Hometown Hero

July’s ‘Hometown Hero’ Simply Doing What She Loves (Audio)
Food festivals, country music concerts, and saving people's lives (not necessarily in that order) aren't exactly everyone's top 3 things they make time for in their lives.  But for one local young woman, she feels she was put here to do just that and she's pretty amazing.  However, food and music of…
Kim From Scotia: The June Hometown Hero Who Does It All
What doesn't June's Hometown Hero do?  Kim Talbot from Scotia was just wrapping up the 2018 school year when we called her the other morning to talk to her about the nomination from a friend of hers.  She was in the middle of serving breakfasts, packing lunches and arranging for underprivileged stud…
May’s Hometown Hero Is Simply Amazing (Audio)
Every month it's such an honor to learn about everyday people doing simply amazing things and Chrissy and I get to experience that with our Hometown Heroes. May's recipient is a woman named Robin Wickham-Drobner from Coxsackie. What she does every single day is nothing short of remark…
February Hometown Hero Is A True Life Saver
Blaine Neary is a volunteer firefighter with the town of Melrose and a paid EMT in Hoosick Valley. It was his quick thinking, however, at is own home that saved the life of a woman that means more to him than any other person on the planet.  His own mother.  After listening to his incredible story a…
Compassionate Clifton Park Mom Is January’s Hometown Hero
County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.
We'd been trying to get in touch with Grace Janikas for a few days to congratulate her on being WGNA's January's Hometown Hero.  We finally caught her at a time when she wasn't busy, and understand…
Cohoes Firefighter Russell Coonradt Is May’s Hometown Hero
May’s Hometown Hero story is a true must listen and it comes just in time for Memorial Day Weekend.  In the month that we honor and pay tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, we are so proud to award WGNA’s May Hometown Hero…

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