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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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Cheetah Cub
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Watch Cheetah Cub And Puppy Best Friends [VIDEO]

Our McShea household has been home to dogs and cats at the same time. They all got along, probably like "detente" between the U.S.A. and former U.S.S.R. in the 1980s. So, when I saw this video of best friends: a cheetah cub and puppy, I had to share it.

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Musitc Festival
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Celebrate Clinton Art & Music Festival Saturday

One of the events I look forward to in late summer in central New York is the Clinton Art & Music Festival, and it's going on this Saturday. The Village of Clinton offers a pleasant setting for live music, artworks, food and fun.

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The Beatles On TV
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Watch The Beatles On Early British TV Show [VIDEO]

Just as we had "American Bandstand" and other music and dance shows during the 1960s, British teen viewers watched a TV program called, "Ready, Steady, Go!". The show aired on Friday nights with the slogan, "The weekend starts here". And in 1964, "The Beatles" made a memorable appearance.

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Wizard Of Oz Cast
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‘Wizard Of Oz’ Spectacular This Weekend In Syracuse

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the classic film, "The Wizard Of Oz", and this weekend you can be a part of a special two-day event in Syracuse. Here's more about the "Wizard Of Oz Spectacular".

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College Dorm Move-In
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Helpful Tips On Moving Your College Students Into The Dorm

This weekend, a number of college students will be moving into their dorms, and many for the first time. As a parent, I know how hectic that can be...elevators that don't work, long lines of cars unpacking, not enough extension cords. Well, help is on the way.

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Guitars
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Get Ready To Rock At Saranac Thursday This Week [VIDEO]

As summer winds down, Saranac Thursdays keep rolling with a favorite rocker group onstage this week. As always, the fun takes place in the parking at the F.X. Matt Brewery parking lot at the corner of Court and Varick Streets in Utica.

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Greg McShea At Motorfest
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Motorfest 2014 Parking Cars With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

Our thanks to everyone who made Motorfest 2014 at Vernon Downs Hotel and Casino a great success. All of us at 96.1 WODZ played a role in the event, and mine was one of great importance...parking lot attendant!

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golf chip shot
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Free Golf Lesson – Watch Chip Shot [VIDEO]

If you're in a golf league or just get out on the links on the weekend, you'd probably like to shave a few strokes off your score (I'd like to shave a few dozen strokes off mine). One way to do that is by improving your chip shots. Help is on the way!

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Saranac Octoberfest bottles and six packs
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Saranac Rolls Out Octoberfest

'Tis the season for seasonal beers (pun intended) ahead of the season! Yes, Octoberfest beers are making their way onto store shelves, and now Saranac Octoberfest, from the F.X. Matt Brewery has arrived. This style of beer is one of my favorites - a bit more malty and less hoppy than other brews. Here's a closer look.

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Nutella jars
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Sandwiches For Back To School May Cost More To Make

When I was a kid going to Miller School in Utica, I remember peanut butter & jelly sandwiches were the main lunch meal. And, if your kids tastes have branched out to "Nutella" and jelly sandwiches, that may cost you a bit more when they go back to school this fall.

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telephone
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Ever Do Something Stupid Like This?

I did something stupid the other day before arriving at the radio station. I accidentally left the house with our home phone in my briefcase. OK, that's not all that stupid, but it is when it's the third time in the last month I've done this!

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Peter Noone
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Rare Elvis Presley Interview By Peter Noone [VIDEO]

We've all seen rock 'n roll stars interviewed, but here is a rare case where two performers interview each other. On this day in 1965, Peter Noone (of Herman's Hermits) interviewed Elvis Presley in Hawaii, on the set of "The King's" movie, " Paradise Hawaiian Style".

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