I’m Mark Richards, mid-days and weekends on Mix96. I was born in Buffalo and I grew up in the Cheektowaga/West Seneca area. I was that nerd who read the Pledge to the Flag in high school. We had a radio station, so I’ve been hooked since the age of 14. I’ve been in radio since the 80s and I was on staff in Utica NY when Townsquare took over some years ago. The #1 most played song on my iPod? It’s most likely a mix of music you don’t hear on any radio station. Favorite movie, favorite quote from that movie? The Notebook, “It was NEVER over.”
Sarita’s Mmmpanadas Continues to Serve The Mohawk Valley Spanish Deliciousness [VIDEO]
Keep calm and eat an empanada says Sarita of Sarita' mmmpanadas. An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry treat packed with meat and more that can be baked or fried. For over a year now they have been served from a vibrant mobile food cart that perhaps you've seen stationed in various loca…
A New Hartford Man Has Been Charged With Videotaping Women in Dressing Rooms
Okay ladies, get ready to be disgusted. Police say that 19 year-old Elliot T. Fuller, was recently charged with felony second-degree unlawful surveillance. He allegedly installed his cell phone that features video surveillance technology in a dressing room at a local retailer, intending to video tap…
This Adorable Cat Loves Her Master So Much She Can’t Stop Showing It [VIDEO]
Once I asked a co-worker why my cat molests me when I get home. My cat snickers will lick my face and bite my chin with affection. My co-worker says it's because I'm the alpha-male and pets often feel the need to show allegiance to them. That's certainly the case in this video.
The CNY Awwdorable Pet Show Invites You To Meet Whitney [VIDEO]
On this edition of the CNY Awwdorable Pet Show we'd like you to meet Whitney. The Humane Society of Rome invites you to come in and check the pets up for adoption. Now, with the CNY Awwdorable Pet Show, can get a look at them, before your visit. Today we'd like you to consider adopting Whi…
Watch Bella the Adorable Dog Play Piano [VIDEO]
On the Adorable Pet Wednesday we thought we'd share with you another video of an adorable pet. Meet Bella the dog...a piano playing dog we should say. Okay, we can see the human hands as well.
Brewfest 2014 Is On Tap For This Weekend at The Utica Zoo [INTERVIEW]
Are you ready for a fun filled Saturday night at the Utica Zoo? This Saturday, August 2nd 2014, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm it's the 16th annual Brewfest. You must be age 21 and older to enjoy brews from around the world, wine, live music, and lots of food.
This 3 Year-Old Hangs On For Dear Life on Carnival Ride While Mom Just Laughs [VIDEO]
Is she the worst mom ever or, is she just chuckling at an everyday childhood mishap? Mom, Ciera Ison, uploaded a 52-second video of her three-year-old daughter at a county fair, struggling with a human hamster wheel like ride that we've all seen in a fun house. What happens to the girl is eithe…
Hall of Fame Weekend Draws Thousands To Cooperstown New York [PHOTOS]
There were more than four dozen Hall of Fame baseball stars in Cooperstown this past weekend to honor the Class of 2014 inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. My cousin Janis and her son Jarod are huge baseball fans. They spent more time in Cooperstown this weekend than visiting me in Ut…
Enjoy Michael Jackson’s Billie Jean Played on Beer Bottles [VIDEO]
Because we just LOVE and miss Michael Jackson at Lite 98.7 and because Billie Jean is a really great song, we just had to share this video with you. Now, we've seen bands attempt to cover the song, but have you seen it done this way...through double bottle playing?
Man With Sleep Paralysis Sets Up a Camera and Allegedly Captures a Ghost [VIDEO]
Many people have experienced sleep paralysis, and when Mike Pike did, he decided to set up a camera to try to figure out what's happening. When reviewing the video he noticed a shadow on the wall. Is it a video capture of a ghost or is it some sorta hoax? You decide.
See What Happens To a Man Sleeping in His Car at a Stop-Light [VIDEO]
Have you ever wished you could just hop out of your car and knock on the window of the car ahead and ask "What's the problem?" Recently, a guy must of been sleeping in his car at a stop-light in Boca Raton, Florida, when the biker behind had to wake him up.
The Soup Kitchen in Rome New York Serves Needy Individuals Through an All Volunteer Staff …
Let's introduce the Mohawk Valley to The Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen in Rome NY. They are a human service organization of caring and loving people who are providing a wonderful service for the elderly, needy and handicapped in our region. They've been a big help for about a year now and…