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    Special Guest Co-Hosts Throughout Oct. 31st to Nov. 1st - Click Image Below To See The List!
    September 15th, 2013


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      Celebration with WSCA and “The Groove” on November 8th… Please Join Us To Celebrate The Closing Of Our Fundraising Week Event!
      September 14th, 2013

      Nov 8th Party

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        Portsmouth Community Radio “Out and About” At The Kittery Block Party…Thanks For Stopping By!
        May 12th, 2013

        2013-06-15 14.03.05Photo Courtesy of : Supersport (Scratchy45′s and Beyond - Saturdays 9 - Noon)

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          April 21st, 2013

          On April 18th, the Music Hall hosted the annual Spotlight Awards, and WSCA was there to cover and broadcast it live.  You can STREAM IT NOW or download the MP3.  

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            WSCA Spring 2013 “Seed the Power” Membership Drive Presents Australian “Charlie Mgee” - The Permaculture Troubadour - with his “Turnip the Beet for Sustainability Concert” - Saturday - May 4th - Kittery Community Center - Opening Act is Andrea Szirbik and The Bearded [4] - Evening Begins at 6 PM with a “Green Living Fair” - Music Starts at 7 PM - See Video Below For All the Details About This Exciting Event to Benefit Portsmouth Community Radio
            April 11th, 2013

            The video below is both an introduction to the concept of Permaculture with our own Amy Antonucci and Steve Diamond recorded at their Permaculture Homestead in Barrington, NH…and a fast-paced entertaining promo to our May 4th Live Concert…. If  after watching this video, you want to see more examples of Permaculture in action go to this link on YouTube and watch Part II of our Permaculture video:


            Saturday, May 4th, at the Kittery Community Center -120 Rogers Road in Kittery -  Portsmouth Community Radio in collaboration with The Kittery Community Center’s Star Theatre, Cornerstone Tree Care, and The Greater Seacoast Permaculture Group proudly present Australia’s own Charlie Mgee - The Permaculture Troubadour in his “Turnip the Beet for Sustainability” Concert… MusicDancing… Comedy…Fun!

            The music begins at 7 pm with the fantastic talent of Andrea Szirbik and The Bearded [4]  followed by Charlie Mgee (aka Charlie McGee, Charlie Jones).   As an added part of the evening’s program… starting at 6 pm many local groups and organizations that support sustainability, clean energy, and permaculture will take part in an informative “Green Living Fair“! 

            Tickets in advance are $10.00 available from  or IN PERSON at WSCA 909 Islington St. Portsmouth -603-430-9722.  Tickets also at the door for $15.00.   Tickets for Children Under 12 are free!  Seating is limited… so get your tickets now.  This concert benefits Portsmouth Community Radio’s Seed the Power Membership Drive.
            NOTE: Those who attend the concert will also be able to receive a discount on a tax deductible membership to WSCA … and We will be broadcasting live from the concert locally at 106.1 FM, streaming live online at or using the “TuneIn” App on your mobile device.  


            We welcome ECOMovement , The Green Maids Rolling Green Nursery  and Green Art as additional sponsors of our May 4th Concert and/or  The Green Spring Fair!  Thank you! 

            ECOmovement_logoGreen Maids - underwriter for the Green Liing Fair - May 4thRolling Green NurseryGreen Art Update

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              Green Living Fair
              April 10th, 2013

              Green Living Fair Logo_WSCA addedParticipants in the  Green Living Fair sponsored by WSCA are listed below… please check out their sites… come to the Green Living Fair and support local “Green” businesses as well as WSCA.  We will be broadcasting live from the Green Living Fair so tune in at 106.1 FM locally, streaming at, or use the TuneIn App on your mobile device.

