J.R. loves being on the radio. He’s had a long career in broadcasting and couldn’t imagine doing anything else. He grew-up in Upstate New York, and has logged thousands of hours behind the mic. “No two days are the same, and they certainly are interesting.” he says. J.R. told us that radio has allowed him to meet the greatest people in entertainment, including Jay Leno, Mariah Carey, Rihanna, The Rolling Stones, Steven Tyler, Wyclef Jean, Janet Jackson and so many more. He’s also done live broadcasts from Universal Studios Orlando and hosted several listener cruises to the Caribbean. “The listeners are what this is all about.” J.R. adds “As we know, radio is nothing without our loyal listeners.”
Mohawk Valley Parades Rained Out
The steady rain along with the threat of thunderstorms has put a damper on many of the Memorial Day parades scheduled for today.
‘Sky Tower’ & Other New Rides Coming To Sylvan Beach
Expect to see some park upgrades this year along with 4 new rides at Sylvan Beach Amusement Park. One is a 60-foot high "Sky Tower."
Delta Lake Beach Opening For The Season
The calendar says it's time, now all we need is the weather to cooperate. As of Saturday, May 27th, Delta Lake State Park beach is open for the season.
Top Selling Child Car Seats Recalled
More than 25,000 car seats are being recalled because they may not restrain your child during a crash.
Rome Fixer-Upper On The Market
You can buy this home for under $29,000. If you are handy with tools, plumbing and maybe some electrical work, you can have a nice house for the family, or a profitable property to flip.
Porcupine Babies Born At Utica Zoo
They're known as "porcupettes" and they are now making their public debut at the Utica Zoo. The two babies were born to their African Crested Porcupine parents at the beginning of this month.
Cops Rescue Dog From 400-Foot Cliff
Trapped on a steep cliff in Letchworth State Park, a dog was rescued with the help of a drone and a park cop being lowered from the top of the cliff.
A Weekend War Comes To Fort Stanwix
Your chance to go back in time by over 250 years happens this weekend at Rome's Fort Stanwix. On Saturday and Sunday the National Monument hosts their French and Indian War weekend called "Crossroads of Culture."
State Police ‘Buckle-Up’ Campaign On In Central New York
"Click it or Ticket" is going on now here in Central New York. State police have teamed-up with local cops for seat belt and child safety seat checks. The campaign is running through June 4th.
Get Free Taco Bell Tacos In June
The "Steal a Game, Steal a Taco" promotion is coming back to Taco Bell this year. It's tied in with the NBA Finals beginning June 1st.
Cell Phone Surcharge Proposed For Oneida County
Oneida county is considering a 30-cent per month surcharge for cell phone users that would help support the 9-1-1 center's operations.
State Campgrounds Now Open In Adirondacks & Catskills
As of now, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation operated campgrounds in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains are open for the season.