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The Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh is an issues-oriented podcast about political life in Western Pennsylvania.

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The Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh is an issues-oriented podcast about political life in Western Pennsylvania.

    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep17): Valerie McKelvey

    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep17): Valerie McKelvey

    Valerie McKelvey



    Helping Communities in Need



    On episode 17 of the Live Mike Podcast, Mike Romigh talks with long-time Beaver County community volunteer Valerie McKelvey, founder and director of the Franklin Center of Beaver County, including the Professional Outfitters charitable program providing clothing and other essentials to men, women and children facing challenging life transitions.



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    On episode 17 of the Live Mike Podcast, Mike Romigh talks with long-time Beaver County community volunteer Valerie McKelvey, founder and director of the Franklin Center of Beaver County, including the Professional Outfitters charitable program providing clothing and other essentials to men, women and children facing challenging life transitions.



    The Professional Outfitters and Variety Shoppe  is a program of the nonprofit organization, the Franklin Center of Beaver County, Inc. and relies solely on donations for the items it provides to the community.  It has three locations providing clothing and other essentials to men, women and children facing challenging life transitions, especially for those re-entering the workforce. Families can also receive household items such a pots, pans, and bedding when available.



    Some of the Franklin Center’s important community programs include Beaver County Homeless Assistance, Beaver County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Dollar Energy, and the Aliquippa Council of Men and Fathers/Fatherhood Initiative, as well as various after-school and summer education programs for youth.



    Professional Outfitters and Variety Shoppe, 1035 Third Avenue, New Brighton, PA, 15066, 724-846-2000



     



    This episode was recorded April 18, 2020 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.  Host: Mike Romigh.  Guest: Valerie McKelvey. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Mike Romigh. Music (available on SoundCloud.com): Iamdyzm (“Hip Hop & Trance”), HarbingerLoops (“Dreary Thoughts”).  Other Sounds (available on YouTube.com): Highground Motivation (“Steve Harvey Motivational speech - Success of Imagination”), MR4 Music  (“Mobster),” “Edward R. Murrows final reply to Senator Joseph McCarthys See It Now appearance - April 13 1954.” ©The Live Mike Podcast/The Social Voice Project.  All rights reserved.



    This podcast episode can also be found in the Listening Library: Beaver County.











    ABOUT THE PODCAST



    The Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh is an issues-oriented podcast about political life in Western Pennsylvania. Although his personal views are left-of-center, Mike welcomes meaningful conversations about topics from across the political spectrum. Mike Romigh is a noted broadcaster in Western Pennsylvania, with more than thirty years behind the microphone talking politics, sports, current events, local history, and entertainment.







     



     



     



     



     



     



     











    The Social Voice Project is an innovative public interest media company specializing in on-site podcast production and other creative media partnerships with community oriented organizations and individuals. We are dedicated to promoting a wide range of nonprofits, community and cultural projects, public history initiatives, and the arts, tourism, and corporate missions.












     

    • 25 min
    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep16): Marie Timpano

    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep16): Marie Timpano

    Marie Timpano



    Homeless in Beaver County During the Pandemic



    On episode 16 of the Live Mike Podcast, Mike Romigh talks with Marie Timpano of Cornerstone of Beaver County about homelessness in Beaver County during the coronavirus pandemic.











     







    On episode 16 of the Live Mike Podcast, Mike Romigh talks with Marie Timpano of Cornerstone of Beaver County about homelessness in Beaver County during the coronavirus pandemic.



    People living on the streets are among the most vulnerable during this pandemic threat when all preventative measures require the very things they likely cannot do: stay at home and practice proper hygiene. Emergency housing and support are necessary to manage the spread of COVID 19.Additionally, the struggle for the community’s homeless to access food, water, and respite will become much more challenging in weeks and months ahead.



    The Cornerstone of Beaver County (TCBC) is a nonprofit organization, located at 600 6th Street, Beaver Falls, PA 15010, that provides a variety of programs serving individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.



    In addition to the programs directly administered by TCBC, there are a number of partner organization’s providing services from the Cornerstone’s Beaver Falls location. These organizations include: the Urban League of Pittsburgh, Holy Family Institute’s Duquesne Light CAP program, The Franklin Center, and The Beaver County Housing Authority’s CARL program.



     



    This episode was recorded April 10, 2020 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.  Host: Mike Romigh.  Guest: Marie Timpano. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Mike Romigh. Music (available on SoundCloud.com): HarbingerLoops (“Dreary Thoughts”). Floxyde(“Painless End”). Other Sounds (available on YouTube.com): MR4 Music  (“Mobster),” “Edward R. Murrows final reply to Senator Joseph McCarthys See It Now appearance - April 13 1954.” ©The Live Mike Podcast/The Social Voice Project.  All rights reserved.







    ABOUT THE PODCAST



    The Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh is an issues-oriented podcast about political life in Western Pennsylvania. Although his personal views are left-of-center, Mike welcomes meaningful conversations about topics from across the political spectrum. Mike Romigh is a noted broadcaster in Western Pennsylvania, with more than thirty years behind the microphone talking politics, sports, current events, local history, and entertainment.







     



     



     



     



     



     



     











    The Social Voice Project is an innovative public interest media company specializing in on-site podcast production and other creative media partnerships with community oriented organizations and individuals. We are dedicated to promoting a wide range of nonprofits, community and cultural projects, public history initiatives, and the arts, tourism, and corporate missions.












     











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    • 15 min
    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep15): I Heard You Paint Houses

    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep15): I Heard You Paint Houses

    Charles Brandt



    I Heard You Paint Houses 



    On episode 15 of the Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh, we talk with Charles Brandt, author of I Heard You Paint Houses, a true confession by famed mobster Frank Sheeran about his hit on Jimmy Hoffa and other crimes.



     



























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    • 50 min
    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep14): Mass Shooting Motivations

    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep14): Mass Shooting Motivations

    Dr. Shannon Curry



    Mass Shooting Motivations 



    On episode 14 of the Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh, we talk with psychologist Shannon Curry about why and how people become motivated to commit mass shootings in America, including the political and cultural normalization of bigotry, hate, and racism.



     



























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    • 21 min
    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep13): High Crimes

    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep13): High Crimes

    High Crimes & Misdemeanors 



    On episode 13 of the Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh, Mike commentates on the importance of The Mueller Report and the President's reaction to it.  Also, Mike takes up lobbying in Harrisburg on issues related to animal cruelty with Kristen Tullo, Pa State Director at The Humane Society of the United States.



     



























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    • 19 min
    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep12): David Clohessy

    The Live Mike Podcast (Ep12): David Clohessy

    David Clohessy 



    Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests 



    On episode 12 of the Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh, Mike talks with David Clohessy of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), the largest, oldest and most active support group for women and men wounded by religious and institutional authorities such as priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns, coaches, teachers, and others.



     



























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