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“The Dinosaur” launches on 95.3 and 103.9

“The Dinosaur” launches on 95.3 and 103.9

SYRACUSE — After three months of stunting, the new format for 103.9 (WNDR, Mexico) and translator 95.3 (W237AY, DeWitt) has been revealed. Locally-owned Renard Communications launched “95.3 and 103.9 The Dinosaur” at noon today, offering “Classic Top 40,” predominantly from the 60s and 70s. The station brings some well-known names back to the Syracuse airwaves — and they’re looking for more talent to join the team.Continue Reading

POTW: Eric Reinhardt Moving to Buffalo (2011)

SYRACUSE — Former WSYR radio news anchor Eric Reinhardt is returning to radio full-time. After spending the last 3 years working for the Central New York Business Journal (and voicing “Business Briefs from the Central New York Business Journal” for WSYR), Reinhardt will join the news team at Buffalo’s WBEN this Monday. Earlier this week,Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse Press Club 2011 Award Winners Named

SYRACUSE — Top journalists from Syracuse and surrounding markets gathered for the Syracuse Press Club’s 33rd annual Scholarship and Professional Recognition Awards Dinner last night at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse.  Public stations WRVO and WAER dominated the radio categories, while there were plenty of ties for winners in the television categories.[More »]Continue Reading

Most “Original” CNYRadio.com Articles Restored

A belated gift from CNYRadio.com following our 10th anniversary earlier this month.  It’s also good news for those wishing to explore the history of local radio: almost all of the articles from the “original” CNYRadio.com are back online.  In the past, republishing our archives was a slow process, because each article had to be manuallyContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Ten Years of CNYRadio: Our Thoughts and Yours

CENTRAL NEW YORK — If you’ve been away for awhile, CNYRadio.com is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary this week.  The site went live on March 1, 2001… and we’ve been running a series of special articles this week to mark the occasion.  Today, we finish up the series with our reflections and yours, on ten yearsContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: A Tale of Two Webmasters (2010)

NEW YORK CITY — We’re out of the market for our latest Picture of the Week, but both of the folks pictured at left are from Central New York, and they’ve both contributed a lot of time to the website you’re reading right now.  But what’s more interesting: the chances of them running into eachContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Happy Birthday, Lite 98.7! (2004)

UTICA-ROME — Today is the 20th anniversary for Regent AC Lite 98.7 (WLZW).  For today’s Picture of the Week, we’re re-running an old POTW from the original CNYRadio.com, when the station celebrated 15 years on the air.  Also Inside: a rundown of the personalities-from-the-past who will be returning to the Utica airwaves for the “20thContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Lite 98.7 Gearing Up for 20th Anniversary

UTICA-ROME — Starting today, you’ll begin to hear some familiar voices from the past on Regent mainstream AC Lite 98.7 (WLZW).  Some former personalities will be appearing on the airwaves as the station nears it’s 20th anniversary in late November.[More »]Continue Reading