A self-taught musician from a young age (drums, piano, bass, guitar, ukulele), Maria has always been obsessed with the Music Industry. A recent graduate from SUNY Oneonta, Maria majored in Music Industry and minored in Theatre and Audio Arts Production. Her senior year, she completed an internship with Townsquare Media and has remained a part of the team since. While she isn't an on-air host, you may have heard her on some commercials between songs. She has since taken over as receptionist and spearheads many Promotional events. Most recently, she was brought on as a contributor and thoroughly enjoys writing about one of her favorite areas-- The Capital Region!
Be Careful! Six Flags Scam Raising Red Flags on Facebook
Watch where you click! A fake Six Flags Club page has been scamming hundreds of Facebook users by guaranteeing free complimentary passes. Don't fall for it!
Local Parents Outraged Over 2nd Child Luring Incident in 2 Weeks
Yet another child luring attempt has taken place in the Schenectady City School District, which has left parents frustrated and outraged at law enforcement.
Looking to Adopt? A New Cat Cafe is Coming to Rotterdam
If you're looking to adopt a cat, you might want to check out this new cat cafe coming to Rotterdam thanks to Rachel Anne and the nonprofit organization Kitten Angels.
Do you Think New York State Could Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?
According to a recent insuranks.com study ranking which states are prepared for a zombie apocalypse, New York ranked almost dead last. See why.
Local Modern Day Indiana Jones Creates YouTube Adventure Series
Follow along with this YouTube adventure series highlighting NYS history with the modern day Indiana Jones Don Rittner and his cohost Justyna Kostek.
The NYS Watchdog Program is Failing the Nursing Home Population
It's a sad truth, but according to AARP, the NYS Nursing Home Watchdog Program is failing the people it's supposed to protect.
New Protocols Help Protect Albany County Firefighters from Cancer
Watch how firefighters can reduce their risk of cancer with new decontamination protocols, as demonstrated by state officials.
Cannabis Being Sold at Sticker Stores Through Legal Loophole
Recently, sticker stores have been illegally selling unregulated cannabis through a legal loophole, and lawmakers are working to put a stop to it.
Local Veteran Trekked 4000 Miles to Raise Funds for Service Dogs
Hear the heartwarming story of how Glenville veteran Jimmy Thomas kayaked and cycled to and from Florida to fundraise money for service dogs for veterans.
Need Menstrual Health Products? Capital Region Has Them for Free!
The Capital Region has made menstrual health history by implementing "Period Pantries" in Schenectady and now Albany. See where you can get your free products.
Famous Magician To Star in Saratoga Movie, and You Could Too
Saratoga County filmmakers Ryan "Rahn" Jenson and Spencer Sherry are looking to bring magic to the big screen, and they need your help!
Speed Up or Slow Down? NYS Senate Sees New Speed Limit Proposal
If any of you speed demons forgot what the speed limit is supposed to be on NY highways, don't worry, it might be changing soon anyway.