Broadway grew up in Marne, Michigan, a small town surrounded by farms. Perhaps it was the smell of cow manure that made him the eccentric character he is today.
Broadway’s introduction to Country music came through the 90’s hit, Boot Scootin' Boogie. He says, "I played the Boot Scootin' Boogie cassette single so many times that mom threw it away and said it was an accident."
He is a huge advocate for the American Cancer Society. His mother passed away from Lung cancer in 2008, and father has battled three different types of cancer.
When not in the studio, Broadway enjoys cartoons, Squidbillies on Adult Swim is his favorite. He also enjoys Stephen King books and spending time with his family consisting of his wife, two kids and dog.
Cory Myers is a Connecticut native, raised in the All-American Valley borough of Naugatuck. She attended Holy Cross High School and went on to college at Eastern CT State University and Central CT where she was bitten by the radio bug. A graduate of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting (because college took too long for her!), she started her career as a traffic reporter flying in a plane above Hartford and quickly moved onto more solid ground, literally. Paying her dues in overnights, she quickly moved into mornings as a producer (since she was there when the morning show came in and they needed help anyway).
A music lover, Cory has worked on-air in Top 40, Hard rock, Oldies and Country, where she has made her home for the past 17 years. She’s covered the Grammy Awards, Radio Music Awards, several star studded movie premieres, the CMA’s and ACM’s and even the MTV Movie Awards.
Cory loves to donate her time to various charity organizations such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Connecticut Humane Society, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Gifts of Love and Make-A-Wish Foundation among others, hosting various charity motorcycle rides, auctions and events for them.
She and her husband Jason live in Southington with their three favorite people in the world, their three kids, Austin, 12, Carter, 5 and Gianna, 3, and their dogs Aretha, an American Staffordshire Terrier, they adopted from the CT Humane Society and their new puppy Capone. When she’s not working, you can find her at the Pricechopper or Walmart in town, making her own sauce (she’s 100% Italian and has big hair to prove it), sitting by her pool in the summer time or watching reruns of Star Trek or some other crazy sci-fi show (she is a self-professed nerd at heart and proud of it!)
Dee Jay Silver mixes up the "Country Club" every Friday from 9-9:20a.
Silver is the first dj to ever get a country music record deal. He's signed to Sony Nashville.
He's currently on the road with Jason Aldean, Jake Owen, and Thomas Rhett. Silver has also opened for Eric Church, Chris Young, Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Rascal Flatts, Sara Evans, Justin Moore, and Eastin Corbin.
Check out his site, and follow him on Twitter.
Breed: Mini Rex/Purebred
Age: 1 Month 13 Days
Site: Newington Branch - CT Humane Society
Location: Main Kennel
Camo is a very sweet bunny looking for a home. He loves to munch on fresh greens and snuggle all day. He may be one of the sweetest rabbits alive! If you are interested in meeting the loveable bun-bun, come down to the CT Humane Society in Newington today!
WFSB 3 Connecticut
A film director is set to come to the state to look for locations for his upcoming movie about mental health in the wake of the Newtown school shooting.
Jonathan Bucari told WFSB that filming isn't scheduled for another month, but officials scouting for locations may be in Ridgefield, which is about 30 minutes or 20 miles from Newtown, sometime next week.
Bucari told WFSB that he thinks Ridgefield and Newtown have similar looks to them but some people who live here aren't happy about the idea.
"I think it was a tragedy," said Harry Daton of Ridgefield. "It happened and we are trying to fix it and you can keep talking about it forever I suppose."
Bucari said the movie Illness is about a 13-year-old boy named Benjamin with a mental illness and the growing fear of his parents after learning about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December.
The film has quickly become the talk of the town and before Bucari can film in Ridgefield, he needs a permit from the first selectman.
"If Mr. Bucari were to come to Ridgefield and attempt to secure a permit to do this film, he would be told no," said First Selectman Rudy Marconi. "We are not going to give a permit, issue a permit."
On average, Ridgefield issues only three filming permits a year.
Marconi told Eyewitness News that Monday morning was the first time that she learned about the film and has received lots of calls from residents about it.
"I haven't even heard of his name until this morning so it's all pretty fresh," Marconi said.
Burcai said he is planning to visit Ridgefield next week to look at locations.
"I feel for those families and bringing it up all the time, I don't know how it will affect them," said Kim Cunningham, who works in Ridgefield.