From the moment I saw the cover of "Destroyer" by KISS I was hooked! I made the decision to get into Rock radio and that is where I have spent the past three decades, on the radio talking about the bands we love and sharing stories from the studios to the shows. I have gone from growing up in a small town in Connecticut to interviewing Jimmy Page, Ozzy, Eddie Van Halen, Steven Tyler, and countless others. Times change but the music and the memories that come with them live on and I look forward to sharing the stories with you on Q 105.7, the Capital Region's Classic Rock Station.
New York DOL Overpayments – Appeal To Keep Your Money
If you were unemployed in 2020 you might have to give back some of the money you received in benefits, but do you have to give it back?
New York Reservoir Wipes Out Entire Town
Well, when the city of Manhattan is growing so fast that they need more water, the state invokes their "rights" and literally takes a town away from the 3000 people that lived there. That town was called Bittersweet and today it lies under 175 feet of water known as the Neversink Reservoir…
Unemployed New Yorkers May Be Owed Money
There are nearly 20 million people living in New York state and nearly 1/4 of us received unemployment and enhanced pandemic unemployment benefits since this whole thing started last year. So that is nearly 5 million people collecting a smaller amount of money than their job paid and they have to pa…
Hudson Valley Actor Is A Savage On NBC’s “Young Rock”
For a Hudson Valley guy, pretending to be a famous celebrity is actually his job and he just landed a "flying elbow drop" on a new role! Syracuse.com reports that Poughkeepsie native, Kevin Makely, plays Randy “Macho Man” Savage on NBC’s “Young Rock.”!
5 Spring Things To Do Around The Capital Region
Here are 5 "Spring Things" to do around the Capital Region.
Albany NLL Down to 3 Options for Team Name – Vote Here
And then there were 3! The National Lacrosse League team, the Albany NLL, recently relocated to the Capital Region and needs an official name! After over 1,000 submissions the team has narrowed it down to 3 options. Here they are:
Gas Prices Continue To Climb In The Capital Region
WNTY NBC13 reports that the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 14 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.64 and gas prices will likely continue to rise as crude oil costs remain high.
Schenectady Casino Has Free Training and a Job For You
Last summer I had read that 40% of the people laid off, let go or furloughed because of the pandemic, would not return to the same job. That is an awful lot of switching careers and finding a new path. Can you afford to go back to school? Thanks to Rivers Casino, maybe you might not have to.
$1400 Third Stimulus Could Deposit In The Capital Region By March
It looks as though Congress is closing in on a bill that would include up to a $1400 direct payment to most Americans by March. This is part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill.
What Is Open and Closed On President’s Day In New York
Today marks the third Monday of February so it must be Presidents Day! What does that mean for you? Lets see what is open and what is closed as we celebrate the birthdates of President Washington and President Lincoln.
Here’s A Treat For the Dog Days of Winter
Normally to get me out of the house during the Winter months you would be barking up the wrong tree. Tonight, however, My girlfriend was telling me about dog sledding experiences here in New York. So I thought, doggonit, I'd give that a try.
Why Your Doctor Might Prescribe Chicken Soup
Remember our old friend Influenza? In a typical flu season we would currently be in the thick of it and asking, did you get the flu shot this year? Which precautions are you taking? Truth is, very few people around the Capital Region are getting the flu this season let alone talking about it.