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Immigrant March Ushers in ‘Your Hometown’ Program Tonight

Immigrant March Ushers in ‘Your Hometown’ Program Tonight

Marc Lemay is host of a new locally produced WHAV program, “Your Hometown.” During tonight’s debut of “Your Hometown” over 97.9 WHAV, Marc Lemay talks with Teresa Giuffre and Joshua Alba about Monday’s Day Without Immigrants March in Lawrence. Among many questions, Lemay asks whether those living in the country illegally should be worried about


Andover Drug Offender Diversion Program Focus of Open Mike

A program to steer drug offenders away from the courts and into treatment is the focus of an Andover Police effort. Andover Police Sgt. Gregory Scott, responsible for community support, and Andover Community Support Coordinator Sobhan Namvar discuss the diversion effort on Monday night’s Open Mike Show on 97.9 WHAV. Besides moving non-violent, first-time offenders


97.9 WHAV Inauguration Takes Place Thursday Night

Baritone Vaughn Monroe at WHAV’s 1947 opening. (Photograph courtesy Leanne Wholley, great granddaughter of WHAV founder John T. Russ.) Live and locally performed music and special tributes highlight Thursday night’s formal dedication of 97.9 WHAV and celebration of the 70th anniversary of the original WHAV in Haverhill. Rick O’Shey, a broadcast veteran who first came