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A podcast for the City of Warwick with news and stories about the city’s people, businesses, and one-of-a-kind culture.

Hear your friends and neighbors explore their community and home.

Write to us at radio@warwicklibrary.org.

Warwick Radio Online: The Voice of Warwick, Rhode Island Warwick Public Library

    • Society & Culture

A podcast for the City of Warwick with news and stories about the city’s people, businesses, and one-of-a-kind culture.

Hear your friends and neighbors explore their community and home.

Write to us at radio@warwicklibrary.org.

    Caring for Warwick’s Animals at the Warwick Animal Shelter

    Caring for Warwick’s Animals at the Warwick Animal Shelter

    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.

    Visit the Warwick Animal Shelter on Facebook. Adopt a new family member at Petfinder. Find out about Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter fundraisers on their Facebook page and website.

    Warwick Life highlights what’s special in Warwick, Rhode Island and helps listeners get the most from this seaside community. Warwick Life is produced by Scott Nerney and presented by the Warwick Center for the Arts.

    Write to warwicklife@gmail.com.



    Music by Tess Der Manouelian.

    • 20 min
    Art, Classes, and Camps at the Warwick Center for the Arts

    Art, Classes, and Camps at the Warwick Center for the Arts

    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.

    Warwick Life highlights what’s special in Warwick, Rhode Island and helps listeners get the most from this seaside community. Warwick Life is produced by Scott Nerney and presented by the Warwick Center for the Arts.

    Write to warwicklife@gmail.com.

    Music by Tess Der Manouelian.

    • 16 min
    Gloria & John Talk About the Future of Newspapers

    Gloria & John Talk About the Future of Newspapers

    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.

    Gloria Kennedy Fleck was elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 1976 and was Deputy Majority Leader in the 1970s and 1980s. She was a Talk Host on WHJJ in Providence, Rhode Island from 1984-1986, and she's worked as a nonprofit fundraiser.

    John Howell is president of Beacon Communications and publisher of the Warwick Beacon, Cranston Herald, Johnston Sun Rise and the Pennysaver. He is also a columnist, reporter, and editor-in-chief of the Warwick Beacon.

    Write to Gloria on Twitter at @mssenator. Write to John at johnh@rhodybeat.com.

    Music by Audionautix.com

    • 19 min
    Two Parents, Five Kids, a Dog, and a Cat: Tales from a Warwick Boyhood

    Two Parents, Five Kids, a Dog, and a Cat: Tales from a Warwick Boyhood

    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.

    See photos of Riley, Gunther, Thomas and Bob.

    Music by Audionautix.com

    Sound effects by the BBC

    • 10 min
    Improving Our City with Council President Stephen McAllister

    Improving Our City with Council President Stephen McAllister

    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.

    Warwick Life highlights what’s special in Warwick, Rhode Island and helps listeners get the most from this seaside community. Warwick Life is produced by Scott Nerney and presented by the Warwick Center for the Arts.

    Write to Scott at warwicklife@gmail.com.

    Music by Tess Der Manouelian.

    • 18 min
    John Howell Reports on Himself: The Man Behind the Warwick Beacon (Part 1)

    John Howell Reports on Himself: The Man Behind the Warwick Beacon (Part 1)

    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 Fleck was elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 1976 and was Deputy Majority Leader in the 1970s and 1980s. She was a Talk Host on WHJJ in Providence, Rhode Island from 1984-1986, and she's worked as a nonprofit fundraiser

    John Howell is president of Beacon Communications and publisher of the Warwick Beacon, Cranston Herald, Johnston Sun Rise and the Pennysaver. He is also a columnist, reporter, and editor-in-chief of the Warwick Beacon.

    Write to Gloria on Twitter at @mssenator. Write to John at johnh@rhodybeat.com.

    Music by Audionautix.com

    • 19 min

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