Brian was born and raised in the Capital Region and currently lives in Albany. He's the co-host of the GNA Morning Show with Brian and Chrissy. When he’s not watching sports, eating fro-yo, playing poker, or trying to get in a quick nap, he’s hanging out with Brody; his ridiculously talented and handsome son. “Radio is my passion and I’m living out my dream! Every day we get the chance to change someone’s mood, perhaps their perspective, and hopefully make them laugh! What’s better than that?” E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This Latham Woman is a True Hero for Helping a Friend with Cancer
Nichole Naccarato from Latham is the Hometown Hero for the month of January.
December’s Hometown Hero: House Full of Love
The Benoits built their enormous family on love, kindness and compassion. They have five biological children and seven children they adopted.
November Hometown Hero Is 9-Yr-Old Grappling Cancer
Cody Alessi from Stuyvesant has created TAP Cancer Out and he hustles to raise thousands of dollars while competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments.
God Bless Homer: 88-Year-Old Hometown Hero
Homer LaVoie from Schodak is an 88-year-old Navy Vet and is our Hometown Hero for October.
Proud Teen Nominates Dad As September’s Hometown Hero (VIDEO)
15-year-old Aiden from Guilderland wrote into WGNA asking that his father, Matthew, be our Hometown Hero for Septemeber. We were happy to call and speak with Matthew on his day off to tell him the great news, which he humbly accepted.
Proud Marine Mom Honors August Hometown Hero (Audio)
Penny Bartlett from Colonie is the proud Marine Mom of 26-year-old Ian and she wrote to us hoping we'd honor him as August's Hometown Hero. Mom also told us that her son may be slightly uncomfortable with the 'fanfare' that comes along with it and decided to spend a few min…
10 Things I Noticed During Arena Bowl 32
Last night's Arena Bowl Championship was a lot of fun and felt like a throwback to the 90's when the Firebirds were kings of the town. Just like in 1999, area fans will never forget where they were and who they were with when the 2019 Albany Empire won Arena Bowl 32. Here are some random thoughts …
Our Emotional Call To Remarkable July Hometown Hero
Chrissy and I have had the pleasure of contacting our Hometown Hero each month for nearly three years. We have never had a phone call quite like this. Frank Lockwood from Coxsackie is a man of true character and integrity. He's a priest, addictions counselor, volunteer firefighter, and to top it o…
Beasts Of Burden: 75 Escaped Bison Roam Schoharie County
A herd of 75 bison that escaped a farm in Sharon, NY are roaming throughout rural upstate and wreaking havoc on farms. The herd escaped last Thursday and folks in pockets of areas in Schoharie County have reported sightings of groups of the large, powerful and at times unpredictable animals. Those …
Chilly Neighbors Unable To Freeze Out ‘Ice Cold Beer’ Selling Kid
With Capital Region temperatures about to skyrocket this weekend, maybe a little side-hustle by your kids could help them generate enough cha-ching for a new bike, some video games, toys or even contribute to a local charity. This young man's cold marketing strategy was so successful, neighbors cal…
May Hometown Hero Gives Us A Chance To Thank, Hank
This month's Hometown Hero, Henrietta "Hank" Dunn from Duanesburg, was nominated by her friend Betsey. Betsey explained to us all the terrific, selfless work that Hank does in the community and we were blown away. Hank goes out of her way to make sure that women battling breast cancer ge…
Madison VanDenburg & Moriah Formica Announce Show
Madison VanDenburg and Moriah Formica, two of the areas most talented singers, have announced a show together at the Times Union Center in June.