Start your day with the
#1 Drive Time Morning Show
Hosted by Frank Truatt
Frank with daily co-hosts Taylor, Jim LaPlante, also our NASCAR and our OCFS reporter, Neil Sinclair and Monday’s co-host, The Donna Kessler who writes the column, MY RIDE! Get your day started every Monday through Friday with author, athlete and celebrity interviews, news, sports, weather and local politics. There’s always the “Lost Classic” of the day, in-studio guests and a look at the days’ famous and not-so-famous birthdays. At 8:05 AM “OUR TOWN” features interviews with your local leaders and business owners. Of course, there’s always plenty of humor! Every day features an extra-special co-host. Come along for the ride!
Tune in every Monday evening at 6pm as FST hosts ROCK-O-LLECTIONS, your favorites and his favorites of the best decade for music, the 1970’s! Call in to request a song and dedicate to someone special in your life.
Taylor Sterling – Station Manager
Taylor co-hosts Monday through Friday with Frank
Host of THE TAYLORED WORD – Fridays at 10am
As a former investigative reporter, Taylor digs deep inside of her eclectic interviews, evoking insightful and informative conversation, covering a multitude of issues and topics. Taylor interviews everyone from celebrities, athletes, authors, groundbreakers, whistleblowers, people who make a difference and of course all about animals. Taylor’s bestseller, “I Love you Goodbye, How to Rid Your Life of Toxic Relatives and Friends Without Using Harmful Pesticides,” is a humorous self-help book, which has sold out a record 20 times.“This is the ultimate “comfort food” self-help book that only packs on pounds of positivity and passion.” Taylor proudly sits on the Board of Zylofone, a unique organization that offers theater arts programs for children and adults with special needs, i.e., Autism, etc. and typical children, and on the Board of Pets Alive who save innocent lives each day both domestic and farm animals. Taylor also works with the Warwick Humane Society and ADI, Animal Defenders International. Be sure to check out Lion Ark, a video that will change your life. Her tag….”Do a random act of kindness, it’s good for your heart and great for your soul.
Zach is the WTBQ Sports Director for the “The Frank Truatt Morning Show“. You can also join Zach every Friday at 9am when he hosts The Friday Morning Roundtable.
Donna Kessler – Monday Co-Host
Donna Kessler has been writing a car and motorcycle feature called “My Ride” for the Times Herald-Record in Middletown, N.Y., (recordonline.com/myride) for the past 12 years.
She has loved cars and motorcycles all her life. While in high school she met her future husband, Jay. He loved hot rods and she loved riding in them, the perfect pair. She has one daughter, Megan, who is now 28, who shares the same love for cars and motorcycles that her parent have. Jay and Donna own a 1966 Nova, a 2005 Jaguar X-Type, a 2001 Harley-Davidson Heritage, a 1994 Harley-Davidson Road King, a 2003 Iron Horse Texas Chopper (Elvis Tribute bike) and a 1996 custom built Bobber (rigid). In her book, you can never have too many “toys.” Over the years of writing “My Ride,” She has met so many famous people and local folks with some of the best vehicles around and with some fascinating stories to tell, she is honored to publish them on the “My Ride” pages every Monday. There is also a Pocono My Ride that is published in the Pocono Record every Sunday. She can be reached at 845-346-3164 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Nebrasky – Tuesday Co-Host
Paul Nebrasky of Nebrasky Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Inc. has been serving customers for 32 years. Locally, his company has been named Best in Plumbing and HVAC for seven consecutive years. He lives with his wife Ilene. They have been married for 29 years with two grown daughters and a son in college. He enjoys fishing and spending time with his family including their 3 dogs.
Deb Taylor – Tuesday Co-Host
Debra Taylor is both a CPA and an attorney by training and has thus been able to uniquely prioritize retirement and tax planning in her wealth management practice over the last 20 years. She is a sought after voice in the industry being quoted by national publications such as Barrons, Smart Money, The Wall Street Journal, and other various trade publications.
Neil Sinclair – Wednesday Co-Host
The Wednesday morning co-host of The Frank Truatt Morning Show, and the Warwick Valley Rotary Club President, for the 3rd time (a charm)
Jim LaPlante – Friday Co-Host
Jim LaPlante is a co-host on Fridays to cover the weekend races as our NASCAR Reporter and for Orange County Fair Speedway and he is an all around great guy- He and his wife Janet live locally and are both people you would be fortunate to call FRIEND!
2 Second Song Contests
You are eligible to win every 30 days and only one win per family within each 30 day period. Have a chance to win tickets to your favorite show, NASCAR race or tickets to the Orange County Fair Speedway and much more.
HOW TO ENTER:
Tune into the morning show in the 8AM hour to play the 2 second song contest. Call in with the right name of the group or singer and name of the song first!
1st week of the Month
Monday- Michael Sweeton- Town Supervisor of Warwick
Tuesday- Colin Schmitt- Assemblyman of the 99th District
Wednesday – Leonard DeBuck- President of the Pine Island Chamber
Thursday- Neil Dwyer- Mayor of the Village of Monroe
Friday- Bob Kraulik- Attorney &Host of The Lawyer Guy
2nd Week of the Month
Monday- Amanda Dana- Director of Orange County Tourism
Tuesday- Sheriff Carl DuBois- Sheriff of Orange County
Wednesday- Paul Nebrasky- Advice on HVAC
Thursday- Senator Jen Metzger – State Senator of the 42nd District
Friday- Steve Neuhaus – The Orange County Executive
3rd Week of the Month
Monday-Larry Neuman- Director of Vet 2 Vet
Tuesday- Karl Brabenec – Assemblyman for the 98th District
Wednesday- Keith Parsons – V.P. of the WVCSD School Board
Thursday- Kevin Boyle – Town of Pompton Lakes
Friday- Darcie Miller – O.C. Commissioner of Metal Health & Social Services
4th Week of The Month
Monday- Ann Marie Maglione – Director of the O.C. Office of the Aging
Tuesday- Christian Farrell – Director of O.C. Veteran Affairs
Wednesday- Tony Cardone – Supervisor of the Town of Monroe
Thursday- Bill Fioravanti- Director of O.C. Economic Development
Friday- Deb Taylor – Taylor Financial Group
This Day in History
We discuss todays date and all events of note that happened in history.
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