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!"
A Fitting Song For Memorial Day [VIDEO]
Hope you're enjoying the Memorial Day weekend. Are you doing what you like to do? If so, it's because you and I have freedom, and we have it thanks to the men and women who laid down their lives for us.
This Cat Can Answer the Door! [VIDEO]
Our cat "Lexie" (Alexis) is the love of our life. She, like most felines, has a mind of her own. Though she loves to play, she just doesn't care for learning any tricks.
A Fool In The Pool! [VIDEO]
Like many of you, I am getting ready for another year of swimming in our pool. I spent the past week putting in a new liner, painting the pool top and doing all the other things we do to get ready.
Happy Mother’s Day! An “I.O.U.” Tribute To Craig’s Mom [VIDEO]
A very Happy Mother's Day to my Mom. I KNOW she is looking down from heaven waiting for her special message I have sent to her every Mother's Day since 1976.
Warm Piggy Will Warm Your Heart! [VIDEO]
Need a heartwarming moment? How about a "pig-warming" moment!
Neil Diamond Sings at Boston’s Fenway Park Saturday! [VIDEO]
What a week, not just for our fellow American's in Boston, but for our whole nation. Of the many events that resumed after the end of five days of terror, Neil Diamond's appearance at Fenway Park was one of the highlights.
7 Year Old Scores Touchdown In College Game! [VIDEO]
A few days ago I saw the story of a courageous 7-year-old cancer patient named Jack Hoffman on the news. I asked quite a few friends if they saw this amazing young man score a touchdown in a recent Nebraska Cornhuskers game. Surprisingly, they said no, though they were curious about a 7 year old playing college football.
Are These Just Shelves — Or Something More? [VIDEO]
This is so cool! A friend sent me this video, and I figured she just wanted me to show it to my wife. I did, and even she loved it as much a I did. This is the most unusual piece of furniture I have ever seen!
Happy International Pillow Fight Day! [VIDEO]
I missed it again! Yesterday (April 6) was International Pillow Fight Day! In cities all over the world, folks let out their frustrations with some good old fashioned fun!
Here Are The 10 Greatest April Fool’s Day Pranks! [VIDEO]
First, let me wish you a very Happy Easter. Perhaps your day started with church services and then off to enjoy the day with your family and friends. For me, I'll be doing that but will admit I'll also be doing some hard thinking about Monday! Yes, it's Dyngus Day, but it's also April 1 -- April Fool's Day, one of my favorite days!
Why Is It Called “Good Friday”? [VIDEO]
As you know, this Sunday is Easter. For Christians, that is the day we say that Jesus was raised from the dead.
“Mounted for Meals” — Helping the Food Bank of WNY!
Hello! It's Craig Matthews reminding you it's time again for the Erie County Sheriff's Mounted Unit semi-annual food drive we call, "Mounted for Meals". I say "we" because as many of you know my main career is in law enforcement.I have been a part of the Mounted Unit since 1996.