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.
Lower Natural Gas Bills Expected This Winter
How about a little good news! I just read the "We Connect" newsletter in my latest National Grid bill, and it mentioned that home heating gas prices may be lower this winter season. Here are the details.
‘Black Saturday’ Grocery Shopping For Thanksgiving?
We all know about "Black Friday", the day after Thanksgiving and the busiest shopping day of the year. But, I would imagine that today might be one of the busiest grocery shopping days of the year, getting ready for the big feast next Thursday!
Comet Of The Century Now Visible In Night Sky
I am always fascinated by the cosmos - the planets, stars, galaxies and comets. And, what is being called "The Comet Of The Century" is now appearing in our night sky. Check out the details.
JFK Assassination 50 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]
It was a moment frozen in time, 50 years ago today, when President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated. As a baby boomer, I recall exactly where I was when I heard the new.
Are These Photos Of Life On Mars? [VIDEO]
Ever since Percival Lowell mistakenly concluded that there were canals on Mars, we've always wondered if there was life on that planet. Now, seven curious photos taken by the Mars rover Curiosity may make us wonder even more.
Great American Smokeout Is Today
Today is "The Great American Smokeout", sponsored by the American Cancer Society. If you're a smoker, why wait until New Year's Day when you can start today? I quit smoking 19 years ago, and I'm so glad I did.
Sauquoit Valley Fine Arts And Craft Show This Weekend
One sure sign of the holidays approaching is the "Sauquoit Valley Fine Arts And Crafts Show", and it's coming up this weekend. If you're looking for unique Christmas gift ideas, this is the place to find them. Check out the details.
Traditional Thanksgiving Songs
We all knows dozens of Christmas carols and holiday songs, but what about Thanksgiving? The only song that comes to mind is, "Over The River And Through The Wood".
Rome Art And Community Center Holiday House Opens
If you're looking for some holiday gift ideas and would like to support the local community, you may want to visit "Holiday House" located at the Rome Art And Community Center,308 West Bloomfield Street in Rome.
Saranac ‘Season’s Best’ In Its 30th Year
One tradition during the holiday season in central New York is the arrival of Saranac Season's Best from the F.X. Matt Brewing Company. If my calculations are correct, this marks the 30th year that this holiday beer has been brewed. Remember how it started?
Montana Man Takes Proposal To Great Heights [VIDEO]
How many times have we heard about a guy proposing marriage at a baseball or football game, live on the jumbo-tron? Well, here's a case where a Montana man went to great heights to ask for her hand in marriage.
JFK’s Undelivered Speech On November 22, 1963
This Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. For those of us old enough to remember, it was a moment frozen in time, much like 9/11. JFK was supposed to deliver a speech in Dallas the night that he was assassinated.