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.
Take A Look Back At Andy Williams Christmas Special 1967 [VIDEO]
When I was growing up, I remember all of those great Christmas variety show specials...Bing Crosby, Perry Como, and of course Andy Williams. TV Land put together a list of the top 10 Holiday TV programs, and Andy's ranked #5.
Watch 10 Classic Holiday TV Commercials [VIDEO]
I love those heartwarming classic TV commercials that air at this time of year. Once in a while, a commercial can give you a "warm and fuzzy" feeling, especially during the holidays.
Why Do People Kiss Under The Mistletoe?
We all know the mistletoe drill, stand under it and you get a kiss. Where did this custom come about, and just what is mistletoe? Has anyone ever grown the stuff in their garden?
Get Winter Exercise With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]
Even when as the song goes, "The weather outside is frightful," I still like to go outside for some exercise. So, now that winter has officially arrived, watch how I get my daily exercise.
Shiner Beer Adds Cheer To The Holiday [VIDEO]
We've been seeing "Shiner" brand beers from the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas here in the Mohawk Valley for a couple of years now. And, they've got a winter seasonal brew called "Holiday Cheer". Here's more.
Watch The Beach Boys Sing ‘Little St. Nick’ [VIDEO]
Back in the 1950s and 60s, a number of rock & roll artists starting coming out with their own holiday songs. And, on this day in 1964, "The Beach Boys" made their first appearance on the the teen music TV show "Shindig" singing their original Christmas son…
Watch Another Favorite Classic Holiday TV Commercial [VIDEO]
One thing I miss about the old VHS recorder in the Greg McShea family household is playing holiday TV shows I taped over the years. We used to watch those shows every year, commercials and all. One year, when I recorded "A Charlie Brown Christmas" off the TV network, there was a ve…
Last Minute Stocking Stuffer Ideas
We know that Santa fills "stockings hung by the chimney with care", but sometimes he gets a little help from us. I don't know about you, but it seems that it's ten times more difficult to figure out what to fill those stockings with, rather than the bigger presents under …
Joe Cocker Dies At Age 70 [VIDEO]
One of the most unique rock and roll performers of all time, Joe Cocker has died at age 70. I was always amazed at his song interpretations and onstage energy...truly a one-of-a-kind rocker!
Winter Arrives Sunday, December 21st
Ever since I was a kid growing up in Utica, winter weather always arrived before the start of the winter season. And, such has been the case this year. So, set your watches for the "Winter Soltice" and the official arrival of winter for Sunday, December 21st. Here's what happe…
Holiday Concert At Kirkland Art Center Sunday [VIDEO]
There are a number of local holiday concerts and performances going on this time of year in the Mohawk Valley, and this Sunday, there's a holiday concert at the Kirkland Art Center in Clinton, New York.
Winter Weather Info With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]
Now that we've had a few snowstorms this season, you know you can count on 96.1 WODZ "Stormwatch" for the latest weather related information. Keith James has up-to-the minute school closings, delays, weather and road conditions every morning, and the rest of the day, we keep you posted on …