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Author: Rich Girard

We Talked Among Giants

Rich Girard’s radio program saw its final broadcast last Friday. That is too bad but is pretty normal for talk radio. Shows come and go. But this one is a great loss, especially to Manchester, NH. Rich, kindly let me dominate 20 minutes of his program every Wednesday mornings from 6:40 – 7:00 am. This went on for four years. Luckily, NH has enough voter fraud to fill any program. And we did – happily. Here is my first show August 7, 2013: http://www.girardatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/8-7-2013-Hour-1bc.mp3 I have not changed my story – NH has not come close to stemming voter...

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Teen Killed in Goffstown Shooting a student at Memorial High

Girard at Large has learned that the person killed outside of the Ace Hardware store in downtown Goffstown was student at Manchester’s Memorial High School. While we have learned the identity of the student, along with other information, we will not release it given the ongoing investigation.  Our sources have told us the shooting victim, who was shot in the neck and did not survive, was part of a drug deal gone bad.  Sources say word of the teen’s death has caused several Memorial students to go to Catholic Medical Center, where the victim was taken. For background on...

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The Final Show: Surprise Guests and Superintendent Metzler’s Antics

(Hour 1a) Rich opened his final ever radio show by talking about how the listeners will be able to reach him after the show goes dark.  He then read the announcement that he wrote earlier this week, before talking to surprise guests Jorge Mesa-Tejada and Ed Naile.  Finally, they discussed the antics of Timberlane Regional School District Superintendent Earl Metzler.  Tune in to get all of the...

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The Final Show: Listener Feedback

(Hours 1b,c) Rich took a phone call from Susan in Milford, who wanted to reminisce about a call that she made concerning the First in the Nation Presidential event.  The Humble Host then displayed his feelings about ending the show, before taking a call from Manchester School Board member Lisa Freeman and reading a Union Leader editorial that was written about the Girard at Large radio show.  Finally, he took a call from former Hooksett School Board member John Lyscars.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here to view the Union Leader editorial that Rich read...

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The Final Show: Donna Green’s Farewell and an SAU System Schooling

(Hour 2a) Rich began the second hour by taking a call from Donna Green of the Timberlane Regional School Board, who shared about Rich’s impact on her life.  She then gave an update to what’s happening within the Timberlane Regional School District.  Finally, the Humble Host, Jorge Mesa-Tejada and Ed Naile discussed the SAU system.  Tune in to get all of the...

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The Final Fitness Effects Segment

(Hour 2b) Rich began the segment by taking a call from Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas, who wanted to thank Jorge Mesa-Tejada for his contributions to his campaign and wish Rich a goodbye.  He then took a call from Al MacArthur Jr., who was a candidate for State Representative in Ward 8.  Finally, he talked to Mike Bistany of EFX Fitness for Fitness Effects.  Mike shared his feelings about the Humble Host and told the listeners about his workout.  Tune in to get the...

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The Final Auto Care Corner Segment

(Hour 2c) Rich started the segment by taking a call from Neil, who wanted to thank him for the civic activism that he had done.  He then talked to Big Lew, Scott Machnik, John Manelas, Jeff Rol, Paul Rivard and Kevin Lawler of Auto Care Plus for Auto Care Corner and he took a call from former Veterans in Our Own Backyard Anchor Mike Lopez.  They reminisced about the Girard at Large radio show, shared about tires, vehicular technicians and more.  Tune in to get all of the...

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The Final Weekend Weather Segment

(Hour 3a) Rich opened up the final of the show by taking a call from his wife Jennifer, who conveyed her feeling about the decision to transition out of the radio station.  He then thanked Josh for his participation on the show and took a call from Meteorologist Al Kaprielian, who shared the weekend weather.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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The Final History Segment

(Hour 3b) Rich talked to James Patrick Riley of Courage, New Hampshire for The History Segment.  James shared advice from Benjamin Franklin, spoke about the Articles of Federation, addressed the Civil War and more.  Tune in to get all of the details! ...

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The Final Goodbye

(Hour 3c) Rich opened up the final Girard at Large radio show segment by thanking Will Infantine, who has contributed greatly to the show.  He then talked about why he stopped writing for the Hippo Press, shared two of his favorite quotes and said goodbye to the audience.  Tune in to hear this touching farewell to the radio show. Click here and click here to view the quotes that were read online....

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