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Matt Herkimer

I'm native of New Hartford, raised in Utica and have been involved in broadcasting since 1967 in a number of on and off air capacities. For the past 25-plus years I have hosted and co-hosted the morning show on WFRG (Big Frog 104).Married with one daughter my hobbies include golfing. travel, history, reading, going to the gym, movies and music. We have 2 cats, Fenway and Parker so you can probably guess which baseball team I follow. Sorry Yankee fans.
Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for Amtrak
Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for Amtrak
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Amtrak and Greyhound Cancel Train and Bus Service Due To Hurricane Sandy

If you have travel plans on Amtrak be advised that the train service has cancelled Northeast Corridor service due to Hurricane Sandy starting at 7 this evening (Sunday) and continuing through tomorrow, Monday. Greyhound Bus has also cancelled several routes due to impending storm.

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Central New York Man Cashes in Winning $5 Million Dollar Lottery Ticket Six Years After Purchase

If you scratched off a winning lottery ticket worth $5 million dollars what would you do? See a lawyer? An investment counselor? A tax adviser? Sure, but how long would you wait to cash it in? The New York State Lottery has announced that a Camillus man, Andy Ashkar, scratched off a $5 million dollar winner in 2006 and waited 6 years to cash in. Why the hold up you may ask?

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Checking Out the Fall Foliage Report

If you are a "leaf peeper" this is the time of year you live for. The changing colors of the leaves around upstate New York is a thing of beauty and  only observable for a few short weeks every autumn. This weekend my wife and I drove up Route 28 to Inlet and the colors were at peak and magnificent. If you plan to do some "leaf peeping" this might come in handy.

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Utica Proctor Grad Will Smith NFL Bounty Scandal Suspension Overturned

New Orleans Saint and Proctor High grad Will Smith has had his 4-game suspension overturned on appeal and will suit up tomorrow for the teams game with Washington. According to SI.com, the suspension for participating in the Saint's notorious bounty program could still be re-instated.

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