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!"
One of the Faces of Breast Cancer [Event]
For those of you who have listened to me over the years, you know I try and use my time and talents to help a variety of great causes. Some are personal, VERY personal...like breast cancer. Meet Amy Kubisty Chudoba. (she is the niece of a dear childhood friend, Sue Pollutro Clark of West Seneca). Amy is only 40 and a single mom. Her six-year-old son, Devan, wants his mother to be around for a lon
Today is “National Puppy Day” [VIDEO]
Gee, who knew? Yes, today is National Puppy Day! (Who makes up these things?) Can we agree we ALL love puppies, though all our canines have been adults when we got them since they have been rescue or shelter dogs.
Attention Horse Lovers…”EquiFest 2014″ [VIDEO]
Hi, it's Craig Matthews spreading the word about "Equifest 2014", an annual event that's free and open to all. The big horse and equine related event is set for next Sunday, March 16 starting at 9:30 AM at the Showplex at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.
Here Is Why I Didn’t Take Up Skiing! [VIDEO]
What a winter it has been -- especially great for the ski resorts and those who love to partake in the variety of cold weather sports...like skiing, which, for some reason, I just never got the hang of, despite numerous attempts.
Caring Folks Help Bear Cubs [VIDEO]
This is a great YouTube Video. Some clever, kind and brave folks come to the rescue of some bear cubs stuck in a dumpster.
A Pet Squirrel + A Bernese Mountain Dog… [VIDEO]
OMG, this is just too cute.
Justin Bieber Is Breaking News — Really?!?! [VIDEO]
Say it isn't so -- an important political interview with a Congresswoman interrupted by "breaking news" about Justin Bieber!
“WATCH OUT BELOW!” — Falling Icicles [VIDEO]
Icicles falling can cause serious injury or even death! They can even mess up traffic...especially when it takes out the traffic light!
Relief From Holiday Stress — Chinese Style! [VIDEO]
Apparently it's an annual Christmas tradition in Shanghai, China to relieve stress...
One Of Craig’s Favorite Scenes From ‘A Christmas Story’ [VIDEO]
Christmas is coming...and that means watching my favorite holiday movies, 'A Christmas Story'.
Niagara Falls Like You’ve Never Seen Before! [VIDEO]
In this day and age of instant everything and pictures and videos galore, it takes a lot to impress me. THIS YouTube video is awesome!
How About Turkey On The Grill This Thanksgiving?! [VIDEO]
Though I am a traditionalist, I am willing to try something different this Thanksgiving -- like the turkey cooked on the grill!