              Seacoast Eat Local                                                  
              Slow Food Seacoast                     
              Post-Landfill Action Network   
              Seacoast NH
              Port City Makerspace                                            
              Kittery Land Trust                       
              PREP   Piscataqua Region Estuary Partnership (at UNH)
              Cape Neddick Center for Wildlife                       
              Awareness Unlimited                 
               End 68 Hours of Hunger
              Kittery Adult Education     
              Healing Hands Community Chiropractic
              Greater Seacoast Permaculture Group              
              Green Art                                       
              Green Alliance
              Green Maids                                                            


              Do not miss this informative event… May 4th beginning at 6 pm at the Kittery Community Center Star Theatre - 120 Rogers Rd. in Kittery, ME. At 7 pm our fantastic “Turnip the Beet for Sustainability” Live Concert Begins -  Tickets are $10. IN ADVANCE  at or IN PERSON at WSCA at 909 Islington St. Suite 1. -  AT THE DOOR - $15.00 - Ticketed children under 12 get in free - For more information, please view our videos, posters, and other related articles on this webpage..  or call 603-430-9722…and thank you for supporting this event and Portsmouth Community Radio during our “Spring 2013 Seed the Power Membership Drive” May 3rd to the 9th


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                Annual Fundraising Event for Portsmouth Community Radio - rock’n Community DANCE with Jeannie Daniels Band - January 26th - 21 Plus Event
                January 18th, 2013


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                  Stay Tuned’s - Thanksgiving with the Beatles
                  November 20th, 2012

                  Mark Your Calendar - Thursday - November 22nd - Shawn Henderson Will Play the Entire Beatles Catalog from A to Z Beginning at 7 AM

                  It has become a tradition here at Portsmouth Community Radio.   Stay Tuned’s (Fridays 1:30-5 pm)  host, Shawn Henderson will spend Thanksgiving Day entertaining listeners with his annual “Thanksgiving with the Beatles” marathon.  It all begins at 7 AM on Thursday, November 22nd and ends when Shawn has played the ENTIRE Beatles catalog from A to Z.
                  Listen locally at 106.1 FM or listen online at    A day long celebration of community with the music of the Beatles.

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                    Posted in Special Programming, Special Show, WSCA Announcements, WSCA events, WSCA shows
                    15th Annual Homelessness Marathon - National Broadcast October 21, 2012
                    October 24th, 2012

                    Check out this video highlight of our 1 hour broadcast as a national host  station of the 15th Annual Homelessness Marathon.  Portsmouth Community Radio was one of 7 stations selected to host an hour (3-4 pm) of this program designed to raise awareness of the homelessness problem in America.  Over 200 stations worldwide carried our broadcast on the Pacifica Broadcasting Network, the same network that broadcasts Democracy Now (M-F,  5 to 6 pm) with Amy Goodman.  This broadcast  is one of the many things that  makes “Community Radio” so incredibly unique and valuable, and we were proud to participate and to be selected as a host station.

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                      WSCA’s 8th Anniversary Party - Friday - October 12th - 5 pm to 8 pm - 909 Islington St. Portsmouth, NH
                      October 3rd, 2012

                      You know what we sound like at Portsmouth Community Radio - WSCA-LP 106.1 fm,  so now come and see what we look like.

                      On Friday, October 12th  from 5pm to 8pm WSCA will be celebrating its 8th Anniversary on the air, so come on by and meet the DJs, hang out with other volunteers, swap ideas, and get a guided tour of our studios… All in good fun… Everyone is invited!

                      The Portsmouth Community Radio WSCA-LP  studios are located at 909 Islington Street, Portsmouth, there is plenty of parking, and it is free.   If you are a volunteer, or are thinking about volunteering, Friday October 12th  from 5pm to 8pm is an ideal time to hang out with people already involved with Portsmouth Community Radio WSCA-LP.  So come and join us!   More information can be found by calling  603-430-9722.  And thank you for listening and supporting WSCA-LP Portsmouth Community Radio. Remember: everyone is welcome…and a good time is guaranteed!!

