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.”
311 App Coming To Rome
It's new technology that's already in place in the City of Utica. 311 is an app that allows residents to easily report things like potholes, storm damage, broken traffic signals and other issues.
Honest Company Recalls Baby Wipes
Saying their product has possible mold contamination, the Honest Company is recalling some of it's Wipes. Those products are sold at Target in Sangertown Square Mall as well as Babies 'R Us in New Hartford.
See ‘E.T.’ & ‘Ferris Bueller’ Again On The Big Screen
Some of America's all-time favorites are coming back to the big screen.
National Dining Chain With The Most Mohawk Valley Locations?
Not only does it have the most locations of any national dining chain here in the Mohawk Valley, it's also the world's largest casual dining chain.
No Friday Night Racing At Vernon Downs This Week
There will be harness racing this weekend at Vernon Downs, but not on Friday night. According to a press release, the cancellation is due to a shortage of horses. However, racing is scheduled for Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at the racino...
Most Popular Baby Names In NYS Over The Years
We go back over the past 50 years (in 10 year spans) and look at the most popular baby names at the time. It seems that the boy's names stayed the most consistent through the years, with more variation when it came to names for baby girls.
‘Sniper’ Movie Franchise Star Raised In Mohawk Valley
In addition to starring as Brandon Beckett in the 4 "Sniper" movies, Chad Michael Collins has made appearances in several TV shows including "CSI:NY," "NCIS," "2 Broke Girls."
Utica Area Fixer-Uppers On The Market
Are your handy with tools, plumbing and paint? Do you spend much of your weekends at Lowe's or Home Depot? Well, you may be interested in these Utica fixer-uppers that are currently on the market.
Teacher Salaries In The Mohawk Valley
Teaching is not an easy job. If you've been in a classroom recently you know there are a lot of distractions that weren't there years ago.
The Bull Still Stands…Will The Stampede Return?
The iconic bull has been standing on Route 31 in Verona for decades.
Rome School District Looking For Director Of Early Childhood
The person who currently holds the position is retiring at the end of June, and the Rome school district is now accepting applications for her replacement. The actual job title is "Director of Early Childhood/UPK 3."
Superintendent Peter C...
Superintendent Peter C...
Legendary Motown Star Will Perform At Turning Stone
He was one of the first acts signed to Motown Records, and his career has spanned over 50 years. The Motown legend Smokey Robinson will perform at Turning Stone's Event Center on July 14th.