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Channel 9 trio wrote the book on Syracuse TV History… literally!

Channel 9 trio wrote the book on Syracuse TV History… literally!

SYRACUSE — Browse the “history” section of any bookstore or library, and it’s hard to miss the “Images of America” series.  Thousands of paperback titles cover various historical topics all over the country.  Next month, a book on the history of Syracuse TV will join the collection.Continue Reading

Part of Syracuse’s James Street to be Renamed “Jackie Robinson Way”

Part of Syracuse’s James Street to be Renamed “Jackie Robinson Way”

SYRACUSE — Plenty of accolades this week for longtime channel 3 (WSTM) news anchor Jackie Robinson, who retired in September. Tonight, she’s being honored in New York City as an inductee to the New York State Broadcasters’ Association Hall of Fame. Tomorrow, many will gather for a $75-per-ticket retirement celebration at the Oncenter in Syracuse.Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Flashback With WTVH Newscenter 5 (Undated)

SYRACUSE — It’s a blast from the past in this latest installment of “Picture of the Week.”  NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) anchor and Syracuse broadcast historian Rod Wood recently sent over several photos from his extensive collection.  This week, we look back at a WTVH publicity photo from the late 1980s or early 90s.  Can youContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Remembering those we lost in 2001

The Syracuse radio community said goodbye to several broadcast veterans this year.[More »]Continue Reading

Former news anchor Ron Curtis dies

Local television news legend Ron Curtis died yesterday after a year-long battle with cancer. Curtis, who began his long television career at channel 5 in 1960, started out in radio at the age of 15 when he dropped out of Solvay high school to take an announcing job at WFBL AM.[More »]Continue Reading