I live in a 100 year old home in Erieville. My favorite hobby is work on that old house and it keeps me busy. This year, I put on a new porch floor and fixed the siding outside and put in a new floor upstairs. It was too much for me to tackle, but usually I try and do my own work with some help from friends and family. I am a single Mom with three beautiful children. They are all country music fans. I have been in radio for many years and in fact, my mother was a radio personality. I guess that is where I get it from. I get a real kick out of doing charity work and attend many of the events here in CNY. I would have to say that the CMA win was the high point in my career. It just doesn't get any better than that and it is thanks to you who listen to us and support us each and every morning. It wouldn't have happened without you. In my mind, it was a win for Central New York. I love working with Tom Owens. We have quickly become best friends.
A longtime on air ClearChannel personality now part of the Tom & Becky Morning Show. He spent most of his professional career with Verizon Communications as the director of external affairs and corporate foundation. Tomâ€™s a past member of the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Syracuse Stage Board of Directors, St. Camillus Foundation. Syracuse University School of Visual & Performing Arts Advisory Board. Most important is his family: Wife Laurel, and their five children - Kristen, Jill, Tim, Danielle, and Allison.
Becky shared her thoughts as her surgery date approached:
I had scheduled to be up in Oswego to promote the boating industry Thursday and Friday, so my Mom would be the chief coordinator of my surgery plans. The first afternoon we went out on the boat it was really rocky. I was so upset by everything in my life, that I found myself in the galley vomiting into a plastic bag and crying. I knew it was the first revenge of the cancer. I vomited all through the trip. The next morning, I decided not to eat or drink anything before we took to the water. Sure enough that didn’t help. I was sick all morning, but this time, so was the whole crew. I thought it was my illness, but it was sea sickness, something many endure just to catch the big fish. I was comforted, believe it or not, watching the other guys vomit. It is amazing how a lump impacts your whole way of thinking and looking at the world. After we got off the boat, I called Mom to see what had transpired. The insurance company had not cleared the surgery. It was not going to be Monday and the MRI wasn't going to happen either. I was upset. How can the health system make me wait to get rid of this awful dark lump of cancer that lives within me? Seriously????? I was yelling at the girl. Have you ever had cancer? Do you think you would want to wait? I want to have this done now!!!!! I have the MRI Tuesday and pre-op consultation that day too. I still don’t know the date of the surgery, but hopefully by Friday. The nightmare goes on.