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.”
Fort Rickey Zoo Now Open For 2017 Season
Another option for family fun is now open here in Central New York. Fort Rickey Children's Discovery Zoo is up and running for the season.
The Secrets Of Olive Garden
Despite the large number of great mom and pop Italian restaurants in the Utica/Rome area, New Hartford's Olive Garden does very well. We have some secrets.
Price Chopper Recalls Baked Goods
Pies, donuts, cup cakes and other baked goods sold at Price Chopper have been recalled due to missing allergy information on the product's labels.
Man Caught Driving Drunk In NYS Police Academy Parking Lot
Not only is it illegal, dangerous, and irresponsible, driving drunk in the parking lot of the New York State Police Academy is downright dumb. Well that's what an Albany man was caught doing Wednesday afternoon.
Hot Summer Predicted For Upstate New York
We can expect a warmer than normal summer this year here in Upstate New York. That forecast comes from the Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service.
Rue21 Closing 400 Stores…Rome Location Not On List
The company that owns over 1100 stores that carry clothing lines for teens and young adults has announced that it will close at least 400 of their locations.
Dunkin’ Donuts Giving Away Free Frozen Coffee
It's the newest addition to their menu, and you can try a sample of Dunkin' Donuts Frozen Dunkin' Coffee at many of their Central New York locations this Friday.
New Law Would Change Penalty For Harming Police Animals
Last fall, a Jamestown, New York police dog was stabbed during a stand-off with a murder suspect. The dog, named Mitchell, was seriously injured but survived.
Self-Driving Cars Coming To Upstate New York Roads
No need to panic yet. New York State is preparing for the testing of "autonomous" cars on our roads. Governor Cuomo has announced that the state is now taking applications from companies that wish to test or demonstrate the self-driving cars.
‘Game of Thrones’ Star Filming Movie At Albany Airport
A new movie is being filmed in the Capital District, and one of the film's stars will be shooting some scenes at Albany International Airport this week.
Naomi Lynn Hands Over New Varsace To Lucky Listener
It's a very happy Monday for Diann Pal of Whitesboro. Diann stopped by out Lite 98.7 studios to pick up her brand new Versace bag.
Adirondack’s ‘Wild Walk’ Named One Of World’s Best Summer Visits
Less than two-and-a-half hours north of the Mohawk Valley you'll find one of the world's best places to visit this summer. Tupper Lake's Wild Walk has been given that distinction by the travel website Conde Nast Traveller.