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.
What’s Your Favorite Christmas Album? I’ve Got Mine..
Gee - let's count all the Christmas albums that have been released since the beginning of time. Wow. That could boggle one's mind. But the big question is - what is your GO TO Christmas album? Here are a couple of choices, and then I'll give you mine, for what …
Top 5 Gifts I Really Don’t Want To See Ever Again
Isn't that a terrible attitude? You should be thankful for what you have, and I truly am. But I don't care what age you are - you like even a little smidgen of excitement when you open up your packages, don't you? So in the name of total transparency, I give you the …
I’m Working On A Year End Song – My Ideas So Far
This particular project that I do every year is a real work in progress. I'll pick up my notepad, write a few lines, then get sidetracked with something else and then back again. I've written in the shower, on the steering wheel of my car (don't tell anybody that) - everyw…
Pay It Forward – You Might Live longer
We all feel great after working on this Shop With A Cop charity. And it turns out that giving is good for your mental health, according to a new study. Here's the study!
Menands School Kids Parody The Star Wars Theme – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]
Boy, I have to say I'm batting 1000 this year with the classes I've had the privilege of visiting . This one was no exception. I always have a great time with Mrs. Trainor's classes at the Menands School. And the kids? They only had two things on their minds, it seem…
A Tribute To Local TV Legend Ralph Vartigan
Do YOU remember Ralph? Although I had the chance to meet him a couple of times over the years, his TV "gig" was before I moved to this area, but I know for a fact that Mr Vartigan will be remembered well by local Baby Boomers.
Ichabod Crane’s Holiday Jam – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]
Once again, another fantastic experience! You have to be there to totally feel the good vibes that happen with this school program (no brag, just fact..) This time I visited Ichabod Crane Elementary, and they were ready to JAM!
What Should The New Schenectady Casino Sign Look Like?
I guess that's what they're trying to decide as we speak, and according to a recent news article, it will be sometime next year before they can really get a look at the design for the the Rivers Casino sign. More below.
Kids Lip Syncing A Christmas Song – Hysterical [VIDEO]
This is an absolute riot to watch. I've now guffawed at it 3 times and sent it to about 10 friends. I hope you spread this around as well.
A Career First – A Gig At A Hardware Store
Ok, let me explain. This was actually an event in Troy - The Victorian Stroll. Photos and backstory below.
Will Apple Get Rid Of The Headphone Jack On The iPhone? Say WHAT?
There are always rumors abounding with this company. Oddly enough, doesn't it seem to follow that a lot of them come true? This is slightly bizarre.
Who Had The Most Liked Instagram Posts of 2015? [VIDEO]
Although I'm not the biggest Instagrammer -too busy keeping up on Facebook and Twitter, I know a lot of you are, so I thought you should know who got the most "likes" for their mug shots this past year..