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.
Heartfelt Message from Richie of the Sean, Richie and Bethany Show
Dear Facebook Friends and WGNA listeners, I've gone back and forth on how to structure this post. Do I attempt to make it funny? Should I "rhyme it?" Naaaaa... Let's just cut to the chase. I have made a life-changing decision that I want to share with you...
40’s Too Old To Change Careers? Get Outta Town!
Bethany-you know have ticked me off big time. I've been holding back on the air. Biting my tongue, if you will. You read a statistic this morning that made my hair stand up (both of them)
All Saints Catholic Academy’s Equal Rights Rap – Reading Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]
My 4th appearance at this great little school, and it never disappoints - it's the All Saints Catholic Academy in Albany. Mrs. Reilly and Mrs. Grimmick kindly allowed me to come in and create a song with these very creative 5th graders. (And actually, I didn't do much - they handled it very well on their own, thank you very much...
My Favorite George Carlin Bit On National DJ Day [VIDEO]
So I was preparing to do a blog on celebrities who wear hairpieces, and accidentally stumbled upon this bit - the late, great George Carlin's parody of the typical '60s radio DJ. This is perfect for National DJ Day, which just so happens to be today.
Is Pat Sajak Actually Bald? The Big Reveal [VIDEO]
I'm not sure how old this video clip is, but it cracked me up (and confirmed my suspicions). Pat is as bald as a cue ball (or is he?)
What Ever Happened To ‘Golden Voice’ Homeless Man Ted Williams?
Remember poor Ted Williams, the homeless man from Ohio whose beautiful speaking voice captured the world's attention online? This has a very happy ending!
My Fun Moment With Big Kenny From Big and Rich in Memphis [VIDEO]
Our visit to St. Jude was one of the most emotional yet, and I for one have been there twice before. We will have much, much more to say about that during our upcoming radiothon. But sometimes you have a little comic relief, and that happened when I was at the right place at the right time and bumped into Big Kenny from Big and Rich.
Pulminary Hypertension Discussion with Rino Aldrighetti -Capital Region Sunday
The great thing about doing the Capital Region Sunday show is that you get to cover a wide range of occupations and subject areas. In some cases the information can be life saving. Here is a case in point. Do you know someone with pulmonary hypertension? They might have it without knowing it! Take a listen to this repeat of a Capital Region Sunday interview with Rino Aldrighetti CEO of PHA. Re
A New Way To Keep Antsy Kids Seated In Class – Desk Cycles
I've been on vacation for so long, I almost forgot how to do this. But Im looking forward to getting aback to the routine- including getting back my school program. I get very antsy and fidgety after awhile if I'm just sitting around. Maybe I should purchase this brilliant new invention intended for kids, though I'm hoping they will consider an adult version - desk with ...
A Lightbulb With Built In Speaker! Why Didn’t I Think Of That?
What will they think of next? Well, I'll tell you. Someone had a lightbulb go off in their head and maybe that was the incentive to come out with THIS
US Marine James Marchetti and Upcoming Educators Workshop – Capital Region Sunday [VIDEO]
"Honor, Courage and Commitment -That's the Marine Way". And those qualities came shining through in my interview with Sgt James Marchetti of the U.S. Marine Corp stationed right here in Albany.
Should You Be Allowed To Use A Fake Name On Facebook?
This is the big fight happening as we speak on the Facebooks. Hmmm. I had to think about this one, as I'm sure you did as well. I'll give you my 2 cents, and then I'd like to hear yours