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15th Annual Homelessness Marathon Schedule

15th Annual Homelessness Marathon Schedule

Pleasantly countering the above promotional material, the ever-expanding 15th Annual Homelessness Marathon schedule now runs for 13.5 hours from Wednesday, February 22nd at 7pm Atlantic to Thursday, February 23rd at 8:30am Atlantic. Please find the full schedule below 7pm CiTR (Vancouver, BC): Profiles of folk who live and work in the Downtown Eastside live from Megaphone Magazine; along with discussion of the opioid crisis and […]

Brian Cleveland

February 22nd, 2017

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15th Annual Homelessness Marathon

15th Annual Homelessness Marathon

On Wednesday February 22nd, 2017, Local 107.3 FM in Saint John, NB will host the 2017 Homelessness Marathon.  Having aired the annual overnight radio marathon for a number of years, we are proud to take the opportunity to organize this year’s broadcast. This year marks the 15th annual Homelessness Marathon, a yearly overnight radio broadcast shared on campus and community stations from coast to coast, creating linkages and […]

Brian Cleveland

January 31st, 2017

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Local-FM Volunteer Awards 2017

Local-FM Volunteer Awards 2017

Local-FM was very happy to hold its first annual Volunteer Awards 2017 on January 14th at the Five & Dime located in Uptown Saint John! Eleven awards were delivered to our volunteer base, nine chosen by staff and two voted on by the public. Enjoy some photos from the event below as well as a list of the awards winners: Best Spoken Word Program The […]

Stephanie Tierney

January 16th, 2017

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Local 107.3FM Polar Plunge

Local 107.3FM Polar Plunge

On January 28 at 1:00 PM, come on out for a quick polar dip at the Irving Nature Park in support of your UNBSJ campus-based community radio station Local 107.3FM We are looking for crazy, calculating, community driven donors. The cost is only $10 with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the non-profit radio station. The goal is $3000 and we know we can do this […]

Brian Cleveland

January 11th, 2017

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Local Responder : Episode #5 : Abigail Smith

Local Responder : Episode #5 : Abigail Smith

Hey Local-FM friends! “Local Responder” Episode #5 hit the airwaves today with our fifth special guest Abigail Smith! Abigail is the current FEMCORE Collective Coordinator, host of three Local-FM radio programs and curator of the FEMCORE zine (issue #2 coming soon!). Abigail and I spoke about her beginnings in community radio and where she sees the FEMCORE Collective heading in 2017. “Local Responder” is a […]

Stephanie Tierney

January 9th, 2017

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Spend Your 2016 Holidays With The Radio

Spend Your 2016 Holidays With The Radio

Local 107.3FM’s Special Holiday Programming 2016 We’ve got some great holiday programming over the next three days with specials both new & old for your listening pleasure. Stay warm by your radio this week and welcome Local 107.3FM as part of your family’s traditions this holiday season. And, if you get a little sick of holiday tunes (or from too much eggnog), we’ve got your […]

Brian Cleveland

December 23rd, 2016

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The KWIR Holiday Survival Guide!

The KWIR Holiday Survival Guide!

Greetings Local-FM & KWIR Radio Friends! This year on Local-FM’s “KWIR” program, I offered a Holiday Survival Guide for queer-identified individuals. As you likely know, the Holiday season can be particularly challenging for people of the LGBTQ+ community. Many people are not “out” to their families, many are “sort of” accepted by their families, and still others are completely rejected by their families. In this […]

Stephanie Tierney

December 21st, 2016

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Local Responder : Episode #4 : Mandy-Lynn Donovan

Local Responder : Episode #4 : Mandy-Lynn Donovan

Hey Local-FM friends! “Local Responder” Episode #4 hit the airwaves today with our fourth special guest Mandy-Lynn Donovan! Mandy-Lynn has been a volunteer programmer at Local-FM since June of this year producing a weekly program called “Tuning In With Mandy-Lynn” for Local-FM listeners. Mandy-Lynn brings in weekly community guests to have really interesting chats about their lives and how they contribute to the Saint John community. “Local Responder” […]

Stephanie Tierney

December 19th, 2016

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Funding Drive 2016 Raises $4298 For Community Radio In Saint John

Funding Drive 2016 Raises $4298 For Community Radio In Saint John

Following an announcement to our members at our recent Annual General Meeting, we are ecstatic to finally break the news and inform our supporters all across this city and beyond that you helped raise our best funding drive total ever in 2016. Pledging nearly double last year’s total, community radio stalwarts committed $4298 that will contribute heavily to our services and operations into 2017. We […]

Brian Cleveland

December 19th, 2016

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FEMCORE Collective Newsletter – December 15, 2016

FEMCORE Collective Newsletter – December 15, 2016

Check out the latest newsletter from our Women’s Collective Coordinator, Abigail Smith, here. It includes information about a collective name change, the radio program, upcoming events, and more.

Brian Cleveland

December 16th, 2016

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