The last time I saw Jamie Wellwarth he had a huge duffel bag brimming to the top with Shure microphones. He dropped by my studio during one of his surprise visits back to Binghamton. While I was busy drooling over the plethora of sick condenser mics, Jamie received a phone call and walked outside to answer it. “That was Hank III”, he said upon returning. “He wanted me to run sound on his next tour.” Jamie turned … Continue reading
Only Candidate All Year Able to Pass 4th-Grade English?
If a person’s ability to do a good job as mayor is inversely related to the number of misspellings and grammatical errors in their campaign literature, then we have to give our endorsement to Rich David. This year’s campaign for Binghamton mayor has been an English teacher’s worst nightmare, leading one to assume that every candidate was born in a foreign country. Thus precluded from running for … Continue reading
The election for mayor of Binghamton is finally over! We still have a month of flyers, media ads, photo ops, and shaking hands between Rich David and Teri Rennia, but even Rennia’s team must recognize by now the David landslide that will sweep her away. Breaking down statements to see how both sides view the issues, David and Rennia are both stamped from the same plastic-politician mold. It really doesn’t matter much which takes over the leather … Continue reading
“Music, Movies & Mayhem” hosted by Heather Black and Tim “Crow” O’Hearn focuses on rock, heavy metal, and the film industry. The show airs each Friday at 6:00pm Eastern Time on the Philly Rock Radio Network. Heather is a veteran radio DJ, while Crow has been seen in several movies and TV shows, including the upcoming I Am Horror production The House on Ghost Hill Road. He also plays drums in Devilock, a Misfits tribute … Continue reading
Greetings fellow Zoners! Hope you and your families are well! There were a ton of great local bands here in the last month since we chatted. I hope you got a chance to get out and see some of our great local talents! Our local music scene is happening right now, and a majority of the … Continue reading
In a battle that will likely end up receiving some “Fight of the Year” mention when MMA journalists compile their year-end award lists, former Union-Endicott wrestling standout and current Ithaca resident Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC 205-pound world title against the extremely game Alexander Gustafsson. The veteran fighter from Sweden pushed the previously invincible Jones to the brink and inflicted more damage on the champion than all19 of his previous opponents combined.
Jones broke his foot … Continue reading
As I glance out the window at a passing school bus from the desk of my office I thank God even after all these years that I’m not on it. Besides the occasional nightmare, my experience with all things scholastic has slowed almost to a standstill. However, I take solace in knowing there are those within the education system who help free the mind instead of reducing it to an entropic worm-infested hollow.
As evidence I … Continue reading