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On 3/2/22, Bill Corcoran Jr., host of the OnTheStacks Podcast appeared on PA Live on WBRE with Chris Bohinski and Rachel Malak to celebrate our upcoming 100th episode and to announce that the OnTheStacks Podcast is adding full length video episodes starting on the 100th episode.

Beginning on 3/9/22 with our 100th episode, we’ll be releasing full length video episodes on our YouTube Channel.

Episodes will be released every Wednesday at 7:30pm.


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The Show Goes On: Young Professionals Award Winners Announced

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Chris Bohinski accepting his Inspiration Award. Photo credit: Chesla Lenkaitis

The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce hosted their Annual Young Professionals Awards last night at the Garden Drive in Hunlock Creek.

Due to the ongoing safety measures, things looked a little different this year, but that didn’t stop the Chamber from putting together a fun, safe, and socially distanced event to celebrate some of the best and brightest in our community.

First, I want to congratulate the entire lineup of all-star nominees. I also want to recognize two of the winners, my friends Chris Bohinski and Mike McGinley.

I caught up with both of them today to congratulate them on their awards.

Chris, whom I recently met during his appearance on Episode 29 of the podcast, became an immediate friend. 

Last night, he was the recipient of the Inspiration Award, and is totally deserving of it.

If you listen to his episode on the podcast, you’ll hear the story of the ups and downs of his life and how even throughout the most trying times, he finds a way to keep smiling and sending positive vibes out into the universe.

“Life is full of surprises and I was humbled to learn, which was a total surprise to me, that I was chosen as the 2020 Inspiration Award recipient,” Bohinski said. “I will continue to embrace life’s serendipity and smile all along the way.”

Chris is the Co-Host of PA Live on WBRE and is the Creator of

Mike McGinley proudly poses for a photo with his Influencer of the Year Award. Photo Credit: Tony Callaio, Times Leader

Mike on the other hand, I’ve known for over 15 years.

He and I met as teenagers working at Wegmans in Wilkes-Barre. We’ve remained friends over the years, and now serve on the Wilkes-Barre POWER! Board together, with Mike as our Vice President.

Mike took home the Influencer of the Year award. He is the Major Accounts Executive and Digital Manager at the Times Leader and also has a column in the Sunday paper titled, “Around Town.”

When I spoke with him today, he talked about his work with the paper and how he uses his platform in a positive way for the region.

“NEPA is filled with phenomenal leaders and amenities. I consider myself lucky to live here, and I’m thrilled to help promote the area weekly through my newspaper column, as well as to work with many non-profits that enrich the region,” Mike said. “My life has been enhanced by the organizations and groups I’ve gotten involved with here.”

Both Chris and Mike have many things in common, but the most important commonality of all is their commitment in helping move NEPA forward.

Complete list of award winners:

  • Educator of the Year Jonathan Kadjeski, Equus Workforce Solutions at the PA CareerLink Luzerne County at Wilkes-Barre
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Ashlee Martinelli, Every Little Thing LLC and The Grand Bank
  • Cultural Ambassador of the Year Samuel O’Connell, Coal Creative
  • Intern of the Year Desiree Scott, PCC Aerostructures
  • Influencer of the Year Mike McGinley, Times Leader Media Group
  • Small Business Owner of the Year Tyler Rice, AxelRad Screen Printing
  • STEAM Professional of the Year Danny Lykens and Mike Grobinski, Krypton Design
  • Voluntary Leader of the Year Harlan Tabron Jr., Mt. Zion Baptist Church
  • Young Professional Development Award Winner Community Bank
  • Young Professional Counsel Award Leadership Recipients Amy Feldman and Remington Sweeney
  • Young Professional Inspiration Award Chris Bohinski, WBRE


#OnTheStacks – Chris Bohinski: PA Live! – Ep. 029

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#OnTheStacks Podcast Episode 29 with Chris Bohinski, Co-Host of PA Live! on WBRE and Creator of the SmileStory. In this episode Chris shares his experiences working in production on nationally televised TV shows, not being afraid to ask for help, performing in front of 50,000 people on Groundhog Day at Gobbler’s Knob, and his personal mission to spread happiness, joy, and positivity through his written and video blog online at

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