The Times of Your LIfe
WJTN's Saturday Morning Conversation Show
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Andrew Hill and Russ Diethrick love their weekly conversation with fascinating people who have amazing stories to share with our radio audience! From entertainers, artists, musicians and teachers to tourists, kids, authors and athletes their radio program is presented so that anyone will be entertained by listening! The program is supported by LENA'S PIZZA AND RAYNOR'S LIQUOR STORE!
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Times of Your Life (2-17-24)

Burke Lindquist
February 16th, 2024 12:00am
He cooks! He sings! He's got a great story to tell! Andrew Hill and Russ Dietrich sit down with "The Singing Chef" on The Times of Your Life!

The Times of Your Life (2-3-24)

Robert Plyler
February 2nd, 2024 12:00am
Andrew and Russ are back in the studio and sit down for a conversation with Robert Plyler of Jamestown. Mr. Plyer was a teacher at Maple Grove Jr.-Sr. High School for more than 30 years and also spent many years as an "Art Critic" with The Post-Journal in Jamestown, New York.

Times of Your Life (10-21-23)

Dan Brown
October 21st, 2023 12:00am
Andrew and Russ sit down and speak with Dan Brown, owner of Farm Fresh Foods in Jamestown. Dan talks about his life going from "stock boy" to owner of the local grocery store.

Times of Your LIfe (9-30-23)

Eric Herman
September 30th, 2023 12:00am
Andrew Hill interviews Lieutenant Eric Herman from the City of Jamestown Fire Department and organizer of the annual Community Through Hockey fundraising game at Northwest Arena. Eric talks about becoming a first responder, life on duty and shares information on the history of the annual charity game that he helped establish to benefit local families in their battle against life threatening sickness.

Times of Your Life (9-2-23)

Drew Minton
September 1st, 2023 12:00am
Andrew and Russ welcome Drew Minton into the studio to talk about his life of performing and teaching music!

Times of Your Life (8-26-23)

Max Pickard
August 26th, 2023 12:00am
Russ and Andrew host a conversation with Max Pickard. Max shares stories about banking, travel, family and his involvement in many different community organizations!

Times of Your Life (8-5-23)

Vince Joy
August 5th, 2023 12:00am
Russ and Andrew invite Vince Joy into the studio to talk about officiating career, being a member of the Jamestown Harmony Express and some other fun conversation about life!

Times of Your Life (7-29-23)

Craig Underwood
July 28th, 2023 12:00am
Craig drops into the studio to talk about his upcoming book and shares some stories about life in the NAVY, coaching football and more friendly conversation with Andrew and Russ!

Times of Your Life (7-22-23)

Jim Rovegno and Melissa Dengler
July 22nd, 2023 12:00am
Andrew and Russ hosted a conversation with retired owner of Lakewood Apothecary, Jim Rovegno, and the owner of the new Vitality Natural Health and Wellness Center, Melissa Dengler.

Times of Your Life (4-29-23)

"Nurse" Gretchen Beckstrom
April 29th, 2023 12:00am
From Dr. Reino F. Hill to Warren General Hospital and Southwestern Central School - Gretchen Beckstrom has nursing experience! But, she has a little more to say and that is why Andrew Hill and Russ Diethrick invited "Aunt Gret" (Andrew's Godmother) to appear on The Times of Your Life!

The Times of Your Life (4-22-23)

Becky Smith of The Herb Mill
April 22nd, 2023 12:00am
Herbs, Herbs and more Herbs are at The Herb Mill and Greenhouse in Niobe. Becky Smith visited with Andrew and Russ to talk about their locally grown medicinal and culinary herbs, houseplants, and other hard to find plants they have available.

Jim Rosenhaus (4-1-23)

Cleveland Indians/Guardians Broadcast Member
April 1st, 2023 12:00am
This week Andrew and Russ celebrate another Major League Baseball season by featuring a show they hosted on 2-9-2019 with Jim Rosenhaus, broadcaster member of of the Cleveland Guardians Radio Network.

Times of Your Life (2-11-23)

Brenda Fitzgerald
February 11th, 2023 12:00am
Andrew Hill got the chance to speak with Brenda Fitzgerald who worked for decades in the Cardiac Care Department at WCA Hospital in Jamestown. Brenda shares with our audience some fun stories about nursing, how she met her husband, John, and what life is like with grown children and grandchildren!

Times of Your Life (2-11-23)

Brenda Fitzgerald
February 11th, 2023 12:00am
Andrew Hill got the chance to speak with Brenda Fitzgerald who worked for decades in the Cardiac Care Department at WCA Hospital in Jamestown. Brenda shares with our audience some fun stories about nursing, how she met her husband, John, and what life is like with grown children and grandchildren!

Times of Your Life (2-4-23)

Jason Sample
February 4th, 2023 12:00am
Andrew and Russ host a fun conversation with a familiar voice to radio listeners in Jamestown. Jason Sample shares some fun stories from growing up and tells us what led him to his profession in journalism, radio broadcasting and his interest in local history.

