Most of you know that I have a passion for radio and getting information like snow closings and time changes to everyone. This is second only to my passion for my beloved Mini Cooper. Occasionally, people might refer to me as "Fancy Brandi" for because I love food and wine. I would like to think that I bring a bit of my own twisted sense of humor and quick wit to everyone’s Hudson Valley morning. I've worked in all kinds of different roles in radio, from my beginning days in promotions, to writing news copy and commercials, to hosting and co-hosting my own shows. Never fear: I always bring a ready for anything positive attitude and when that doesn’t influence friends and co-workers, I have an electric griddle in my office to make breakfast for everyone. Occasionally, those pancakes might mysteriously turn into cocktails.
NYS Brewers Association to Hold 3 Days of Peace, Love & Beer
Need something to look forward to in the month of August? The New York State Brewers Association is making sure that you get your live music, and beer, virtually.
Chicken Nuggets Are the Latest Food Item to Be Recalled
Here is another reason to check the freezer. One of the most sought after foods for a 6-year-old's diet is being recalled:
Town of Fishkill Residents Asked to Conserve Water Use
Town of Fishkill is asking residents to conserve water usage as even with recent rains, it isn't enough for normal usage levels.
Two New York Distilleries Win Big at San Francisco Competition
Congratulations to two New York distilleries who won awards in a recent big San Francisco competition. Who won and in which category?
HV Credit Union to Re-Open Branch Lobbies With These New Rules
For the first time in 3 months, you will be able to enter one of the HVCU branches. Here's what you need to know so you can do your banking:
Poughkeepsie Opens Its Libraries For Walk-in Service
Both Poughkeepsie Libraries have re-opened. When can you return your books and check-out new ones?
Seeking a Friend Till the End of the Pandemic? Buy one
Looking to talk to someone other than yourself during the remaining days of pandemic isolation? There is a place in Beacon that can help you out.
Culinary Institute of America’s Hyde Park Campus Re-Open in Fall
Do you miss visiting the Culinary Institute of America's restaurants or Apple Pie Bakery? Looks like you are going to have to wait a few more weeks before you can visit again.
The Hudson Valley is Having a Coin Shortage, Can You Change It?
There is a coin shortage. What does the Federal Reserve says caused it?
Rent an Adirondack Treehouse for a Easy Summer Getaway
Are you looking for something to do this summer that does not involve taking a flight? Here is a place that is slightly out of the way and according to its Airbnb listing, fairly easy to get to. You just can't be afraid of heights.