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CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com share a new Picture of the Week every Monday at 7:00am. We’re always looking for reader submissions — radio or TV, current events or blasts from the past. Send those shots to cnyradio@cnyradio.com.

POTW: Dave Longley serves as parade Grand Marshal (2013)

POTW: Dave Longley serves as parade Grand Marshal (2013)

SYRACUSE — For at least the second year in a row, the Town of Cicero’s Community Festival Parade had a local broadcaster leading the way.  NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) Chief Meteorologist Dave Longley, a resident of the town, served as the Grand Marshal for this year’s parade.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Genesis plays the Dome (1992)

POTW: Genesis plays the Dome (1992)

SYRACUSE — Exactly 21 years ago today, Genesis rocked the Carrier Dome during the group’s “We Can’t Dance” World Tour.  It goes without saying that the concert received plenty of attention from the local media, and at least one local broadcaster has held onto some souvenirs from that night in 1992.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: The hub with all its spokes (2011)

POTW: The hub with all its spokes (2011)

SYRACUSE — Even though our latest Picture of the Week was taken just a little under two years ago, it’s already got some upstate New York broadcast history in there.  It’s a shot of the regional master control facility inside of NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV).  Take a close look at the photo, and see if youContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Radio and TV Pregame with the Syracuse Crunch (2013)

POTW: Radio and TV Pregame with the Syracuse Crunch (2013)

SYRACUSE — There’s plenty of excitement these days about the Syracuse Crunch, the AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning.  The team has been undefeated so far, through the first two rounds of the Calder Cup Playoffs.  Last Friday, a “Pregame in the Plaza” was offered to fans getting ready for the game inContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Shaun Andrews celebrates milestone (2013)

POTW: Shaun Andrews celebrates milestone (2013)

UTICA-ROME — Last month, Shaun Andrews marked his 15th anniversary at 97.9 and 105.5 Kiss-FM (WSKS/WSKU).  Earlier this week, the former intern who worked his way up to program director was recognized with a cake and a personalized plaque.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Bill Worden recieves Career Achievement Award (2013)

POTW: Bill Worden recieves Career Achievement Award (2013)

SYRACUSE — Longtime NewsChannel 2 (WKTV) anchor Bill Worden, who retired last November after 35 years with the Utica NBC affiliate, received the Syracuse Press Club’s Career Achievement Award this past weekend.  Thanks to one of his former co-workers, we’ve got a few photos to share.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Syracuse Television legends gather for autographs (2013)

POTW: Syracuse Television legends gather for autographs (2013)

SYRACUSE — It’s not very often that you get the chance to see more than a dozen past and present top names from Syracuse television — from different stations — all together, in the same place. But that happened last weekend, when this group gathered to sign copies of Syracuse Television, the book chronicling theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Two and two from two with 93Q’s Ted and Amy (2013)

POTW: Two and two from two with 93Q’s Ted and Amy (2013)

SYRACUSE — Our latest Picture of the Week headline has nothing to do with the 2:02 commercial breaks Chuck Woolery used to introduce during TV’s Love Connection back in the 80s.  Rather, we’ve got two local morning radio co-hosts being photographed at two different recent events… and the photos came to us from two different contributors.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Keith Urban wishes Big Frog 104Polly Wogg a happy birthday (2013)

POTW: Keith Urban wishes Big Frog 104Polly Wogg a happy birthday (2013)

UTICA-ROME — A belated “hoppy birthday” to Big Frog 104 (WFRG) morning co-host Polly Wogg! Last week, she turned 40. Earlier this month, she asked Keith Urban if he’d sing her a birthday song. Although she didn’t get exactly what she asked for, Polly Wogg was still very excited about the special gift she receiveContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Remembering a date with Annette Funicello (1959)

POTW: Remembering a date with Annette Funicello (1959)

ALBANY — Sad news for fans this week, learning of the passing of Annette Funicello.  The singer, dancer and actress who grew up in Utica lost a long battle with multiple sclerosis on Monday, at the age of 70.  This week, an Ithaca radio personality remembers one special evening decades ago, when the former MousketeerContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading