I've been at Lite 98.7 for 15 years. Way back in 1993 is when I began, doing overnights before moving to Nite Lite and then mid-days. My favorite part of my show is the Lite Cafe, when I play lunchtime requests and get to talk to our listeners. Read any of my blogs and you'll quickly discover my fondness for cupcakes, gourmet popcorn, pizza and key lime pie. I left the Mohawk Valley for 5 years to work at our stations in Albany, which was great, but like Dorothy said in "The Wizard of Oz, " there's no place like home. "Hell's Kitchen" and "The Most Dangerous Catch" are two of my favorite TV shows but nothing beats a good book. Thanks for leaving on the Lite!
Are You Good About Checking Food Expiration Dates?-Trudy’s World [VIDEO]
When you're grocery shopping, are you good about checking expiration dates? You should be because more and more, I'm seeing stores selling food that's already expired. Sometimes it's been expired for months. Yuck. Online shopping is great but the downside is you can't check …
The Utica Zoo’s Annual Wildlife Festival Is This Saturday September 13, 2014
Grab the kids and head to the Utica Zoo this Saturday, September 13th for the New York Power Authority's Annual Wildlife Festival.
Why Would Anybody Buy A House That Literally Hangs Off A Cliff? [VIDEO]
If living on the edge is your idea of fun, Australian designers have just the house for you. A house with beautiful ocean views that also happens to hang off a cliff. Really, it does.
Remembering 9-11 With The Songs That Helped Us Get Through That Tragic Day
Music has the power to do so many things like help us heal. After 9-11, I took countless phone calls from people requesting songs to help them get through what happened to America on that horrible September morning. These are the songs that our listeners wanted to hear again and again. As we rememb…
George W. Bush Gives Bill Clinton Some Funny Advice On Being A Grandparent [VIDEO]
Funny how politicians can get along just fine when they step outside the world of politics and talk about things like being a grandparent for the first time. Former President George W. Bush shared some advice on being a first time grandparent with former President Bill Clinton.
What Kind Of Health Risk Does Talking On A Cell Phone Pose? [VIDEO]
Does talking on a cell phone pose a health risk? This isn't the first time this question has been asked and it's a valid one too.
Ilion Native Navy Petty Officer Grant Gonyea Serving Aboard USS John C. Stennis
While you and I go about our daily lives, there are men and women in the US Navy deployed across the globe and ready to defend our country at a moment's notice. One such sailor is Ilion, NY native Navy Petty Officer Grant Gonyea, who is currently serving aboard USS John C. Stennis.
Utica’s 40th Annual Falling Leaves Road Race Is Sunday September 28,2014
Sunday September 28th is the 40th anniversary of Utica's Falling Leaves Road Race. Sponsored by the Utica Roadrunners, this race is a great way to gear up for fall running while enjoying the changing colors of fall here in Central New York.
Celebrity Studded “Stand Up To Cancer” Event Will Air Live On TV Networks Tonight
Every day, over a thousand Americans die from cancer. This disease has impacted so many of us, which is why dozens of celebrities will take part in "Stand Up To Cancer" live tonight at 8 on NBC, CBS, ABC and Fox.
The Power Of Music To Make Us Feel So Many Things [VIDEO]
There's a poster outside our studios here at Lite 98.7 that I think sums up perfectly the power of music. Music can make us feel so many things.
$300 For A Grand Slam Breakfast At Denny’s? [VIDEO]
Denny's isn't known for pricey meals. So wouldn't you be surprised to pay $300 bucks for a Denny's Grand Slam breakfast? Even for Manhattan that's really pricey.
Texas Firefighters Simple Act Of Kindness Toward A Stranger Goes Viral [VIDEO]
A little kindness can go a long way. Some firefighter's in Texas went the extra mile for a man in medical distress and their act of kindness has now gone viral.