Holiday

Turkey Hotlines
Don't you wish there was someone you could call when you run into a problem in the kitchen, getting ready for Thanksgiving?  Who wants to ask their Mother-in-law for advice?  You can call the turkey hotline, and there are several options.
William Shatner On Deep-Fried Turkey Safety
If it seems like William Shatner is everywhere...he is! And going strong at 81 years old. Now, Shatner has an entertaining video for those of you who are thinking of deep frying your turkey. From what I'm told, deep-fried turkey is delicious, and leave it to Bill Shatner to be out front on deep…
Holiday TV Shows This Week
At Big Frog 104, we're in the holiday spirit, as you know by hearing our "Santas For Seniors" program. And, we like to share news about holiday TV shows that are coming your way. With Thanksgiving this week, there are two holiday shows you might want to catch on tonight.
Things Not to Buy on Black Friday
It's almost here!  No, not Thanksgiving.  Black Friday shopping.  Its the day people fight traffic and wait in line for hours for the best deals of the holiday season.  Although those shiny new gadgets may seem like a good price, there are some things you shouldn't buy …
Christmas Tree Going Up At 30 Rockefeller Center
One sure sign of the holidays is the Christmas tree lighting at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City. This year's tree has a special meaning, as it survived the torrential winds and floods of Hurricane Sandy. My daughter was in New York City yesterday when the tree arrived and sent me this ph…
Utica Area Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner
For whatever reason, many of us find it more convenient to dine out on Thanksgiving Day. Let's face it, preparing a Thanksgiving Turkey dinner with all the fixings is quite a job. So, if you're thinking of Thanksgiving Dinner out this year in Central New York, we have a few suggestions.
Target: Thanksgiving Target
Target is finding itself to be a target -- of an online petition asking it not to open its stores on Thanksgiving night. Over 200,000 people have signed the petition at Change.org asking the retail giant to give its employees a break and wait until the morning of Black Friday to open.
Black Friday Shopping Tips
Black Friday shopping is just around the corner.  Many stores are getting a jump start by opening Thanksgiving night.  If you're planning to head out into the crowded stores to get the best deals, here's a few tips to keep in mind.
Best Black Friday Deals in Utica
Black Friday shopping may be a thing of the past with more stores opening earlier this year.  Many opened at midnight for the first time last year to keep up with demand.  This year, some stores are opening Thanksgiving night to the disappointment of many workers who want to spend the day eating tur…
Veterans’ Day Observances & Closings
We at Big Frog 104 salute veterans and those serving in our military today on the observance of Veterans' Day. We thank you for your service; many of whom have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. As today is a federal holiday, there are a number of closings today.

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