I started my radio journey way back in 1993 at a station in Kingston (B-94) and throughout the years, I have made stops at stations in Long Island, Philadelphia, and of course here in the Hudson Valley. I worked at 96.1 Kiss FM and WRWD before I was lucky enough to land here at 97.7/97.3 The Wolf. One of the questions I always get asked is, "CJ, how are you so happy and awake in the morning, every morning?" My answer is a simple one. I always said that if I ever get the chance to wake up people here in the Hudson Valley with a radio show, I am going to do it with a smile and do my best to make them laugh as much as possible. I understand that most of the laughs on the show are you laughing at me and not with me, but I’ll take what I can get. When I’m not here at the Wolf playing around, I’m at home playing Dad to four amazing kids. I love sports with baseball (METS) and football (Cowboys) being my favorites. I know, how does someone from New York become a cowboys fan? Well, growing up, my stepdad was a big Steelers fan and I always would cheer for the team that was playing against the Steelers. Back then, the Cowboys and Steelers had a big rivalry, so I always rooted for the Boys and it stuck. If you wake up with the Wakin' Up With CJ + Jess show every day, I just wanted to say thank you for all the support. If you don’t listen, do a brother a favor and give us a try tomorrow or as soon as you can.
‘Get Ready’, What are we Getting Ready for on Route 55 in LaGrange?
What could possibly be coming to the Apple Valley Plaza?
Can Drivers Legally Pass Slow Moving Farm Equipment in No-Passing Zones?
Last week I was driving in the Rhinebeck/Red Hook area when I witnessed someone do something that made me question whether it was legal or not.
Orange County School Holds Mock DWI Crash as They Prepare for Prom
Stressing the devastating effects of driving drunk, one school shows students what could happen if they choose to operate a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Man Stuck on 25 Foot Cliff at Dover Stone Church, Good Samaritans Jump in
An amazing rescue took place in Dover Plains on Sunday.
8 Best Places to Fill Grill Propane Tanks in the Hudson Valley
Grilling season is here and if you need to fill your propane tanks here are 8 places to do it in the Hudson Valley.
48 Guns Turned in at Poughkeepsie Gun Buyback
After hearing the tragic news from Buffalo over the weekend, I think sharing the success of last weekend's Poughkeepsie gun buyback is super important.
7th Annual Wings & Wheels Car Show ‘Lands’ in Ulster County for Veterans
Last year the car show raised $18,000! This year with your help let's get over $20,000 to help disabled veterans.
POLICE: Lawn Equipment Thefts on the Rise in Dutchess County, NY
New York State Police are trying to track down stolen lawn equipment.
Expired COVID Test? Don’t Worry it’s Probably Still Good
That's according to some health officials.
How Hudson Valley Fans of ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ Can Celebrate it’s 45th Anniversary
"What we're dealing with here is a complete lack of respect for the law." If that quote has any sort of meaning to you then you must keep reading!!!