I've got a long connection to the Mohawk Valley, having attended Utica schools and graduating from Utica College with a B.S. Degree in Public Relations. I've hosted a number of radio programs, and my voice has been heard on the local airwaves through the years. When I'm not broadcasting, I enjoy reading science publications and sci-fi novels, traveling to some favorite vacation spots, and anything "Star Trek". I am a native of the Utica area and have many friends and family members in the area.
Getting The Snowblower Ready With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]
By now, many of you have already started your snowblower for the winter season ahead in central New York. If not, may I can help with prepping that snowblower for winter with the latest edition of "Greg On The Go"
Triple Header Pro Football On Thanksgiving Day 2014
When I was kid growing up in Utica, I remember how neat it was having an NFL football game on Thanksgiving Day. The first team to play a pro game on a day other than Sunday and Thanksgiving Day was the Detroit Lions. I usually root for the Lions on Thanksgiving, as they have the national stage for t…
Watch ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ Tonight [VIDEO]
The McShea family watches all of the Peanuts holiday TV features, and you can watch "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving", tonight at 8 on ABC. Here are the details.
Make Your Own Homemade Cranberry Sauce [VIDEO]
When I was a kid, I remember my mother serving cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving dinner, not the jellied kind, but the one with actual whole cranberries. If you want to make your own homemade cranberry sauce, we found a quick and easy recipe.
Stay Warm This Winter With Shipyard’s Prelude [VIDEO]
There are so many holiday and winter seasonal beers out there now, I know how a person could try them all. So many beers, so little time. I just learned about a winter warmer from Shipyard Brewing Company called "Prelude Special Ale".
Enjoy Clinton Holiday Shoppers’ Stroll This Weekend
There's one event I never miss, and that's the annual Holiday Shoppers' Stroll in Clinton, New York on the day after Thanksgiving. It's a great way to follow up Thanksgiving Day and make Black Friday a family fun day. Here's what it's all about.
Making Cornbread Stuffing For Thanksgiving [VIDEO]
As a kid, I remember my mother making homemade stuffing (or dressing as she called it) for the Thanksgiving turkey. And, it half of it had to be stuffed inside the turkey. She had a great sausage recipe, but how about trying something different...cornbread stuffing.
Anchor Brewing’s ‘Christmas Ale’ Recipe Is A Secret [VIDEO]
A holiday arrival from the west coast for craft beer fans is "Christmas Ale" from Anchor Brewing Company of San Francisco.
Fresh Or Frozen Turkey For Thanksgiving?
If you still haven't bought your Thanksgiving turkey, you may be asking yourself, "Should I buy a fresh or frozen turkey"? Well, in the McShea household, we always go with frozen, but some people prefer fresh. Here's more on the subject.
Let ‘Turkey Math’ Help You Buy The Right Size Thanksgiving Turkey
This weekend will be one of the busiest shopping days of the year in area grocery stores, as we shop for all the Thanksgiving fixings we'll need for the holiday. I can see the sparks flying now on those shopping cart wheels. Here's a question I never seem to know the answer to: "W…
Celebrate Schultz & Dooley’s 55th Anniversary Saturday
If you're a Utica Club fan like me, you may want to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Schultz & Dooley, UC's spokesmugs this Saturday. As a former Utica Club Tour Guide, I say Happy Anniversary!
Today Is ‘The Great American Smokeout’
Today is "The Great American Smokeout", sponsored by the American Cancer Society, where we're all encouraged to go smoke-free for the day. As an ex-smoker, I know it can be difficult giving up the smokes for a day, but once you have a day under your belt, you're on your w…