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Afternoons with Greg McShea

Greg McShea plays Central New York’s Greatest Hits for your afternoon grind and the ride home. Listen weekday afternoons for the Beer Break and after 5 for your “You Pick Live At Five”. You pick the music for Greg to play on the drive home.

Schedule

M-Sa 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Where Are They Now? – Jimmy Buffet [VIDEO]

At times, we feature a look at legendary musicians and where they are now. In the case of Jimmy Buffet, he's everywhere! From a string of restaurants and resorts to his own brand of beer (Landshark Lager anyone?), Jimmy is just about everywhere you look.

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Greg McShea standing by Christmas Wreath
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Taking Down The McShea Family Christmas Wreath [VIDEO]

Now that Easter has come and gone, I thought it might be time to take down our Greg McShea family Christmas Wreath from the side of our house. If I wait any longer, the bow will start to discolor! So, the Christmas season has officially ended at the McShea household. Watch how it happened!

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Talking ‘Utica Beer’ At Oneida Public Library Wednesday Night

If you've listened to our "Beer Break At Work" weekdays at 3:20 p.m. on 96.1 ODZ, you know that I like to talk about beer. If you like to hear more about Utica's brewing history, head to the Oneida Public Library, 220 Broad Street, Oneida on Wednesday night!

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Today Is Earth Day And We Can Help Preserve The Planet [VIDEO]

Today is Earth Day, a day set aside to help preserve our planet. Many people in our community may be participating in group efforts cleaning  parks, removing trash along roadways, and other efforts. Here are some simple ideas than can help preserve the planet and may save you energy dollars as well.

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Mother Marianne's West Side Kitchen Man Serving
courtesy of Vicki Montalbano, Director, Mother Marianne's Westside Kitchen
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Mother Marianne’s Westside Kitchen A Part Of Culture Fest

Mother Marianne's Westside Kitchen of Utica will be a part of "Culture Fest - A Festival Of Nations" on April 26th at the Stanley Theater. Mother Marianne's is there every day of the year, helping those in need in our local community.

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photo by Greg McShea
photo by Greg McShea
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We Experienced ‘Boston Strong’ Last Year At Fenway Park [VIDEO]

When the Boston Red Sox returned home to play their first game at Fenway Park after last year's Boston Marathon bombings, my wife and I were there to witness an epic tribute on the field.

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people eating and drinking beer
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Harpoon Summer With A Seasonal Brew

No matter what the weather or time of year, we can think and drink summer thanks to seasonal brews now available. Harpoon Brewery of Boston, Massachusetts and Windsor, Vermont has just released its summer seasonal beer. Check it out!

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Greg McShea Boston Strong
photo by Greg McShea
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We’re All One With Boston Today

Regardless whether you're a Yankee fan or part of the Red Sox Nation, we're all one with Boston today during the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. With the tragedy of last year still a vivid memory, the whole country is one with the thought of Boston - B-Strong.

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baseball glove and ball
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Baseball And Utica Have A Long History

If you're a baseball fan, you may know that Utica had a long association with the game. In fact, according to baseball-reference.com. Utica was home to a minor league baseball team dating back to 1878.

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Category: Utica-Rome News
Snow in yard
photo by Greg McShea
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Why It Snowed In Central New York

We're all pretty upset that we got nailed with snow in central New York on Tuesday. Yeh, I know, it snowed on Mother's Day one year. So, how did this happen? Why did we get snow in mid April? Here's the answer.

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Brooklyn Brewery building
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New Hop Variety Appears In Brooklyn Brewery Beers [VIDEO]

Not to get too technical here, but I just read that there's a new hop variety now being used by the Brooklyn Brewery. Here's the full story.

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Man filing income tax
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Tax Deadline Day With Some Extra Perks

I'm sure you're aware that today, April 15th is income tax deadline. Personal tax returns must be postmarked by midnight tonight, unless you've filed for an extension. If you're scrambling to get those returns in during these next few hours, you may get some relief from some special discounts available today.

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