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.
‘Leaf Peeping’ Season On The Way In Central NY And Adirondacks
Matt Cardy, Getty Images News There's no place like home (central New York and the Adirondacks) for the fall foliage season. I have friends who live in Florida that come up to the Utica-Rome area in late September/early October just for the color change...
Labor Day Music And Fireworks in Marcy and Lake Delta
Labor Day brings Fireworks celebrations to Marcy and Lake Delta near Rome. In Marcy, it's an annual tradition that the final "Betsy The Barge" concert is on Labor Day. It all begins this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at Lock 20 Canal Park on River Road in Marcy. And, it's a wee-bit Irish! Check the details.
How About A Free Golf Lesson? [VIDEO]
If you hit the links on weekends or belong to a weekly golf league, here's a tip on how to hit that long drive. No, not from me, but from Mike Gorton, four-time World Long Drive Champion.
Top 10 Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day
Mother's Day is the Sunday, and for those of use thinking about gifts for the moms in our families, here is a little help. While all mothers are not alike, according to this one source, here are 10 sure fire gifts that most moms would like.
How Did Mother’s Day Come About?
This Sunday is Mother' Day, a time when we honor the moms in our families for all the loving things they do day in and day out. Ever wonder how Mother's Day started?
Mother Really Knows Best
We remember that phrase, "Father Knows Best", mainly because it was a hit TV show in the 1950s. Come on, let's face it, mother really knows best. With Mother's Day this Sunday, I thought I'd share some words of wisdom that we've all heard our mom's say.
Get Your Lawnmower Ready For The Season [VIDEO]
Like a song once said, "It's been a long time coming", spring weather has been an elusive item here in central New York. But when the buds are on the trees, and the grass starts to turn green, it'll be time to start mowing. If you've been storing your power mower in the garage or shed all winter long, what do you need to know about getting it ready? Glad you asked.
Easter Season Means Baked Ham Dinners [VIDEO]
Many of us will be having a baked ham dinner on Easter, as well as some other traditional dishes. So, how hard can it be to bake a ham? Well, if you want your ham to come out moist and tender, we've got a foolproof recipe, complete with homemade glaze.
Otter Creek Beers Comes To Utica
If you're into craft beer, don't miss "Utica On Tap" on March 22nd at the Stanley Theater. One of the breweries represented with beers to sample is Otter Creek Brewing of Middlebury, Vermont.
Sample Middle Ages Brewing Company At ‘Utica On Tap’
"Utica On Tap" coming March 22nd to the Stanley Theater offers a great opportunity for beer lovers to discover new brews. One of the breweries offering samples at the craft beer event is Middle Ages Brewing Company of Syracuse.
Chef Greg’s Family Potato Soup Recipe
At times, I put on the chef's hat and apron at home and cook a little something. This week, I was challenged by my family to try to make my dear old dad's potato soup. My father passed away several years ago, but I think I remember how he made it. Check this out.
Get A Shiner At ‘Utica On Tap’
"Utica On Tap" coming March 22nd to the Stanley Theater offers a great opportunity for beer lovers to discover new brews. One of the current breweries that seems to be the rage is Shiner Brewing Company from Texas, and they'll have a few products at the event to sample.