Times of Your Life (1-28-23)

Jeff Julian
January 28th, 2023 12:00am
Jeff Julian has been a full-time teacher in western New York State for 33 years. He has spent the last 29 of those at his current school, with 27 as the head of his social-studies department. Mr. Julian's bachelor's degree is in English and history, and his master's is in English, all from the State University of New York at Fredonia. He has permanent certification for both English and social studies, and has taught a wide variety of courses in those subjects from grades 7-12, including honors-level and college-credit courses. Mr. Julian has mentored new teachers in his department, wrote and implemented new curriculum for the state, made presentations to prospective teachers, and held training sessions for faculty members in effective instructional techniques. In addition to teaching full time, Mr. Julian serves as an adjunct instructor of public speaking in a college communications department. He enjoys spending time with his family and playing in his band, The Untouchables.

Times of Your Life (1-21-23)

Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame
January 21st, 2023 12:00am
2023 Inductees Scott Kindberg and Jay Sirianni as well as C.S.H.O.F. Executive Director Randy Anderson join Andrew Hill and Russ Dietrich in the WJTN Studio to talk about their careers!

Times of Your Life (10-22-22)

Vince Horrigan
October 22nd, 2022 12:00am
Russ and Andrew feature a flashback to 2017 when they had the opporutnity to welcome Vince Horrigan into the studio to talk about his time in the Airforce, the business and not-for-profit world and as Chautauqua County Executive!

Times of Your Life (10-15-22)

Tom Ames
October 15th, 2022 12:00am
There's more behind the voice of Red Raider sports on WJTN! This week Russ and Andrew talk with Tom Ames about how he got into sports broadcasting, golf, insurance and more!

Times of Your Life (9-17-22)

Dr. Eric Arnone
September 17th, 2022 12:00am
A replay from our 10/8/18 interview with Dr. Eric Arnone who started his practice as an Urologist in his hometown of Jamestown, NY.

Times of Your Life (9-10-22)

Remembering 9-11-01
September 10th, 2022 12:00am
Andrew and Russ share coverage from a radio station in New York City as they broadcast live during the 9am hour on 9-11-01.

The Times of Your Life

Labor Day Special with Jerry Stewart
September 3rd, 2022 12:00am
Jerry Stewart is a voice that appears on most national holiday's during The Times of Your Life. Here he is again with a special patriotic message for our audience.

Times of Your Life (8-27-22)

The Future of the YMCA in Jamestown
August 27th, 2022 12:00am
Andrew and Russ host John Barber (VP of Operations) and Tom Benson (New Facility Project Manager) to update the community on the developments of a new 30 Million Dollar YMCA Facility to serve the Jamestown, NY and surrounding communities.

Times of Your Life (8-13-22)

Calarco's
August 13th, 2022 12:00am
Calarco's Italian Restaurant in Westfield, New York was featured on The Times of Your Life in October 2011. Jim Roselle and Russ Dietrich spoke with Vince and his family that has operated the restaurant for more than 70 years!

Times of Your Life (8-6-22)

Mark Eckendorf
August 6th, 2022 12:00am
Andrew Hill and Russ Diethrick invited Mark Eckendorf into the studio to talk about his 44 year career with the YMCA. Mark shares some fun stories and he hope for the future of providing services to the Jamestown community!

Times of Your Life (7-23-22)

2010 Flashback
July 23rd, 2022 12:00am
WJTN's Jim Roselle and "Mr. Baseball" Russ Dietrich are in the studio taking phone calls from listeners in celebration of the "World Series of Cars" at Bergman Park in Jamestown.

Times of Your Life (7-16-22)

Flashback with Jim Tillotson
July 16th, 2022 12:00am
This weekend we go back into the WJTN Vault to a classic program that featured Jim Tillotson, former Southwestern Central School teacher that had the experience of climbing Mount Everest. This program aired on October 23, 2010.

Times of Your Life (6-25-22)

Hugh Golden
June 25th, 2022 12:00am
In April of 2017 Andrew and Russ invited Hugh Golden from the Lakeview Cemetery into the studio to talk about the history of Jamestown's beautiful cemetery. Hugh shares stories of some of the people that reside within and also shares his vast knowledge about the history that some of you may not know about!

Times of Your Life (6-18-22)

Father's Day Special
June 18th, 2022 12:00am
Russ and Andrew are joined by Brian Papalia and his father for discussion about Father's Day and some great memories they each have had with their dads. This show is from 2016.

Times of Your Life (6-11-22)

Italian American Charity Golf Tournament
June 11th, 2022 12:00am
Members of the Italian American Charity Golf Tournament joined Russ and Andrew June 2018 to speak about the history of this community event and the importance on its commitment to local cancer research!

Times of Your Life (6-4-22)

Johnny's Lunch
June 4th, 2022 12:00am
Johnny's Lunch began it's foray into the restaurant business in 1936. Dianne and Gus Calamunci were able to sit down with Russ and Andrew to talk about the beloved history of this local treasure.

