Jimmy Elliott Bio:
Birthday: October 4
A 34+ year veteran of the world of radio, Jimmy has been with WOVK since 1993, and has been Program Director & Music Director of the station since the Summer of 1997... Born and raised in Wheeling, Jimmy got his start in Radio in 1978 at legendary local Top 40 station 14WK. Over the years, he has worked for literally every radio station in the Upper Ohio Valley at one time or another, plus outside of the Ohio Valley, for several different Pittsburgh stations over the years, plus stations in Dallas, TX and in the Florida Keys. Jimmy also spent several years as Director of Marketing & Licensing for an international comic-book publishing company in the early '90s...
Steve Crow Bio:
Birthday: January 26
The "Radio Bug" bit Steve back in 1976. Since then, he has been a reporter, copywriter, news anchor, disc jockey, and sportscaster for a number of Ohio Valley radio Stations, and has played everything from Country, Rock and Roll, Oldies, and now back to Country. Steve joined the staff of WOVK in Feb 2001, and joined Morning Madness in January of 2002... A self proclaimed "Golf Nut", Steve is also the mild-mannered Manager of Kurtz Monument Company in Wheeling, and a licensed Life Insurance Agent. A life-long resident of the Ohio Valley, Steve has somehow managed to stay married for three decades to his long suffering and saintly wife, Becky. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Jeannette and Emily, and grandparents of Gracie, who is Pap-Pap's bestest pal and the Greatest Gift he ever received...
Many look to Wall Street or the housing market for signs that the U.S. economy is improving, but younger Americans simply look under their pillows.
A new survey reveals the average Tooth Fairy gift went from $2.10 in 2011 to $2.42 in 2012, a 15.2 percent increase.
Delta Dental’s 2012 Original Tooth Fairy Poll of 1,224 parents reveals the Tooth Fairy visited nearly 90 percent of U.S. homes with children who lost a tooth. The average gift was $2.42 in 2012, but the most common amount left under pillows was $1.
The poll also finds that the Tooth Fairy was more generous to kids who lost their first tooth. The average gift for a first tooth was $3.49.
The Tooth Fairy left cash for kids in 98 percent of the homes she visited. Two percent of the children received toys, candy, gum or other gifts.