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                        Photo Album From Our 2012 Spring Fund Drive - Majority of Photos Contributed by Ann Haggart, with Additional Photos by John Lovering, and Mark Lefebvre
                        June 12th, 2012



                        Maureen Raiche, Marketing Director for UNO, being interviewed on-air by John Lovering on June 20th. Damon Thomas handled the studio end of the interview.



                        Medium, Danielle, did psychic readings at the UNO “Great Musician Photo” Auction in Dover on June 20th.


                        As the sun and temperature went down, Bob McDermott and John Lovering emerged from their “undercover” location to help promote Portsmouth Community Radio it UNO’s of Dover on June 20th


                        Sharon Jones joined Terry MacDonald on a special ediiton of Jazz Straightahead


                        Former Poet Laureate, John Perrault, performs in-studio on June 20th


                        (l-r) Exeter Theatre’s Carol Aten, Seacoast 2012 Idol - Kat Murphy, and Sandy Martin wait to go on the air on June 20th.



                        Members of “The Senior Scenes Players” (l - r) Guy Monte, Chuck Curtis, and Gillian Aguilar, were guests on Audio Theatre with host, John Lovering, on June 19th



                        Phone Volunteer, Richard Jenisch, takes pledges on June 19th… he worked 5 hours!



                        Ann Bliss, Board Chair, handles the phone pledges during the “Scratchy 45′s and Beyond” Special Fund Drive Show on June 16, 2012. Show host, Supersport, is supervising.



                        Program Director, Damon Thomas, was awake bright and early and on duty taking phone calls during the “Scratch 45′s and Beyond” Special Fund Drive Show with host Supersport on June 16th



                        “Scratchy 45′s and Beyond” host, Supersport, holds up a K-Tel album during the June 16th Special Fund Drive Show “K-Tel Power Explosion”. Laughs, entertainment, and a lot of pledges combined to make the morning a big success!



                        Supersport (r) with guests Louie “Spindoctor’ (c) and Damon Thomas, Program Director (l) combined to put on a terrific “Scratchy 45′s and Beyond” Special Fund Drive Show on June 16th - “K-Tel Power Explosion” How did they get 20 songs on one album? No one knows… or do they?



                        Jeanne says — I’ve never seen so many people walk into the station and give us cash! Thank you all!



                        Danielle Dionne, Medium, was a special guest on Bob McDermott’s “The Paranormal Zone”



                        June 15th - Stay Tuned with Host Shawn Henderson welcomed the five piece contemporary Bluegrass band from Maine known as Cribstone Bridge



                        Cribstone Bridge - Contemporary Bluegrass band from Maine - Performs live in the studio on Stay Tuned - June 15th



                        Kathi Hubbard, our volunteer bookkeeper, tallies and deposits each day’s donations.



                        Uncle Phil serenades his audience with pledge drive promos!



                        Dick Rozed (l) and Roger Wood (r) joined Ann Haggart, Host of Radiogazette, to tell tales of the old days of radio in the seacoast



                        Charlie Griffin waits to read the news as Angelynne Hinson, Host of Morning Voices, and her guest Dennis Kleinman kick off our June 2012 Pledge Drive


                        Mayor Eric Spear reads the Proclamation by the City of Portsmouth for Pledge Drive Day



                        “Left Right Correct” guest Kevin Kervick

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                          US Senators Speak at the Sheraton
                          April 27th, 2012

                          US Senators Shaheen and Ayotte spoke briefly and answered questions on April 20, 2012 at the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce (hosted by the Sheraton Hotel). They discussed BRAC (the Base Realignment and Closure process), stating that closing military sites like the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard may take several years to save money, and that the latest nuclear attack submarines are critical to national security.

                          BRAC is an independent nine-member panel appointed by the President.  In 2005, the Pentagon / BRAC process listed the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard as a site that was not needed and slated it for closure.  However a local political outcry (now led by Senators Shaheen and Ayotte as members of the Armed Services Committee) caused the shipyard to be removed from the closure list, for now.

                          Thanks to Roger Wood for recording this event. Available as MP3 or OGG (Ogg version has some noise correction).

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