I was born and raised in Mechanicville, NY and have been in radio for over 25 years. I have lived and worked on Long Island in the Hamptons, in West Palm Beach, FL, Buffalo, NY and Portland, ME. Brian and I have been together for 15 years and we love waking up the Capital Region each and every morning. I am getting ready to move back to my hometown where my 10-year-old son Ryan will attend my Alma mater. I will be getting married to my best friend, Jenn, at the end of 2021 and we are having a Disney wedding. We love everything Disney and even have a dog named Freddie after Mr. Fredrickson from the movie UP. I am a true crime junky and will watch every Law & Order SVU episode over and over again. (My Dad worked on the show for several years and my name appears on the locker in the squad room in early episodes). I have a very close relationship with my amazing mom, Nancy who is on the show with us messing up song lyrics each week. I will fight anyone, anytime, if you say that someone else or a restaurant makes better eggplant than my mom. Thanks for allowing our personal lives into your world each morning. We hope to give you laughter and fun to start your day.
Let’s Go Back to 1987 & Watch This Great Escape High Dive Show!
Growing up in the Capital Region in the 1980s, it was fun to travel up the Northway and spend the day at The Great Escape Amusement Park (formerly Storytown). We couldn't wait to get there and travel through Ghost Town and become a deputy with Marshal Wild Windy Bill McKay. But one of the highlights of the day was the death-defying high dive act.
Yes! You Can Smoke Pot at the New York State Fair in Syracuse
Next month the Great New York State Fair in Syracuse will be underway. There are some amazing concerts, games, exhibits, and fair food plus if you are a recreational marijuana user, there's a place for you too.
Taking Your NY Driver’s Test? Must Study About Others Who Share Road
New legislation changes the New York state driver's test to make others safer on the road. The Department of Motor Vehicles will add more safety information that will be mandatory for new drivers to learn in New York before getting their driver's license.
3 Upstate NY Cities Top The 25 Worst in US for Spring Allergies!
If you have been suffering some major spring allergies, you are not alone. In fact, it could be where you live. A survey came out listing the top twenty-five metropolitan cities in the United States that are the worst for spring allergies. Three cities in upstate New York made the top twenty!
Unique Tram Takes You From Spectacular Log Home to Lake George Shore
This beautiful Lake George log home is nestled in the woods but also comes with 153 feet of North West Bay lakefront property. There is an incredibly large great room with a gorgeous stone fireplace and loads of windows that provide a stunning view of Lake George and the Adirondacks. Right off the incredible wrap-around deck, there is actually a tram that conveniently takes you and your guests directly to the shorefront or boathouse! The shorefront offers a relaxing sundeck and a great beach area for swimming. Literally, anywhere you are on this property you can enjoy gorgeous views of the lake and mountains.
Wanna Get Away? Fly Non-Stop To These 18 Destinations From Albany Airport
There are many destinations you can fly to from the Albany International Airport. But if you are like most travelers, you don't want to have to make a connecting flight. Here are the destinations you can fly directly to from the Albany International Airport.
Iconic NY Lottery Spokeswoman Yooooolanda Vega Retires-See Her Through the Years
Schenectady resident and New York Lottery spokesperson Yolanda Vega is retiring after 32 years. She is well known throughout New York state for the theatrical way she said her name before each lottery drawing. "I'm Yoooolaanda Vega!" She said that her signature way to say her name came about after she had a lot of espresso before one of the drawings when she was just six months in. After that night, she continued to do it for the next 32 years. Yolanda started with the New York Lottery back in 1990. Take a look at her through the years.
Want to Star in Vince Vaughn Sequel ‘The Binge 2′ Filming Near Syracuse?
This could be your big break. Hulu has greenlighted the sequel to The Binge. It's called The Binge 2-It's a Wonderful Binge. This is a Christmas sequel to the 2020 Hulu original movie starring Vince Vaughn, Skyler Gisondo, Eduardo Franco, and Dexter Darden.
Wanna Do Some Serious Sledding? Head to NY’s Longest Toboggan Chute
Winter is here and there is nothing more fun, in my opinion than finding the biggest hill and going sledding on. You can get some serious sledding in just two-and-a-half hours from the Capital Region at the Lake Placid Toboggan Chute.
A Must See This Season! Saratoga Home’s Spectacular Christmas Show
I've always admired the neighborhoods that go all out for the holidays. There is an awesome display at one home in Saratoga that will blow you away. It's open every night of the week and it's a free show for all. Here's a little peek at "Lights on Walden".