I'm native of New Hartford, raised in Utica and have been involved in broadcasting since 1967 in a number of on and off air capacities. For the past 25-plus years I have hosted and co-hosted the morning show on WFRG (Big Frog 104).Married with one daughter my hobbies include golfing. travel, history, reading, going to the gym, movies and music. We have 2 cats, Fenway and Parker so you can probably guess which baseball team I follow. Sorry Yankee fans.
Utica Comets Open Season Tonight in Rochester
Professional hockey is back in Utica and the city's new AHL entry, the Utica Comets, kick off their inaugural season tonight when they face off against the Rochester Americans in Rochester. The Comets return for their home opener on Wednesday, the 23rd, when they take on the Albany Devils befor…
Ron Burgundy’s Hilarious Dodge Durango Commercials [VIDEO]
Will Farrell's character "Ron Burgundy" is an egotistical and often ill-informed TV news anchor but that hasn't kept Chrysler from featuring him in a series of ads for Dodge Durango. Take a look at a couple of the hilarious commercials which, by the way, re-introduc…
Tom Hanks Is “Captain Phillips” Opening This Weekend [VIDEO]
Opening at theaters this weekend is "Captain Phillips" starring Tom Hanks is based on the harrowing true story of a sea captain whose cargo ship was taken over by Somali pirates in 2009. Also opening is "Machete Kills", a sequel to the action adventure flick "Machete" w…
Boston Slugger David Ortiz Taken Out By Toddler [VIDEO]
David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox is one of the most feared sluggers in baseball but he was cut down to size by a toddler--his own nephew no less--before Tuesday nights game with Tampa Bay. Watch the painful line drive to his, uh, strike zone.
Kids Get iPads For Classroom and Play Video Games Instead
Educators in Los Angeles thought it was a great idea to give students iPads to help with their classroom work. What they didn't realize is how savvy those kids were. It didn't take long for some students to hack the codes and start using the devices for things other than classroom work.
Brad Paisley’s “Tuesday Night Football” Theme [VIDEO]
Hank Williams Jr. sang the NFL Monday Night Football theme for years. Faith Hill and Carrie Underwood have handled the theme for Sunday nights. But how about Tuesday night football? Tuesday night football? Brad Paisley has that covered.Watch his performance on the Jimmy Kimmel Show.
Border Collies The Smartest Breed of Dogs
If you ask a dog owner what breed of dog is the smartest odds are they will say theirs. All dogs have a certain degree of smarts but which ones are the most intelligent. Yahoo Shine asked the people at the American Kennel Society for their opinions.
Best and Worst Halloween Candies For Kids Teeth
Halloween candy is something every kid looks forward to but how about their parents. They're the ones who have to pay the dental bills after all that candy is consumed. Here are some candies that are better for the kid's teeth and some that are worse.
Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger Duke It Out [VIDEO]
Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger are two of the all-time larger than life action hero's but what happens when they slug it out? The two Hollywood icons are co-starring in the upcoming movie "Escape Plan" which includes a scene where they duke ii out. Who prevails?
School Bans Students From Quoting Geico “Hump Day “Commercial [VIDEO]
Geico's popular "Hump Day" commercial featuring a camel walking around an office asking workers. "What day is it" has become an annoying hit with school kids. One school in Connecticut has even gone so far as to ban it during classroom hours.
Government Shutdown Could Keep Kevin Trudeau Out Of Jail
The government shutdown may have inconvenienced a lot of people but not author and infomercial host Kevin Trudeau. Trudeau, who has been the target of several FTC investigations, was, according to Yahoo News, supposed to appear before a judge in Chicago on Friday for his failure to pay a $37 million…
“Gravity” Not As Far Fetched As You Might Think
The George Clooney, Sandra Bullock space thriller "Gravity" cleaned up, as expected, at the box office this weekend and has many people who saw it wondering how close to reality it was. Apparently very close, according to Mental Floss. Here are some facts concerning "Gravi…