers today cover less local news and sports than they used to, and hear how the Beacon continues to inform Warwick citizens about the news and issues that affect them.

 

Two Parents, Five Kids, a Dog, and a Cat: Tales from a Warwick Boyhood
9/28/21  |  10 min

Lifelong resident Bob tells the story of being five years old in Warwick in 1956.

Hear about Bob’s family and home, his outdoor escapades, and his encounters with a strongminded and adventuresome fellow named Riley.

 

Improving Our City with Council President Stephen McAllister
9/21/21  |  18 min

Warwick Life host Scott Nerney talks with Council President Stephen P. McAllister about investments and improvements in Ward 7 and across Warwick.

Hear about upgrades to Apponaug, the city’s plans for the “sawtooth” building and the City Hall annex, LED street lights, and updating the city fleet with new ambulances, fire trucks, and garbage trucks, and more.

 

John Howell Reports on Himself: A Conversation with the Man Behind the Warwick Beacon
9/14/21  |  19 min & 18 min

Gloria Kennedy talks with John Howell, publisher and editor of the Warwick Beacon, about his life and career.

Hear about John’s childhood and education, how he met his wife Carol, and the latest on his dog Ollie. Find out how John became a journalist and how he’s reported on the city for over 50 years.

 

Gloria Kennedy Remembers 1950s Warwick
9/7/21  |  20 min

Gloria Kennedy reflects on Warwick, Rhode Island in the 1950s when she was growing up.

Hear her memories of Oakland Beach School, bologna sandwiches, Gus’s Doughboys, ice skating on Warwick’s ponds, President Lyndon B. Johnson's visit to Warwick, and more.

 

A Taste of Breakfast with Books
7/26/21  |  17 min

Warwick librarians Mary Anne Quinn, Jen Linton, Jennifer Beiermann, and Wil Gregersen chat about good summer reads and the next Breakfast with Books get-together in September.

Breakfast with Books looks at new and noteworthy titles that you may not know about but will definitely want to pick up.

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