Franzman Island Mornings 5:30-10am

Franzman has been waking up the Tri-Cities with the ONE MAN PARTY IN THE MORNING since 2013!

Franz lives in Grand Island where he says he is blessed to be. He formally spent time in the newspaper business and was in a band but broadcasting allows him to do the things he enjoys most… disseminating information, playing great music and meeting and interviewing guests.

If you are the organizer of an event, a fundraiser, an entertainer coming to the area for a concert, the head of the Chamber getting the word out about what is coming up where we live or a client of ours launching a new business chances are that you have been interviewed by Franz.


New Bon Jovi

This is the press release about new Bon Jovi: Bon Jovi is rockin’ with a new mid-summer single. With lyrics reflecting pandemic life and social distancing, “Do What You Can” hits home this summer with jobs lost, businesses closing and frustration spreading. Some of the lyrics were contributed by fans. Jon Bon Jovi tells Britain’s…read more »


Very sneaky virus

This Damn-demic! This corona virus is the strangest, sneakiest, most confusing virus I ever heard of. It’s so dangerous the way it spreads. I find it mysterious the way it lurks in schools but then dies at Ace Hardware. It’s an evil virus that seems to pick up strength in churches yet seems impervious to…read more »



When I was young and living on the East Coast we had a routine every Saturday morning in which my mother, my older brother and I would go grocery shopping at Pegnataro’s Supermarket (regulars simply called it Peg’s). We traveled in our 1975 tan Chevy Impala and I enjoyed every minute of it. Life hadn’t…read more »


WARNING: Some Hand Sanitizers May Be Deadly

The FDA is warning people about a potentially life-threatening ingredient used in a handful of hand sanitizers that are available. People should stay away from any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem because it contains methanol. It’s an alcohol that is commonly used in industrial pesticides and alternative fuel sources, and is toxic when absorbed through…read more »


Cool Stamps!

Queen is getting the stamp treatment from U.K.’s Royal Mail. The postal service is releasing a set of 13 stamps on July 9th. There are eight of album covers — Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack, A Night at the Opera, News of the World, The Game, Greatest Hits, The Works and Innuendo — four that…read more »


Is this the world’s shortest blog?

Does 2 corny, short jokes about summer even constitute a blog? Let’s not analyze it. Here are the two: 1). It was so hot yesterday, all the loose change in my pocket melted into one big medallion! 2). It was so hot yesterday, I saw a squirrel dipping his nuts in our swimming pool! Hi-Yooooo!…read more »