Podcasts: Bill Newman

Bill Newman

The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‘fish wrap’ about the day’s headlines.

hotel northampton

The Hotel Northampton Union?

09/14: Hillary Mann Leverett, Middle- East expert, long-time National Security Council member, and author of “Going to Tehran: Why America Must Accept the Islamic Republic of Iran” on the Iraq nuclear deal. Then, Hotel Northampton employees explain why they need and are demanding a union.

margaret b jonas

Hope in The Pope

9/11: Rev. Margaret Bullitt- Jonas, Rev. Peter Ives, Rabbi Justin David, & Karen Ribeiro, leader of Pioneer Valley Interfaith Eco Action, on Pope Francis’ upcoming visit, Moral Action for Climate Justice, and reflections on 9/11. Local interfaith eco-action details at http://bit.ly/1PxmTTS

stan rosenberg

Taking A Stan On The Pipleine

9/10: Massachusetts State Senate President Stan Rosenberg; then a local and national treasure, best selling children’s book author and illustrator Mo Willems.

mike rya

Men With Hats

9/9: Judge Michael Ryan on Cooley-Dickinson—yes, the man the hospital is named for and why you haven’t hear about him and what you should do about that! Wear a hat—seriously. Then “Cool Films with Larry Hott,” the Emmy Award-winning film maker.

penny

Pipelines and Chalk Talk

9/8: Katiy Eiseman, Ex. Dir., MassPLAN, PipeLine Awareness Network, updates us on that frackin’ pipeline; Claudia Lefko,
Founder of the Iraqi Children’s Art Exhange and archguitarist Peter Blanchette on “Baghdad to Bach;” Northampton Center for the Arts Exec Dir. Penny Burke on chalking Northampton.

M

Autism Explored

9.1 Steve Silberman on “Neuro Tribes”, the history and presence of autism.  Plus astronomer and professor Salman Hameed on the…

Represent Us!

8.31 Political Gold with Josh Silver. Black in the Valley with Rev- Dr. Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks and Professor Carlie Tartakov. http://media.whmp.com/NEWMAN_AUG_31_2015.mp3Podcast…

noelle hanrahan

Missives From Mumia

9/2: Noelle Hanrahan, founder and producer of Prison Radio; Dr. Dana Suskind, author of “Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain;” and Vaya con Munoz !

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

Fresh
Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embraces his son Patrick during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. At left is Christie's older son Andrew and wife Mary Pat at right. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Christie had banked his presidential prospects on a strong finish in New Hampshire, but finished behind most Republican rivals.

2 hours ago in National

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

Updated
U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

2 hours ago in Local

Paul Mark Considering Berkshire Senate Seat

paul mark

Mark had initially ruled out a run, but now admits he is "thinking about" since 4th Berkshire District Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli has taken himself out of the running.

2 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

Updated
A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

By Yasmeen Abutaleb (Reuters) – Twitter Inc made a dramatic product change on Wednesday, saying it will recast the way…

2 hours ago in Local

Mass Pike to Drop Toll Booth for Automatic System

highway

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that toll booths will be removed on the Mass Turnpike, and replaced with an “Open Road Tolling” system which will automatically charge drivers for using the road.