….Just the Facts……

Born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Carbondale, PA on February 19, 1966. Grew up a mile north of there in Simpson, where bars and churches outnumber country clubs by a factor of fifty. Attended Fell Elementary School in the 70s. At recess got hit in the head by a metal swing while looking at green bug in swing’s path. Graduated with honors and bump on head in 1978.

Age 12, tried to be football star, failed. Attended Carbondale Area High School, but stayed loyal to Simpson friends. Joined football team, didn’t start. Age 14, got golf clubs as present. Sold golf clubs for $200, bought personal Computer. Took apart computer and Mom’s stereo, got grounded. Went to senior prom…Hated It! Acted like sheep following herd, ended up in wrong direction. Slowly became individual, being true to oneself! Graduated in 1984, skipped ceremony, threw gown away, looked for new sheep, or NO SHEEP!

Left home at 18 to attend Millersville University. Majored in Earth and Space Science! Great sheep! Didn’t join football team. Graduated in 1988….Solid B student! Drove around in rusty 1978 Ford Fairmount looking for job. Changed oil every 3000 miles on Ford. Landed teaching job at Carbondale Area High School in 1988. Bump on head cleared up.

Age 22, bought new car, no rust, began science teaching career. Courted pretty brunette just a few miles down the road! Explained bump and sheep issues!

The 20 somethings..Got married to Dawn (pretty brunette), reproduced (Joseph, Luke, Aleah), stuccoed house, got hernia. Played touch football, hockey, cycling and worked at WNEP-TV on weekends. 1999, became full time at WNEP-TV. Left teaching science career, hernia cleared.

The 30 somethings…Masters Degree in Biology/Environmental Science from East Stroudsburg University. Solid B student. Got another degree and hernia! Being DAD, best thing ever done with body! Offspring…Better, smarter, faster…Must be pretty brunette. The 40s somethings…Instructor at Marywood University. Cycling more, less football, more nose and ear hairs. Being DAD, still best thing ever…Offspring may not agree! Pretty bruenette still pretty. More on inside than outside! Thank you Uniiverse!

Continues to live in peace, love, and happiness.

Recent Articles
  • Wham Cam: Vitamin D?

    According to the Snedster, you should support sunlight on your skin because that’s how you get Vitamin D. The question is though, could you get Vitamin D through a window or do you have to go outside. Joe Snedeker head to Matt Burne Honda in Scranton to see if anyone there had the answer.

  • Wham Cam: Size of the U.S. on Earth?

    The United States is a pretty big country, but just exactly how much space does it take up on the planet? As always, Joe Snedeker has the answer in this week’s Wham Cam.

  • Wham Cam: Orange?

    Ever wonder which came first, the color orange or the fruit orange? Joe Snedeker headed to Ray’s Market in Old Forge to see if anyone there had the answer.

  • Wham Cam: Shape of Christmas Trees?

    Shape is very important when picking out the perfect Christmas tree. Have you ever thought about why evergreen trees are shaped like a pyramid, fat on the bottom and skinny on top?  Their leaf-shedding counterparts are the opposite. They are are larger on top. Joe headed to Old Forge to see if folks there have the answer.

  • A Year of Wham Cam?

    You may have seen him in a parking lot, or a grocery store, questioning innocent bystanders. Here’s Milo with a look back at a year of Wham Cam!

  • The Solstice—It Matters!!!!

    Today marks the Winter Solstice—longer daylight will soon me coming your way! We humans celebrate a lot of ridiculous “Holidays”… (Halloween, Valentine’s Day, Groundhog Day), well how about TODAY!! This day has not been captured and pillaged by capitalism, sleazy marketing and cultural brain-washing yet….no cards to buy, relatives to visit, or social mandates to follow! Yet today is a very special day! The Solstice affects nearly every life form on earth as the planet’s axial tilt distributes light, heat […]

  • Wham Cam: Daylight?

    It might seem like there’s less daylight during the week of Christmas especially when the sun goes down around 4:30 in the evening. But how more sunlight do we get in the summer than in the winter? Joe Snedeker finds out in this week’s Wham Cam.

  • Wham Cam: How Much Does the Earth Weigh?

    Do you know what the Earth weighs? Does that number change? As always, Joe has the answers in this week’s Wham Cam!

  • Wham Cam: Jiffy?

    Joe Snedeker was hanging out at the Dollar Tree and the Jiffy Lube in Scranton. Do you ever think about that word, Jiffy? Is it a real word. If so, what does it mean? As always, Milo has the answer.

  • Wham Cam: Which Winter Month is Least Snowy?

    Meteorological winter is about to begin, and Joe is asking people in Wilkes-Barre which of the next three-four months is the least snowy.

  • Wham Cam: Thanksgiving?

    Who first declared Thanksgiving a national holiday, what president and when? Joe head to Malacari’s Produce and Deli in Wilkes-Barre Township to see if anyone shopping there for the holiday has the answer.

  • Wham Cam: Grandfather Clock?

    Joe Snedeker headed to Ashley Furniture in Wilkes-Barre to see if anyone there knows the story of how grandfather clocks got their name.