February is Black History Month

  January 7 W.B. Purvis patented the fountain pen 1890 Marian Anderson, first Black person to appear in Metropolitan Opera in Verdi’s Masked Ball 1955 January 8 Fannie M. Jackson, pioneer and educator, first Black woman college graduate in US born (1836 – 1913)

Governor Cuomo Bans Tractor Trailers And Buses On Thruway Starting 8pm Tuesday

Governor Cuomo’s office announced that due to the frigid temperatures and snow expected in our area all buses and tractor trailers are banned from traveling on the Thruway. The ban went into effect Tuesday at 8pm and will last the duration of this hazardous weather which will include blowing snow and temperatures will be below …

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Brutally Attacked In Possible Hate Crime

Actor Jussie Smollett who plays Jamal Lyon on the TV series Empire was brutally attacked early Tuesday morning at a Subway restaurant in Chicago. The two men who attack Jussie were wearing ski masks but according to TMZ they were caucasian. They yelled out racial slurs and “Aren’t you that fa**ot Empire ni**er* then attacked …

If You Thought It Was Cold Before…

It will be turning Brutally Cold Wednesday and Thursday. We will see single digit highs and some Dangerously Low Wind Chills during this period. Stay in touch for all details and updates on amounts and conditions. Complete forecast details on my daily WeatherPodcast™,Weatherfieldcast™ Facebook and every hour on 1039 WDKX