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Category Archives: Archives (2001-2005)

All articles posted by Scott Jameson, founder and editor of the original CNYRadio.com. Scott started the site on March 1, 2001 and announced his decision to go “suspend regular publication” on April 22, 2005. In that time, he posted a total of 997 articles. We’re gradually adding those back articles in this category, in an effort to fully unite the original site with the current site.

CNY Radio shifts gears

“To everything there is a season.”

Spring is upon us, but the leaves are turning here at CNYRadio.com. After much thought, I have decided to suspend regular publication of the site. The past four years have been immensely rewarding and I wish to thank the many station managers and on-air talent that have, behind the scenes, helped make this site what I hope has been a full-featured, balanced look at the Central New York radio scene. Continue Reading

Guests named for Prime Time Radio taping

WRVO has lined up a slate of local guests for the Syracuse taping of Prime Time Radio on May 4 at Drumlins. The program will focus on the changing face of caring for the elderly. Guests will include Jim Introne, President of Loretto, Penny Abulencia, executive director of Central New York’s Program of All-Inclusive CareContinue ReadingFiled Under: Archives (2001-2005), Syracuse Radio

Doug Logan sues WSYR

Syracuse sports broadcaster Doug Logan says Clear Channel Communcations owes him $32,562, plus interest, and he’s taking them to court to collect it. The suit, filed in state Supreme Court, claims he was never paid the amount as part of a five-year contract he signed with WSYR in February 1999. Logan’s deal called for WSYRContinue Reading[More »]

Tee Time expands to Binghamton

For four years, Perry Noun has been chatting up the world of golf on SportsRadio 620 WHEN’s Tee Time with the Pro-Noun show Saturday mornings from 8-10. Noun, a former executive director of the Northeastern PGA, is now syndicating the show on Radio 1430 The Team (WENE) in Binghamton. The two-hour show is co-hosted byContinue ReadingFiled Under: Archives (2001-2005), Syracuse Radio

E.R. Vadeboncoeur named to Hall of Fame

The late E.R. “Curly” Vadeboncoeur, former general manager of WSYR television and radio, is being inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association’s new Hall of Fame. Vadeboncoeur began his career in 1920 as a reporter at the Syracuse Journal, then rose to the presidency of Newhouse Broadcasting Corp., which owned WSYR-AM.Source (link may noContinue Reading[More »]

Ithaca’s ‘Mr. Radio’ is retiring

For four decades Tom Joseph has been known to listeners in Ithaca as “Mr. Radio.” Joseph, who is director of operations at Eagle Broadcasting, is retiring from radio after 43 years. Joseph’s radio career started in 1962 at WHCU AM/FM which were owned by Cornell University at the time. He is currently in charge ofContinue Reading[More »]

Lite 105.9 raises over $27,000

Lite 105.9 (WLTI) and WSTM-TV 3 teamed up this week to raise money for a worthy cause. Tuesday’s Lite Loves Kids Radiothon raised $27,182.24 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY. Special guests during the broadcast included Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll, Onondaga County Executive Nick Pirro, SU Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Ronald McDonald House staff,Continue Reading[More »]

‘Beaner and Ken’ to syndicate in Alabama

95X’s new morning duo, Guy “Beaner” Patton and Ken Heron, are returning to their old stomping grounds in Alabama. Well, sort of. The pair will continue to do their show live from Syracuse, but are expected to begin simulcasting in Birmingham on 107.7 The X (WRAX), the station the pair got their start on inContinue Reading[More »]

Prime Time Radio coming to Syracuse

WRVO is bringing the syndicated public radio program Prime Time Radio to Syracuse for a live taping in May. The free event will be held Wednesday, May 4 at Drumlins on Nottingham Rd. The doors open at 9 a.m., the show itself gets underway at 10 a.m. Reservations are required as seating is limited. PrimeContinue ReadingFiled Under: Archives (2001-2005), Syracuse Radio

Peter Cavanaugh to speak at Lemoyne

Peter Cavanaugh, whose book Local DJ chronicles his radio career including his start at WNDR in Syracuse, will be in Central New York this week for two events. Cavanaugh will speak on “The Irish Nature of Rock ‘n Roll” at Lemoyne College at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and will appear at a book signing onContinue Reading[More »]