Times of Your Life

Jerry Stewart Special
May 28th, 2022 12:00am
A Memorial Day Special from Jerry Stewart

Times of Your Life (5-21-22)

Miracle Marcia
May 21st, 2022 12:00am
In July of 2016 Andrew and Russ invited Kim Rambacher into the studio to talk about the book he wrote about his wife who fought disease for 17 years.

Times of Your Life (5-14-22)

Ruth Lundin
May 14th, 2022 12:00am
Russ and Andrew were lucky enough to have Ruth Lundin in the studio in January 2018. Ruth had announced her retirement from the Jamestown Audubon Nature Center.

Times of Your LIfe (5-7-22)

Mother's Day with Cheryl Hill
May 7th, 2022 12:00am
Andrew brought his mother into the studio to have a conversation about being a "mom" to a very large family!

Times of Your Life (4-23-22)

Bill Johnston
April 23rd, 2022 12:00am
Russ and Andrew sit down with a retired member of the Jamestown Fire Department who has stories to tell from his time in the military, JHS Marching Band and how he got the nickname "Bubbles"

Times of Your Life (4-15-22)

Easter Egg Hunt 2015
April 16th, 2022 12:00am
Andrew features a flashback of the last Easter Egg Hunt broadcast Jim Roselle did with Russ in April of 2015. Andrew also features the story of 'Peter Rabbit' read by his Godfather, Gilbert Laidlaw and we hear a musical selection from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Easter!

Times of Your Life (4-2-22)

Andrew, Russ and Terry Frank
April 2nd, 2022 12:00am
Our guest wasn't able to make it this week so we pulled in Terry Frank from the hallway and also went through the list of some "conversation starters" we found on the internet!

Times of Your LIfe (3-19-22)

Jim Rosenhaus - Cleveland Guadians
March 19th, 2022 12:00am
In celebration of Major League Baseball players and owners saving the upcoming season Russ and Andrew are featuring a program that first aired in 2/9/18 with Jim Bosenhaus of the Indians/Guardians Radio Network and loyal fan Paul Lombardo.

Times of Your Life (3-12-22)

Chautauqua Striders
March 11th, 2022 12:00am
This is a program that first aired on WJTN in January of 2018. Andrew, Russ and Noel Blackhall sat down with members of the Chautauqua Striders mentoring program to share their experiences in volunteering with this important program available within the local community.

Times of Your Life (3-5-22)

Chuck Telford
March 4th, 2022 12:00am
On this program we share a brief conversation that Russ and Andrew had with Chuck Telford, from October 2017. Chuck passed away on 2/24/22 after servicing the advertising community for more than 50 years.

Times of Your Life (2-26-22)

Jim Vincent
February 25th, 2022 12:00am
Andrew and Russ feature a program from October 2017 when Jim Vincent, former art teacher at Falconer, came in to tell us about his "career" after his career in Art!

Times of Your Life (2-19-22)

Christina Kebort
February 18th, 2022 12:00am
2022 Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame inductee and martial artist Christina Kebort joined Randy Anderson, Andrew Hill and Russ Diethrick in the studio with a FASCINATING story!

Times of Your Life (2-12-22)

Jim Mathis
February 12th, 2022 12:00am
Andrew Hill and Russ Dietrich sit down with Jamestown native Jim Mathis. Jim is a decorated Veteran, retired teacher, sports coach, fan and one proud grandfather!

Times of Your Life (12-18-21)

Robert & Kathleen Barber
January 15th, 2022 12:00am
Bob and Kathy were both educators at Jamestown Community College and have had the opportunity to travel the world! In fact, they've been on all but one continent! Listen to some fun stories when they sit down with Andrew and Russ at the WJTN Studio!

Times of Your Life (1-8-22)

Bill Race
January 8th, 2022 12:00am
Bill Race is one of the finest football coaches in not only Chautauqua County history, but also New York State. He joins Andrew and Russ in the studio for some fun stories and other facts you may not know about "Coach Race".

Times of Your Life (12-18-21)

Sam Teresi
December 18th, 2021 12:00am
Former Jamestown City Mayor Sam Teresi is our guest and has a great conversation with Russ and Andrew about his time serving the residents of Jamestown, New York. You'll love some of the stories you probably have never heard before and you'll find out what Sam has been doing since out of office.

Times of Your Life (12-11-21)

Nelson Garifi
December 7th, 2021 12:00am
Nelson Garifi has spent 40 years as am important part of Jamestown Community College's growth and success. He sits down with Andrew Hill and Russ Diethrick to Reminisce about his time as a student and staff member.

Times of Your Life (12-4-21)

Frank Lauricella
December 4th, 2021 12:00am
Who loves the outdoors? Frank Lauricella does and he is featured on this week's Times of Your Life with Andrew Hill and Russ Diethrick. Frank will share with our audience his career with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, his love for hunting and fishing and Buffalo Bills football.

The Times of Your Life (11-27-21)

Jerry Stewart's Thanksgiving Radio Special
November 27th, 2021 12:00am
Jerry is dedicated to telling the true story of the ideals and beliefs our great nation was built upon. Jerry Stewart, syndicated by Salem Radio Network, writes and produces all of his radio specials. He believes there is a great battle going on in America today which will determine whether our nation stands or falls.