Hi! My name is Kari Jakobsen and I’m so happy to be in Central New York. I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest (Go Seahawks) and went to college at Washington State University (Go Cougs)! I’m definitely a big football fan, but I’m really excited to go to more hockey games and check out the Utica Comets! I’m a music lover through and through, no matter the genre, but country is where my heart is. Some of my favorite artists are Brad Paisley, Dan + Shay and Jillian Jacqueline. Because I’m new to the area, I’m on the hunt for things to do, places to eat and bars to grab a drink. If you have any recommendations, feel free to give me a ring during your workday at Big Frog 104.
Why Wendy’s Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger Is Kari’s New Favorite
Mmm ... pretzel buns and beer cheese. Wendy's new pub cheeseburger is literally Kari's favorite meal in sandwich form. Here's why she loves it.
The Data Is In… Here Are New York’s Most Popular Baby Names
New York State fell right on trend in 2019 when it came to naming babies.
Watch an F-35 Jet Take Off From Syracuse in Exhilarating Video
Watch until the end of this video as an F-35 fighter jet takes off and almost immediately flies straight up into the sky.
Central New York Zoo Reminds Community About Dangers of Burning Sky Lanterns
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Father and Son End Summer, Walk 40 Miles From Brooklyn to Stamford
Fred and Jake Sirianni weren't walking for a specific cause. They were just walking to walk... and to enjoy each other's company along the way.
DEC’s ‘Become an Outdoors Woman’ Workshop Moves Online
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation's Become an Outdoors Woman program is still a-go for women who want to develop their outdoor skills.
Kane Brown at the Drive-In: Where to Catch His Concert in New York
Kane Brown is taking over drive-ins across the country later this month, and we've got the scoop on where you'll be able to catch the show for "One Night Only."
Utica House Featured in Strange TikTok Trend
This TikTok account creates videos by going on Google Maps and zooming in on a random house in New York State in hopes of finding the owners.
Syracuse Police Save Life of Man in Distress on Abandoned Rooftop
The officers' interaction with this man experiencing a mental health crisis saved a life and allowed the man to receive treatment.
Fall Fun to the Core: Beak & Skiff Named No. 1 Orchard in America
Central New York's most famous apple orchard is now getting national recognition.
Dog Foods Recalled for Potentially High Levels of Mold By-Product
Sunshine Mills, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall on some of its dog food products due to elevated levels of aflatoxin.
Visit Remsen Treehouse with Private Waterfall, Luxury Kitchen
This treehouse in Remsen is about as unique and beautiful as it gets, with its own private waterfall and suspension bridge on the property.