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.
Autumn Officially Arrives Tonight
Our summer of 2014 is in its final hours, as autumn officially arrives later tonight, when the autumnal equinox takes place. It hasn't been the best of summers in central new york, but fall is usually quite colorful with spectacular fall foliage. So, just what is the autumnal equinox?
Remsen Barn Festival Returns September 27th & 28th
One of the sure signs of autumn in central and northern New York is "The Remsen Barn Festival Of The Arts" (FOTA), and it returns September 27th and 28th.
Let’s Review School Bus Traffic Safety
With this being back-to-school week in central New York, we all have to be more careful with our driving. There will be a lot more pedestrian traffic with kids waiting for school buses and crossing streets and intersections to and from school. Here's a review of school bus safety.
Labor Day 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-…
Helpful Tips On Moving Your College Students Into The Dorm
This weekend, a number of college students will be moving into their dorms, and many for the first time. As a parent, I know how hectic that can be...elevators that don't work, long lines of cars unpacking, not enough extension cords. Well, help is on the way.
‘SmashMouth’ To Perform At NYS Fair Chevy Court [VIDEO]
Over the years, I've seen some incredible bands on the Chevy Court stage at "The Great New York State Fair" in Syracuse. And those shows are free, once you pay fair admisison. We just learned that "SmashMouth" will be performing this year.
Congratulations To Area College Graduates
This is a big weekend in central New York for college graduations, and we would like to congratulate the all local grads and their families on this accomplishment. Check out the college commencements going on in our area this weekend.
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?
Free Bicycle Safety Clinic Friday In Old Forge
If you have young children who ride bicycles, you want to make sure that those bikes are safe to ride. There will be a "Bicycle Safety Clinic" taking place Friday, May 9th at the Old Forge Library. Here's more about it.
We Salute Nurses During National Nurses Week
We salute all of the dedicated nurses in central New York during "National Nurses Week", which starts Tuesday, May 6th. There are several nurses in my family, and I know how valuable nurses are to our overall health care community.
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.