I’m Mark Richards, mid-days and weekends on Mix96. I was born in Buffalo and I grew up in the Cheektowaga/West Seneca area. I was that nerd who read the Pledge to the Flag in high school. We had a radio station, so I’ve been hooked since the age of 14. I’ve been in radio since the 80s and I was on staff in Utica NY when Townsquare took over some years ago. The #1 most played song on my iPod? It’s most likely a mix of music you don’t hear on any radio station. Favorite movie, favorite quote from that movie? The Notebook, “It was NEVER over.”
Utica’s Bosnian and Somalian Culture Will Be At Culture Fest Tomorrow [VIDEO]
Nemojte propustiti cloture festival sutra uStanleyTheater u Utici od podne do 4 pm ocekiva vas ukusna hrana i dobra zabava uz ples preljepe Bosnian i Somali rucni radovi ce biti izlozeni. For the translation...
Where To Find The Easter Bunny In Utica NY [VIDEO]
My son Dylan and I had a quest yesterday. To find the Easter Bunny near our home in Utica NY. We were successful in two out of our three visits.
Watch This Tailgating Truck Driver With Road Rage Lose The Battle [VIDEO]
Patience is a virtue. But this truck driver just had to get around a driver who videoed his road rage and caught the instant karma of his impatience on camera for all to enjoy.
Select Waffle House Restaurants Are Offering Candelit Dinners for Valentine’s Day
When you think 'Waffle House' most likely thoughts of a five star classy restaurant do not enter your mind. Over the past few years they have been trying to change that image. Again this year, locations will offer white tablecloth service and a special Valentine's Day menu for you and your sweetheart.
This Olympics Commercial Sends The Right Message [VIDEO]
After watching countless Super Bowl commercials, you may of thought that they were filled with positive messages. When you view this Olympics commercial, you really feel like, yeah, they got it right.
Five Astonishing Coincidences and Parallels Between Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy
November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. We thought we'd share with you some bizarre coincidences between Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln. Taken from the Reader's Digest book, Mysteries of the Unexplained, you will amazed at these astonishing facts.
Outrageous Wedding Reception Fails [VIDEOS]
Your wedding reception should be one of the most remembered days of your life. You should have the time of your life, and things should go just as planned. The DJ should play the right music, the limousine driver must be on time and the cake should not fall over...
Are You Actually Consuming Arsenic When Eating Chicken? [VIDEO]
According to the FDA the answer is yes. YUCK ! A report from Intellihub says that the FDA has now finally admitted that chicken meat sold in the USA contains arsenic. This is what's in anti-freeze! It's a cancer-causing toxic chemical that's fatal in high doses. There's more. Guess where this arsenic comes from?
Five Iconic Dances of The 1970s [VIDEOS]
If you are having a 70s party or just want to see the moves of the Disco Era, you might want to take some time to learn some of the classic 70s dance steps so you can show off a bit. Do you remember 'The Hustle', 'The Bus Stop' or 'The Bump'? Surely you know how to do the 'YMCA'. If not, enjoy these videos that are sure to bring back memories.
Enjoy The Ultimate 80s Disco Dance Music Playlist [TOP 10]
The sound of the 1980s evolved a bit with the emergence of New Wave and Techno music, but the disco feel of the 70s tagged along for sure. 'Off the Wall', Michael Jackson's fifth studio album was released August 10, 1979 and kept the Disco ride going, but may have signaled it's end.