I've got a long connection to the Mohawk Valley, having attended Utica schools and graduating from Utica College with a B.S. Degree in Public Relations. I've hosted a number of radio programs, and my voice has been heard on the local airwaves through the years. When I'm not broadcasting, I enjoy reading science publications and sci-fi novels, traveling to some favorite vacation spots, and anything "Star Trek". I am a native of the Utica area and have many friends and family members in the area.
This Week is Fire Prevention Week
Each year at this time "Fire Prevention Week" is observed, and it's going on now through October 12th. At Big Frog 104, we salute firefighters throughout central and northern New York who put their lives on the line every day for our safety.
Hospitals Urge Patients To Ask Doctors One Question [VIDEO]
As we approach the Flu season in central New York, we all want to do our best to stay healthy. Now, apparently some hospitals are encouraging patients to ask doctors one very important question.
Free Computer Classes At Utica Public Library
If you're like me, you may need to brush up on your computer skills. I still don't know how to re-boot. Thankfully, the Utica Public Library is offering free computer classes this month. Here are the details.
New Hartford Spartan Spectacular Today
If you like marching bands, the place to be today is New Hartford High School on Oxford Road for the "Spartan Spectacular". A few years ago, my son was a member of the New Hartford Marching Spartans, and I know that this event showcases some of the top marching bands in the area.
Hillary Rodham Clinton To Speak At Hamilton College Tonight
Over the years, Hamilton College has brought some key leaders to its Clinton campus for speaking engagements. I was in attendance a few years ago to see former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. Former Secretary Of State and U.S. Senator from New York, Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak tonigh…
‘USA TODAY’ Costs Twice As Much Today
One of my favorite Friday pastimes is picking up the weekend edition of "USA TODAY" for leisurely weekend reading. I love USA TODAY...the pie charts, colorful USA weather map, the page with stories from all 50 states, the sports...yata, yata, yata. And today when I went to pay for it, the …
All-Time Favorite Baseball Ballpark Snacks
Now that Major League Baseball post-season play is underway, things get exciting and more of us are paying attention to the games! We've all heard about favorite football watching and tailgate snacks, but what about baseball? So, what's the number one baseball ballpark food item?
Only Two Clinton Farmer’s Markets Left In The Season
We're fortunate living in central New York to be able to buy fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables at local farmer's markets. And today, you can get your veggies and more at the Village Of Clinton Farmer's market. Here are the details.
Thought-Controlled Bionic Leg Developed [VIDEO]
We are fortunate to be living in times when medical research has made so many advances. Now there's word of a new thought-controlled motorized bionic leg. Here are the details.
Celebrate German-American Day In Utica Thursday
If you have some German ancestory, you'll want to celebrate "German-American Day" in Utica this Thursday. I'm 1/4 German heritage, as my maternal Grandfather was of German extraction and a proud member of the Utica Maennerchor. Check out some of Thursday's special ev…
It’s Fall Allergy Season
It may be the most colorful time of the year in central New York, but if you suffer from fall allergies, it's not all that pleasant. Many people have the sneezes during autumn, and now there's a list of the 15 worst cities to live in if you have fall allergies.
October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month [VIDEO]
October is "Breast Cancer Awareness Month", a time when we focus on this disease, and what we can do to help fight and prevent it.