On September 14, 2016, AM1230 WJOY celebrated 70 years of Broadcasting! To commemorate this milestone birthday, Ginny McGehee will be hosting a reception for invited guests Wednesday, November 16th in the Garden Room at The Windjammer Restaurant. If you are interested in attending, listen to Ginny during The Breakfast Table, weekday mornings from 6-10am for opportunities to be added to the guest list.

From "The Breakfast Table" to "The Big Band Show", from "In the Garden" to "Pet of the Week", we hope you continue to enjoy the music and programming of WJOY! We thank our advertisers for their support, including:
Shore Acres Inn and Restaurant in North Hero, The Chimney Sweep Fireplace Shop in Shelburne, Berlin & Plattsburgh, Able Paint Glass and Flooring on Pine Street in Burlington, A Little Something jewelry, gifts and accessories in Shelburne Bay Plaza, Global Garage Sale on Prim Road in Colchester, Spring Village at Essex, The Lighthouse Restaurant and Lounge just off exit 16 Colchester, RoseWorks Bookkeeping in Burlington, Spear Street Mower Specialties on Carpenter Road in Charlotte, Leunig’s Bistro on Church Street in Burlington, Main Street Floor Covering on Pearl Street in Essex Junction, Hemmingford Golf Club in Quebec, Pete's RV Center on Williston Road in South Burlington Amerigas Propane, Stanley Steemer  and Chittenden Solid Waste District

Someone is going to win the White House this November! Why not YOU!

Your party affiliation doesn't matter, because the White House you could win is actually an 8'x6' childs playhouse - white of course - built by Tiny Houses and Miniature Mansions of Malone, NY!

CLICK HERE to fill out our registration "ballot" for the chance to win! 
And please remember to vote Tuesday, November 8th!

No purchase necessary. Must be a resident of VT or NY and you must have an email address to enter. Contest period: 10/4/16-11/8/16. To enter, submit a digital registration form located at www.wkol.com. One entry per email address. Grand prize is an 8'x6' child's playhouse crafted by Tiny Houses & Miniature Mansions with an estimated retail value of $720.00. Grand prize winner will be randomly drawn from all digital registration forms submitted on all Hall Communications participating station websites. Odds of winning depends on the number of forms submitted. Winner is responsible for all state and Federal taxes. In the event the winner forfeits prize, an alternate winner will be randomly drawn. White House will be delivered to the address of the winner's choice, but the prize is non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Participating sponsors and their family members are not eligible to win. All Hall Communications General Contest Rules apply.


Vergennes Opera House 2016 season features: 

  • The Big Band Era: A Musical Journey with LC Jazz Saturday, October 22nd 
  • United States Army Band, Thursday, November 3rd at Vergennes Union High School
  • Kingdom County Film Production: Peter and John Saturday, November 5th
  • Bluegrass Gospel Project Saturday, November 19th
  • Broadway Direct Friday, December 9th 

For tickets or information about any upcoming concerts or events please call 802-877-6737 or email info@vergennesoperahouse.org.  

Help keep your neighbors warm this winter by donating tires to the 12th Annual Wheels for Warmth Tire Recycle Event Thursday, October 27th - Friday, October 28th at Casella, 220 Avenue B, Williston

Tire Drop Off:

  • Thursday, October 27th & Friday, October 28th
  • 2-6pm
  • Car and truck tires that meet DMV inspection criteria will be accepted at no charge and will be resold
  • Car and truck ties that do not meet DMV inspection criteria and cannot be resold will be accepted for recycling at a charge of $4 per tire
  • 100% of the recycling fees and re-sell profits go to the Vermont Heating Assistance Program run by CVOEO, helping to keep nieghbors warm this winter.

Tire Resale Event:

  • Friday, October 29th
  • 7am – 1pm
  • DuBois Construction in Montpelier and Casella Construction, directly off Rt. 4, Mendon

During tire drop off days 10/27 & 10/28, donors will enjoy complimentary sandwich wraps featuring McKenzie Natural Artisan Deli meats and cheeses! Crafted in small batches from raw milk and whole muscle meat and pure Vermont maple syrup. They are 100% natural with no antibiotics or growth hormones ever - you will taste the difference! Over $300,000 has been raised since 2005 by this annual Wheels for Warmth tire sale in support of the emergency fuel assistance program. For more information visit www.wheelsforwarmth.org