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.
You’ve Gotta Love Francis’ Little Bitty Fiat PopeMobile!
You have gotta love this Pope. He's so amazingly humble. It's so refreshing to see someone with such immense power purposely downplay it to endear himself to the masses. And his car? The greatest ever!
My First Shots with the New iPhone 6s [PHOTOS]
I thought I would post these in case you were wondering if all the hype surrounding the camera in the new iPhone 6s was warranted. I personally give it a resounding "yes", and I'll tell you why.
Downtown Schenectady on a Saturday Morning [Photos]
This was a two pronged reason for going to Schenectady this past Sunday. First I was walking around while waiting for Dorrie to get something that she forgot at her place of work, and it gave me an opportunity to try out the camera on the iPhone 6s to see if it lives up to the hype. So h…
Interview With Parentology Host Paula Gretzinger -Capital Region Sunday [VIDEO]
It's always nice to have someone on the Capital Region Sunday program who is as committed to our community as this week's guest—Paula Gretzinger from the locally produced hit show "Parentology."
Separate Lanes For CDTA Buses Coming To Downtown Troy!
It's happening everywhere else in major cities – I guess it's about time it came to this area-especially in Troy -lanes just for busses.
Yates Elementary Says “Don’t Be A Bully!” [VIDEO]
What a great group. These kids were ROCKIN'! Well, what else would you expect from Mrs Toher's classes? Another great experience at Yates Elementary School in Schenectady
A Singing Tribute To Yogi Berra’s Classic Quotations [VIDEO]
We lost a legend. Yankee fans will be mourning tonite. Yogi Berra passed away today at 90 years old. He's remembered for many things, but to me he will be immortalized for his funny quotations. I attempted to put them to song ( big surprise, I know)
Times Union Center’s Greatest Concerts -147 Photos!
It's not often that I do a blog about another blog, but this blog is definitely blogworthy, especially if you're a concertgoer.
People Are Becoming “Selfie-Destructive”
I can't believe how a person's self image is starting to overtake their need for safety. People are dying- all in the name of getting that perfect shot, and it's only going to get worse, people!
Richie Joins Leif Solem’s Victory Celebration On Pearl Street, Albany
This is an additional blog about the gentleman who fought the power and asserted his inalienable right to play his guitar in public (aka BUSKING). I wanted to take this one step further.
A Solidarity Parody For the Albany Busker -Leif Solem [VIDEO]
You heard me. His stage name is Leif Mulch. I didn't know that until this morning. Love the name, and love the cause. He's the street musician who was almost arrested in downtown Albany for basically -um-doing nothing wrong. So I wrote a little solidarity paro…
Gloucester, Mass Police Department Posts Pharmaceutical CEO’s Phone Numbers
This is an interesting tactic, and it just might work if enough people make the phone call or send an email. This is an effort to stop the increase of drug addiction from opiates in America.