Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

6 AM Hour

Alan Thicke died unexpectedly on Tuesday - story here. He was 69.

The topic of the seven fishes for an Italian Christmas celebration comes up. We tried to name them but need some help.

Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Rachael Witter with a LIVE forecast. Temps falling to the low 20s this morning and staying there through the day. Bitter cold temps Thursday and Friday before we warm up this weekend.

Fox's Tonya J Powers joins us. Today is the 4th anniversary of the Sandy Hook Shooting. Some claim this school shooting was fake news and a complete hoax.

Continuing our discussion about the fish festival at an Italian Christmas Eve

7 AM Hour

Eric Smith of Smith Packing and Maynard Seafood in Marcy is in studio. He brought in some shrimp. We've been highlighting local holiday treats. Maynard Seafood is only open to the public December 12 through the 24th.

Two robbers 'butt-dial' 9-1-1 while planning their criminal activities - story here.

Woman boards plane early then refuses to leave when the cops are called - story here.

FREE Money Question of the Day: According to the 1964 animated special Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, who is Rudolph's father? Answer - Donner

Susan Ashline is on promoting a book about prison issues and abuse. In this particular case we're discussing, the inmate was allegedly left naked and coughing up blood for weeks without receiving medical treatment. The book is called A Jacket Off The Gorge.

8 AM Hour

Kelly Kowalski of the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley area joins us to share news about their holiday concert at RFA this Friday night. The Boys and Girls Choir from the Harlem Ensemble will perform. Plus, Greg Owens from Liberty Tabletop in Sherrill stop in. They're the only American made tableware manufacturer in the US.

Charles Sauer is President of the Market Institute. He's on to discuss an energy mandate from Governor Cuomo. He says it will cost us all billions in surcharges.

Mike Brown is from Fill A Room candles. We're highlighting the business as part of our shop local during the holiday push.