Parker Hrit sits along pumpkins at the cider mill. (WWJ/Zahra Huber)

Bumper Crop Of Apples Brings Crowds Flowing To Area Cider Mill

Barry Peltz, owner of Franklin Cider Mill in Bloomfield Hills, says this year’s warmer weather has led to an overabundance of apples, and that in turn helps his business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2013

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The Art to Carving the Best Pumpkin

You can’t celebrate Halloween without carving a pumpkin! Whether you decide to use stencils or carve your pumpkin free hand– make yours the star of the neighborhood by following these must-do tips.


(credit: CBS 62)

Youngster Paints Pumpkins For Children In Detroit Hospital

First Forecast Mornings features the art of 6 year old Rielly Rudolph of St. Sebastian Catholic School in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. With the help of her classmates, delivered 150 painted pumpkins to DMC’s Children Hospital for Halloween.



Great Fall Decorations For The Home

Ready to decorate your home for fall? Keep your home cozy and stylish this season.


Remains of pumpkins litter the shoulder of I-696 after being pulverized by passing drivers. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Smashing Pumpkins: Trucker Loses Haul On I-696

The morning commute for drivers on I-696 near Orchard Lake Road got off to a smashing start Wednesday, after a truck spilled its entire haul of pumpkins on the freeway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

Locals look through a pumpkin patch. (WWJ: Mike Campbell)

Farmer Jay: Pumpkin Crop The Best In Years

Farmer Jay — Jay S. Richards — has been growing and selling gords on his farm for 35-40 years, and this year looks especially promising.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2011