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!"
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, a…
How to Make Your OWN Twinkies! [VIDEO]
I am sure you are still in shock. No more Hostess, and that means no more Twinkies or the other delicious treats they were famous for. Perhaps you read my post about the demise of Hostess the other day.
Say Goodbye To Your Twinkie! [VIDEO]
As you probably heard by now, the Hostess Company is going out of business.
Friday is “Fast Food Restaurant Day”!
I know, you were just thinking about this. So I guess Friday's lunch decision will have to be one of the MANY fast-food choices. So who was the very first fast-food restaurant? You may be surprised at the answer!
November 14 is National American Teddy Bear Day!
The legend goes that in 1902 President Teddy Roosevelt spared the life of a bear cub while on a big game hunt in Mississippi. As the word got out, many folks were impressed by the kindness shown by the avid hunter.
Veterans Day In Marilla, N.Y. [GALLERY]
I am proud of my hometown of Marilla, New York. It's a rural, farming, close-knit community. We live on a 65 acre farm, the same property my wife grew up on. I am even prouder of the way my community honors heroes...TRUE heroes. I am talking our servicemen and servicewomen. Our VETERANS!
Veterans Day 2012 [VIDEO]
Today is their day. Today is Veterans Day!
Time For Some Old-Fashioned Fun! [VIDEO]
I admit that though I am in my 50's, I still love to have some fun. This one combines a simple magic trick and a practical joke.
Attention Winners and Losers — and Their Supporters! [OPINION]
As of this writing, no one knows who won and who lost. But I can tell you we all lose when folks don't take responsibility.
“Customer” Service? REALLY!!??
No names here, but last week I went to a local bank, waited patiently in line and politely asked when it was my turn if anyone at the bank was a Notary Public. I was told, "yes, are you a customer"? When I said, "why, does it matter?" I was quickly told, "…
Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2012 — Get Out and Vote! [OPINION]
Of course you know that this Tuesday is Election Day. So who are you voting for and why? Are you voting?
The BBC Band at the Riviera Theater [REVIEW]
A trip back to the '60s was enjoyed by all Saturday night in North Tonawanda at the historic Riviera Theater.