New Year’s Eve

365 days. 246 blog posts. Fifty-one issues. Fifty-two radio broadcasts. Thousands of ads and hundreds of new advertisers. We’ve been pretty busy – it was one heck of a year! 2013 was not only our 45th year in business, it was also the year that brought completely free advertising – as of November 26, 2013…

Bear With Us

It’s July 10th and that means that it’s also a day to observe the cultural customs of Ursus Theodorus. (In other words, it’s Teddy Bear Picnic Day.) You probably remember that upbeat little ditty: not only was it merrily cranked out by countless music boxes and toddler toys, it was also featured as background music…

4th of July

Are you ready for some noise? We are! We’re also looking forward to some BBQ and time with friends and family. Our office will be closed Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. And that got us wondering about early Independence Day celebrations. When was the first? And how do all those fireworks (and…

In Charge

The smallest one is tinier than a bacterium. The largest is the size of a football field. Suffice it to say, we’re getting a charge out of the fact that February 18th is National Battery Day. Whether it’s powering your vehicle, your laptop or even that emergency flashlight you’ve got stashed in the trunk of…

Valentines Day

  We’d like to take a moment to wax sentimental – it is, after all, Valentines Day. We truly appreciate our readers and our many advertisers. That said, we also love trivia. Since we can’t take all of you out for a fancy dinner nor can we send everyone bouquets of flowers, we’ll just share…

February Holiday

Thursday is a very special holiday. It’s February 14th – a day we take time to recognize something that can take our breath away: the mighty Ferris Wheel. Move over, Cupid: ¬†tomorrow’s National Ferris Wheel Day, commemorating the birth of George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr, the inventor of the Ferris Wheel. His magnum opus was…