Bill Keeler is a radio talk show host and television producer in Utica, NY. He began his radio career during his junior year in high school in 1981, as a disc jockey and play-by-play announcer for the Little Falls Mets radio broadcasts, a now dissolved Single A farm team of the New York Mets franchise. From 1989 until 2012, his controversial brand of ‘shock jock’ radio entertained audiences in Utica, Syracuse, Albany and Providence, Rhode Island with FM Talk. Since 2002, he has produced and appeared in several television programs including the stunt driven program, “The Keeler Show,” and a cooking program called, “Plate Night.” In 2009, he launched an online newspaper in the Utica area, Utica Daily News, which operated until 2012. In 2013, he made the transition into News/Talk radio as the morning show host on WIBX 950 AM in Utica, which is also simulcast each morning over WFXV Fox 33 TV. Keeler also owns a television production company, which produces several television programs and commercial campaigns (including political campaigns) that air throughout Upstate New York. He supports several charities including Toys for Tots, Operation Sunshine, and has been promoting testing for early detection of cancer since his own bout with the disease in 2018. He’s currently a board member with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers. He resides in the Utica area with his wife and family.
Union Gets $1 Million to Upgrade Electrician Training Center for Recruitment
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 43 has received a New York State Development grant through the Central New York Regional Economic Development Council. The $1 million in grant money will be used to expand its apprenticeship training center in Clay.
Woman, Possibly Stabbed and from Utica, Found Dead on Street in Newburgh
Police in Newburgh, NY are investigating the death of a woman, believed to be from the Utica area, who was stabbed and bruised, and found under a discarded box spring, according to WestchesterNews12.
Utica Superintendent Withdraws Lawsuit Against School Board Members
Utica School District Superintendent Bruce Karam, who is now on administrative leave, has withdrawn a lawsuit against the four board members who voted to place him on leave, according to Attorney Michael Arcuri.
Significant Snowstorm Could Hit Here Monday Through Wednesday
During the last three weeks, we've talked more about snow and potential storms than we have all winter long it seems. Now, the National Weather Service is predicting a significant snow event for Monday evening, through Wednesday.
These 12 Vinyl Records Are Worth as Much as $9000
Central New York is plowing through the end of winter with spring just around the corner which means spring cleaning. It's a northeastern tradition as people try to get rid of the stuff in their homes that sadly collects dust and takes up space. But, be careful about throwing things out, you might be putting cash in the trash.
Bruce Springsteen Postpones Ohio Show, Days Before Albany Show
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band has postponed an upcoming show in Ohio due to illness, just days before a performance in Albany and Buffalo. Currently, the Albany show on March 14th, and the Buffalo show on March 23rd, have not been affected.
Spring is Coming, So, When Does Daylight Saving Time Begin?
The enjoyment of temperatures in the 70s and spending time outdoors in the sunshine after work is just weeks away. Spring begins on March 20th in 2023, and based on current weather trends, warmer more comfortable weather could come sooner.
Millions Headed to Local Downtowns Via NY’s Revitalization Awards
Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Thursday that millions of dollars are headed to local communities as part of the state's downtown revitalization plan. The Town of Kirkland and Village of Clinton will receive $10 million to make improvements to their downtowns. Dolgeville and Cooperstown were also big winners.
Frankfort Bus Driver Charged with Forcible Touching by State Police
New York State Police in East Herkimer have arrested a Herkimer ARC bus driver on forcible touching charges.
Alex Murdaugh Trial Law and Crime Net Reporter Speaks Locally
Court reporter Angenette Levy is our "go-to" reporter for high profile trials around the country and this week, she was hyper focused on the Alex Murdaugh murder trial.
Help Police Find Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week
Police in Oneida are asking for the public's assistance in finding this week's Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week.
20 Things You Might Not Know About Hotel Utica As it Turns 111
The Hotel Utica, now the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica is celebrating its 111th birthday on Saturday. The historic hotel opened on March 11, 1912. Here are some notable highlights in the 111 year history