Bill Keeler is a radio talk show host and television producer in Utica, NY. He began his radio career during his junior year in high school in 1981, as a disc jockey and play-by-play announcer for the Little Falls Mets radio broadcasts, a now dissolved Single A farm team of the New York Mets franchise. From 1989 until 2012, his controversial brand of ‘shock jock’ radio entertained audiences in Utica, Syracuse, Albany and Providence, Rhode Island with FM Talk. Since 2002, he has produced and appeared in several television programs including the stunt driven program, “The Keeler Show,” and a cooking program called, “Plate Night.” In 2009, he launched an online newspaper in the Utica area, Utica Daily News, which operated until 2012. In 2013, he made the transition into News/Talk radio as the morning show host on WIBX 950 AM in Utica, which is also simulcast each morning over WFXV Fox 33 TV. Keeler also owns a television production company, which produces several television programs and commercial campaigns (including political campaigns) that air throughout Upstate New York. He supports several charities including Toys for Tots, Operation Sunshine, and has been promoting testing for early detection of cancer since his own bout with the disease in 2018. He’s currently a board member with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers. He resides in the Utica area with his wife and family.
Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week
The Oneida County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in finding this week's wanted person of the week from Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers. Police are looking for 39-year-old Heather A. Brown of Rome, who they say is wanted on a bench warrant and a violation of probation.
One Person Shot, Another is Dead Following West Utica Shooting
Police in Utica have surrounded a convenience store on Noyes Street on the city's west side, after shots were reported at about 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, according to police.
Magic Will Rock at Turning Stone Showroom This Saturday
Leon Etienne and his Magic Rocks Illusion show is coming to the Turning Stone Resort and Casino on Saturday, February 4th, with two shows in the Showroom.
Hamilton College Awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Funding
Hamilton College is one of 14 institutions across the country to receive the $8 million Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) grant. Hamilton will receive approximately $377,000 in funding from HHMI as part of their IE3 initiative titled, “Increasing Capacity to Support Equitable and Inclusive Learning Environments for Introductory-level STEM Students across the LCC2 Learning Community.”
Here is the Greens Morelle – Utica Greens – Authentic Recipe
I've had several people ask over the last few years to post the official Utica Greens Morelle recipe. My friend Joe Morelle, who passed away a few years ago, created Greens Morelle for the Chesterfield back in the 1980s. Nobody made Greens like Joe...
A Jam Packed Weekend of Sports Underway in Central New York
There's no shortage of sports action this weekend in the Mohawk Valley. Everything from the NFL Conference Championships to hockey, snowmobile racing and high school sports.
Was President Carter’s Brother, Billy Carter, Arrested in Boonville, NY?
It happens every year when there's enough snow and cold to hold the legendary snowmobile race and Winter Fest in Boonville. As a result, people begin to talk about that crazy weekend when Billy Carter, the then President's brother, stole the show some 45-years-ago. And that's not all he stole, but we'll get to that.
Utica’s Chicken Riggies Dish Wasn’t Invented in Utica? Say It Isn’t So.
Utica’s legendary Chicken Riggies dish is a ‘one of a kind’ in the Greater Utica area and it’s getting more and more popular across Upstate New York. Today, there are all different variations of the classic Utica dish; but, there’s only one original recipe. Where did it originate?
Help Police Find This MV Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week
Police in Utica and New Hartford are asking for the public's help in finding this week's Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week. According to both agencies. 43-year-old Jose A. Figueroa of Utica is wanted on Criminal Contempt charges.