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Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

CENTRAL NEW YORK — As per tradition here at CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com, New Year’s Eve is when we look through a whole bunch of server stats to determine the Top 10 Stories that appeared on this website over the past year.  We also asked readers to submit some of your own thoughts on which stories are the “biggest” in terms of importance, even if not by numbers alone.Continue Reading

POTW: Josh Grosvent’s new look

POTW: Josh Grosvent’s new look

SYRACUSE — We always wrap up our “Picture of the Week” posts by asking readers to keep the feature going by submitting their own photos.  After working our way through a backlog of submissions for the past few weeks, the queue was empty — until K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) morning co-host Josh Grosvent came to the rescueContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Yankees baseball moving to TK99

Yankees baseball moving to TK99

SYRACUSE — As announced moments ago on “The Gomez and Dave Show,” baseball’s New York Yankees are moving to TK99 and TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) next season.  The classic rock stations, simulcasting in Syracuse and Oswego, will air all 162 regular season games as part of a “multi-year” deal, taking the Bronx Bombers away from Clear Channel’sContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Sunny 102 announces annual Christmas special lineup

Sunny 102 announces annual Christmas special lineup

SYRACUSE — Sunny 102 (WZUN) has announced the lineup of local musicians scheduled to perform at “Big Mike’s 32nd Annual Live Hometown Christmas Broadcast.”  Nearly 20 groups will be performing next Friday, December 13.  You can listen live on Sunny 102, or you can enjoy free admission and breakfast treats while you watch the performancesContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Coach Boeheim and the TK99 crew (2013)

POTW: Coach Boeheim and the TK99 crew (2013)

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse University mens’ basketball team is now 8 games into its first season as a member of the Atlantic Athletic Conference.  Before the season started, Syracuse Orange radio network flagship station TK99 (WTKW) invited clients to a cocktail hour where Head Coach Jim Boeheim offered his insights on this season’s team.[More »]Continue Reading

Y94 and Lite 98.7 flip the all-Christmas switch

Y94 and Lite 98.7 flip the all-Christmas switch

SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME — The mystery is over as to when Clear Channel’s Y94 (WYYY Syracuse) and Townsquare Media’s Lite 98.7 (WLZW Utica) would trade-in their usual adult contemporary formats to go all-Christmas.  Both stations made the switch on Friday afternoon.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: TK99 helps young fan meet Donovan McNabb prior to surgery

POTW: TK99 helps young fan meet Donovan McNabb prior to surgery

SYRACUSE — Planning for an operation is no fun for anyone… especially a young child.  But a 12-year-old from Oswego County got a thrill before heading into the for major spinal surgery, when classic rock station TK99 (WTKW) was able to help the boy meet one of his sports heroes.[More »]Continue Reading

Q&A: How did ESPN Radio CNY offer two games at once?

Q&A: How did ESPN Radio CNY offer two games at once?

SYRACUSE — When an all-sports radio station has the rights to both baseball’s World Series and NFL football, which game wins in a scheduling conflict?  For ESPN Radio CNY, which is heard at 1200AM and 97.7FM in Syracuse, and 1440AM and 100.7FM in Oswego, the answer was a matter of splitting-up the usual simulcast.  ButContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Galaxy’s Sunny 102.1 and Mix 102.5 delay going All-Christmas

Galaxy’s Sunny 102.1 and Mix 102.5 delay going All-Christmas

SYRACUSE — After years of going “all-Christmas” on November 1, classic hits Sunny 102.1 (WZUN) is pushing back the start of its annual flip to holiday mode until mid-November.   Co-owned Utica-Rome hot AC station Mix 102.5 (WUMX), which used to also flip on November 1, will be holding off even longer — until Thanksgiving.[More »]Continue Reading

FCC approves Galaxy app for new Chittenango signal

FCC approves Galaxy app for new Chittenango signal

SYRACUSE — A decade-old backlog of applications for new FM translators is finally getting action at the FCC.  This week, the Commission announced it has given Galaxy Communications approval to add a new signal in Chittenango.  Interestingly, the transmission tower for the translator’s parent FM station is located only a few miles away.[More »]Continue Reading