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 16 years and we love waking up the Capital Region each and every morning. I just moved back to my hometown where my 11-year-old son Ryan is attending my Alma mater. I married my best friend, Jenn, in August of 2022 and had the most perfect day. The theme of our wedding was based on the Disney movie, "Up". We even have a dog named Freddie after Mr. Fredrickson from the movie. We now have two dogs. The newest member of our family is Willie. He looks like a real-live white teddy bear. 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.
25 Worst Cities in US For Spring Allergies-3 Upstate NY Cities Make The List!
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!
Take A Peek at What the ‘New’ New York Thruway Rest Areas Will Look Like
The New York State Thruway is in the process of overhauling all 27 of the rest areas. Although they are only working on a handful at a time, the renderings have been revealed. Not only will they be more of an open concept, but some will also have dog parks and all will have better food options. Look for Shake Shack, Panera, Starbucks, Panda Express, Chik-fil-A, Popeyes, Dunkin, Burger King, and a new fresh concept Applegreen convenience stores. Taste NY farm markets will be at each rest area along with play areas and picnic areas. There will be amenities for commercial truck drivers including more truck parking, showers, fitness centers, and laundry facilities.
These Insects Are Invading NY Homes! Here’s How to Get Rid of Them
If you are noticing an influx of insects coming out and inside your home, you are not alone. There are many bugs that manifest this time of year and are looking for a hiding spot. One of those insects is the boxelder bug.
Stunning Saratoga Mansion Has Soundproof Room For Rock Band Rehearsal
This stunning mansion is just minutes from Saratoga Lake and overlooks Lake Lonely. The balcony and windows lead to gorgeous sunset views. The backyard is an oasis with a heated saltwater pool, hot tub, and sunken firepit. There is beautiful marble throughout starting with the spacious foyer. The kitchen features a waterfall marble island and a built-in coffee bar. The finished basement is huge with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace in the center of one of the rooms. There is plenty of fun including a workout space. The coolest part of the basement is a soundproof room for a full rock band to rehearse in!
Wanna Ride The NY State Thruway Toll Free? It May Happen Soon!
If you travel the New York State Thruway, you know it can get pretty expensive. There may be some relief in sight. There is legislation to give the Thruway tolls a break and to offset the high gas prices. Not only will it help motorists, but it will also help with local tourism.
Say Cheese! Upstate NY Has 4 of Best Cheesemakers in Country
Food & Wine has announced the best cheesemakers in the United States and four in Upstate New York have made the list. In the article, they were listed alphabetically according to the type of cheese. To have four cheesemakers on the list from Upstate New York is quite the honor.
New Winemaking Facility & Tasting Room Opening Soon in Lake George Region
There is a family-owned and operated winery that is a revered and acclaimed winery in the entire state of New York. Adirondack Winery is now planning on opening another tasting room and a winemaking facility at its headquarters in Queensbury.
Feel Like a Winter Olympian and Ride the Lake Placid Bobsled Course
The Winter Olympics are set to begin in February and if you want to feel like a bobsled champion or just see what it's like, head to Lake Placid and ride the bobsled course.
See Inside the Stunning $7.5M Mansion That Is Most Expensive On Saratoga Lake
When I first looked through the pictures of this gorgeous $7.5 million Stillwater mansion my jaw was on the floor.
Step Out New Years Day & Explore the Adirondacks-Annual 1st Day Hikes
Want to start the new year on the right foot or the left then right then left then right? It's the Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) annual First Day Hikes through the Adirondacks. There are six hikes and are both guided and non-guided hikes in the Central and Eastern Adirondacks. They are all set to be held on Saturday, January 1, 2022.