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.
Country Stars Among Nashville’s Most Beautiful People
If beauty is only skin deep then Nashville must have some pretty thick skin. Nashville Lifestyle's magazine recently released their list of that city's 25 most beautiful people and several country stars made the grade.
Darius Rucker Celebrates First Anniversary With The Grand Ole Opry [VIDEO]
It's been quite a trip for Darius "Hootie" Rucker. As lead singer of the pop group "Hootie and the Blowfish" Darius won a "Best New Artist" Grammy in 1996. He followed this by winning the CMA's "New Artist of the Year" award in 2009. Recently, Darius celebrate…
Why the Boston Red Sox Will Win the World Series
The clock refuses to strike midnight for the Boston Red Sox. Having concluded a magical "worst-to-first" regular season the Red Sox have dispatched the Tampa Rays and the Detroit Tigers to advance to the World Series for the 3rd time in ten years. There are a number of reasons why my wife …
Heidelberg Bread Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Octoberfest
It was the perfect fall day for an Octoberfest Saturday and the perfect occasion too as Heidelberg Bread celebrated its 30th anniversary with friends and customers at the Heidelberg Bakery location in Herkimer. Big Frog 104 was on hand to join in the fun.
Elderly Couple Killed in Car Crash Found Holding Hands
It's a story right out of "The Notebook". Floyd and Margaret Nordhagen of Chatteroy, Washington, had shared a love story together for 68 years when they were killed in car crash on Monday. What police found when they came across the accident scene was astonishing.
Jilted Bride Donates Wedding Hall, Flowers and More To Charity [VIDEO]
Talk about turning lemons into lemonade! Michelle Marxen of Fargo, North Dakota was looking forward to her wedding day when the unexpected happened. Her fiance got cold feet. What about all of those expensive wedding plans? That's where Michelle got creative.
Sports Talk Show Host Rips Carrie Underwood’s “Sunday Night Football” Song [VIDEO]
WFAN sports-talk show host Mike Francesa is not known for being subtle when expressing his opinions. What has him heated now is Carrie Underwood's "Sunday Night Football" song which, according to the New York Post, he says is, "the stupidest song that ever was created…
Hunter Hayes, Jason Mraz Featured in You Tube Mash Up (VIDEO]
Hunter Hayes and Jason Mraz teamed up for the song "Everybody's Got Someone But Me" which was featured on Hunter's re-released CD "Hunter Hayes (Encore)". Now the two are featured in an innovative You Tube mash up video performing the song along with sev…
Stallone, Schwarzenegger’s “Escape Plan” In Theaters Today [VIDEO]
Action stars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger appears together for the first time in "Escape Plan", opening today at local theaters. Also new this weekend are "Carrie", a re-make of the 1976 horror favorite, and "The Fifth Estate&quo…
Swedish Man Hit With Astounding Speeding Ticket Fine
Swedish multi-millionaire Anders Wiklof was driving a little too fast. Wilkof, a business man in his native Sweden, was pulled over in neighboring Finland for driving 48 in a 30 MPH zone. He expected a ticket and a fine but was shocked to find out how much it would cost him.
Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer TV’s Highest Paid Actors
They co-star on one of the longest running and most popular sitcoms on TV and now Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer are the highest paid actors on TV. Just how much is a TV gig like theirs worth?
Matt’s Top 5 Local Halloween Costume Stores
Halloween is right around the corner and the little ghosts and goblins will soon be walking neighborhood streets in search of goodies. Princesses, zombies and superheroes will once again be among the most popular costume choices and you can find them all at local stores including some that specializ…