WoonsocketRadioAndTV.com General Manager Dave Richards announces the 2017 Class Induction Ceremonies of the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame will be broadcast live at 7pm Thursday, May 4, 2017 from the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln.  Among the radio greats being inducted this year is Veteran Woonsocket French language broadcaster and Manville native, Roger Laliberte.

Clicking on the special front page link at WoonsocketRadioAndTV.com will take visitors to the special event player page.  Unlike regular O-N TV programs which play in the Windows Media format, the special event player uses Flash technology and will be viewable on any computer or mobile device.

The live broadcast will also be simultaneously streamed from the website of the Hall of Fame, RIRHOF.org, and a recorded replay will be available on their website in the future. 

This special live video event is a subscription-free program.  No login is necessary.




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