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Craig Matthews

I am a Western New York native, born and raised in West Seneca and now living with my wife Maribeth, who is an R.N., on our 65-acre farm in Marilla. We do not have children but plenty of "kids" -- our cats, dog and horses. I have worked in Buffalo radio since 1975 and at Townsquare since 2001. Presently, I work just weekends and some fill-in on-air work. My main career is in law enforcement; I'm a mounted lieutenant, chaplain and instructor for the Erie County Sheriff's Office. And, yes, I am the guy famous for the signature radio sign-off, "God bless you, God bless America, never say never!"
The Bold and the Beautiful (from Facebook)
The Bold and the Beautiful (from Facebook)
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Soap Opera Bloopers! [VIDEO]

My wife and I had a rare few days off together this past week and what did we wind up doing? One afternoon we ended up watching a couple of soap operas. I do not follow the "soaps", but I will admit I was thinking about the actors and how tough it must be to do these shows 5 days a week. And like all of us, I am sure they make their share of mistakes.

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Me and "Jake" collecting for the Food Bank!
Me and "Jake" collecting for the Food Bank!
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Mounted for Meals Food Drive-Saturday December 8th at Southgate Plaza!

Hey, it's Craig Matthews letting you know if you couldn't make it to the "Food 2 Families" food drive today, you'll have another chance tomorrow and get to meet me, my fellow Mounted Deputies and our horses! As many of you know, in addition to my radio career I work in law enforcement with the Erie County Sheriff's Office Mounted Reserve Unit. Our event is called "Mounted for Meals" and it also benefits the great work of the Food Bank of WNY!

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Response To Love Center NEEDS YOUR HELP! [VIDEO]

I have had the great pleasure of getting to know the folks at the Response To Love Center at St. Adelbert's Parish in Buffalo. I have seen and assisted in my small way to the work that happens there. I have witnessed the love and warmth that flows from it's staff, volunteers and those they assist. However, the "warmth" part is a problem as their furnace/boiler is in need of repair.

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Road Rage Caught On Tape! [VIDEO]

Here it is Thanksgiving Eve. Folks are thinking about what they are thankful for. Thinking about gathering for a festive dinner with family and friends. Yet for those who will venture out in search of Christmas bargains you are perhaps thinking about the craziness you will deal with in all the hustle and bustle of "Black Friday" shopping. But it just doesn't happen IN the stores, but on the way TO the stores.

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Ground Turkey…Literally! [VIDEO]

I proudly admit it...I am a "country boy"...and I THOUGHT I was married to a "country girl! I watched this YouTube video and quickly showed it to my wife. She just as quickly asked me, "are you out of your mind?". So what's the problem with cooking our Thanksgiving turkey, albeit, a little different this year? We won't have a mess in the oven.  You'll have more room to cook other things. Well OK, we'll have a hole in the backyard.

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