Bob Koshinski will be master of ceremonies for this year's ninth annual Electric Lights Parade in the Town of Niagara.
The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2.
Koshinski, a native of Niagara Falls, grew up in the Town of Niagara and graduated from Niagara-Wheatfield High School and the University of Dayton. He was a member of the WKBW-TV sports department in the 1980s and became sports director in 1989 after the retirement of Rick Azar. Koshinski joined the Empire Sports Network in 1991 and was vice president and general manager of both Empire Sports Network and radio station WNSA-FM until 2005. He was a multimedia and communications specialist for Erie County and NCCC until 2012, when he was named VP/GM of WBBZ-TV in Buffalo.
Koshinski now hosts a weekly sports program called "All Sports WNY" and created a popular website by the same name,www.allsportswny.com, in 2011.
The parade, which once again will feature Santa Claus and a food drive, is organized and presented by the Town of Niagara, the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association Inc. and the Niagara USA Chamber.