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Richie Phillips

WGNA Morning Show Co-host for 23 years.  Former high school Social Studies teacher who traded blackboard for a keyboard.  Has been resident rhymer ever since.  Co-recipient of 2000 CMA Award for Best Morning Show and NYS Broadcasters Awards for same.    Two time winner of New York State Broadcasters Award for "Reading, Writing, and Rhyming" school program.
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Hey Schenectady. Where’s The Beef?

Many people that I talk to agree - you can't get a good steak dinner in the city of Schenectady.  I don't know about that.  I can think of many decent places down there, although many places concentrate on Italian food.  But there is one restaurant out to challenge this statement. 

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Teachers: Sign Up For The Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour For Fall!

I'm starting early, I know, but I'd like to get my calendar in order as soon as possible.  Here's your chance to get a FREE visit and have your kids create a song that's played on a huge radio station.  Guess which one? 

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Northeast String Orchestra’s Summer Institute Jingle – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

I can't say enough about the Northeast String Orchestra   I could do a blog per day for the next week about them.   I'm about to take you there with audio and photos, because this is REAL talent, folks, and I want to tell the world about them.

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The New And Improved Glens Falls Song – Your Town Thursday

This is a "part two" of sorts.  I had actually taken a shot at this town last year, but never included everything that I should have due to time constraints, so I put out the call for a second song parody about this great Capital Region town.  Here is the result below

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