40 episodes

Tune in each week as NewsNow editor Mike Williscraft sits down with special guests to discuss the current issues and events happening right now in West Niagara. Local news, local places, local people - news that matters to you!

NewsNow Podcast Mike Williscraft

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Tune in each week as NewsNow editor Mike Williscraft sits down with special guests to discuss the current issues and events happening right now in West Niagara. Local news, local places, local people - news that matters to you!

    Town of Grimsby Ward 3 Candidate Debate

    Town of Grimsby Ward 3 Candidate Debate

    Candidates for Grimsby's Ward 3 debate why they deserve your vote in the upcoming municipal election.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode 34: A conversation about the NPCA ft. Rob Foster

    Episode 34: A conversation about the NPCA ft. Rob Foster

    In this episode, Niagara Regional councilor and NPCA member Rob Foster joins Mikes to discuss the future of the NPCA post-COVID, the future of development in the region and a number of other topics.

    • 37 min
    Episode 33: A Fond Farewell to Teddy’s

    Episode 33: A Fond Farewell to Teddy’s

    It's official. Teddy's, a true Grimsby institution, will be closing its doors after more than 50 years of operating.
    In this emotional episode, Mike chats with the restaurant's co-owners Sandy and Teddy Jaskula. Together, the trio revisits old memories, brings the past to life and discuss what turning points lead to the decision.
     

    • 39 min
    Episode 32: Trees of Healthy Wishes ft. Pam Ellens

    Episode 32: Trees of Healthy Wishes ft. Pam Ellens

    As the festive Christmas Season descends on West Niagara, Mike sits down with WLMH Foundation executive director Pam Ellens to talk about the upcoming Trees of Healthy Wishes campaign.
    The two have a conversation touching on the annual event of gratitude, the Foundation's contribution to the ongoing WLMH rebuild project and a special NewsNow scoop!
    Be sure to check out the 'Trees of Healthy Wishes' section coming up in this year's Dec. 23 edition.
     

    • 19 min
    Episode 31: The GBF Christmas Food Drive 2021 ft. Ashley Marr

    Episode 31: The GBF Christmas Food Drive 2021 ft. Ashley Marr

    GBF director of programs, Ashley Marr, joins Mike this episode to discuss this year's Christmas Hamper food drive in Grimsby.
    Along the way, Ashley explains what her organization needs, how the gathering and packaging process will be COVID-safe, and how Grimsby residents can contribute.

    • 24 min
    Episode 30: Hometown Hockey events ft. Shauna Daley

    Episode 30: Hometown Hockey events ft. Shauna Daley

    Hometown Hockey is coming to to the Peach King Centre and the Grimsby DIA has something special planned.
    In this episode, Mike is joined by Shauna Daley of the White Rhino Gift Shop to discuss all the fun events and prizes the organization has in store.
    For more stories on Hometown Hockey's return to Grimsby, visit wn3.ca.

    • 15 min

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