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Sunday Drive 5-15-2016

Local moe member Al Schnier checks in

May 15th, 2016 07:00am

Guest Host Zee talks with moe's Al Schnier about growing up in Utica and New Hartford and his past, present and future music.

Sunday Drive 5-8-2016

A visit with a local NY Giants prospect

May 14th, 2016 11:16am

Landing an invite to try-out with an NFL team is a rare and intimidating opportunity that one area high school standout plans to make the most of.

Sunday Drive 5-1-2016

New Media

May 1st, 2016 05:30am

Talking New Media with John Howard from The Signal. This episode features Justin Parkinson, Sam Famolaro and John Howard discussing the shifts and changes of a younger audience consuming traditional media and what the internet has done to change and adapt to that, even deeper, how the Utica crowd is adjusting.

Sunday Drive 4-24-2016

Hospital Site Revisited

April 29th, 2016 08:48am

News that funding for a new hospital complex was restored to the state budget has reignited debate about whether it should be built downtown.

Sunday Drive 4-17-2016

Presidential candidate visits & the Adirondack RR

April 17th, 2016 07:30am

It was a busy week as two of the top contenders for the White House held big rallies in Rome and Syracuse. This week's show features excerpts from their appearances and observations about the similarities and contrasts between the two. We also explore what's in store for the Adirondack Scenic Railroad in the coming months

Sunday Drive 4-10-2016

Rick Short

April 10th, 2016 07:45am

Rick Short travels the world for Indium Corporation. When he's on home turf, his free time is filled with family, his music and band, hockey and taking an active role in fostering and promoting good things going on in the area.

Sunday Drive 4-03-2016

Alicia Dicks

April 3rd, 2016 08:40am

The Community Foundation Director talks about the organization's role in addressing area needs and supporting promising initiatives for a stronger Mohawk Valley. We also take a look at the push to increase the minimum wage to 15.

Sunday Drive 3-20-2016

Tim Hardiman of The Tailor & The Cook and Utica Bread

March 19th, 2016 10:04pm

Tim Hardiman has a passion for food and for Utica. That combination has helped fuel the revival of the Bagg's Square neighborhood, and is one recipe for brighter futures in other parts of the city, too.


February 7th, 2016 06:00am

Sunday Drive 1-31-2016

Educational testing

January 31st, 2016 06:00am

Jamie McNair talks about the current state of public education, testing and the Opt-Out Movement.

Sunday Drive 1/24/16

Preventing date violence

January 24th, 2016 08:03am

Jennifer Bowman discusses the causes and prevention of date violence committed by young people.

Sunday Drive 1/17/16

Joe Marino talks about issues facing the Utica area

January 18th, 2016 10:33am

Utica Councilman Joe Marino addresses some of the issues facing the Utica area.

Sunday Drive 1/10/16

Getting and staying organized

January 10th, 2016 07:00am

Jordan Marcel Short shares techniques for getting and staying organized

Sunday Drive 1/8/2016

Making and keeping resolutions

January 8th, 2016 03:39pm

Rebecca Silence of Inspired Results provides suggestions for making and sticking to resolutions.

Sunday Drive 12/27/2015

Make 2016 healthier

December 27th, 2015 06:58am

Jack Kunkel of Revolution Wellness shares some ways you can make the new year healthier - along with tips that could make sticking to new year's resolutions easier.

Sunday Drive 12/20/2015

Guest John Brown of Coldwell Banker

December 20th, 2015 07:00am

In the market for a new home or selling one? Get some very valuable pointers from area real estate expert John Brown. John also talks with Beth about the overall outlook for the market.

The Sunday Drive 12-13-2015

Concussions in youth sports

December 13th, 2015 06:00am

Beth Coombs talks with Neurosurgeon Cliff Soults of Mohawk Valley Health System about the risks and consequences of head injuries in youth sports.

Sunday Drive 12/06/2015

Mohawk Valley Refugee Center

December 6th, 2015 06:00am

Beth Coombs talks with Director Shelly Callahan about the role the Mohawk Valley Refugee Center plays in the community and addresses concerns raised by some about the prospect of Syrian refugees being resettled in the U.S.

Sunday Drive 11/29/2015

Justin Parkinson of Made In Utica

November 22nd, 2015 06:00am

Chronic pessimism about Utica is being replaced by increasing optimism about the city and region's prospects. Beth visits with one of the people determined to keep things moving in a positive direction.

Sunday Drive 11/22/2015

The upside of a downtown Utica hospital complex

November 22nd, 2015 06:00am

Last week, area businessman Jim Brock stated his case against the idea of building a major hospital complex in downtown Utica. Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi is convinced it's a good idea. Host Beth Coombs finds out why.

The Sunday Drive 11/15/15

The downside of a downtown Utica hospital complex

November 15th, 2015 07:00am

Area businessman Jim Brock is opposed to a downtown site. Host Beth Coombs talks with him about his group's objections. Next week on The Sunday Drive, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi make the case for building it downtown.

The Sunday Drive 11/08/2015

Haunted Utica

November 8th, 2015 03:06pm

A look into paranormal occurrences in historic Utica buildings.

The Sunday Drive 11/01/2015

The inner workings of the election process

November 1st, 2015 06:38am

An inside look at local elections with the Democratic Election Commissioner Jordan Karp

The Sunday Drive 10/25/2015

Utica's Mayoral candidates

October 25th, 2015 06:00am

The trio of candidates running for Mayor of Utica discuss their qualifications and vision for the city with host Beth Coombs.

The Sunday Drive 10/18/2015

New life for downtown Utica

October 18th, 2015 08:50pm

Michelle Truett talks with host Beth Coombs about the rebirth of the Bagg's Square area and positive developments in the city as a whole.


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