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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

Syracuse Crunch hockey moves to ESPN Radio

Syracuse Crunch hockey moves to ESPN Radio

SYRACUSE — There’s going to be a new radio home for Syracuse Crunch hockey when the AHL affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning takes to the ice this season. The team is partnering with ESPN Radio 97.7/100.1, owned by Galaxy Communications. The deal ends a three-year run with Cumulus Media-owned The Score 1260 (WSKO).[More »]Continue Reading

KRockathon 18 (2013) lineup announced

KRockathon 18 (2013) lineup announced

SYRACUSE — Tickets go on sale this Saturday for Krockathon 18, which will be held on July 27 at the New York State Fairgrounds.  Chevelle, Sevendust and All That Remains are just three of the 11 bands who were announced by K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) today, and the stations promise “more” to be announced prior to theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

K-Rock unveils new location and lineup for 2013 Dysfunctional Family BBQ

K-Rock unveils new location and lineup for 2013 Dysfunctional Family BBQ

SYRACUSE — Rock fans, get ready to head north.  K-Rock’s Dysfunctional Family BBQ moves to the Oswego Speedway for its 7th year.  In addition to that new location, the trio of modern rock stations covering the Syracuse and Utica-Rome markets announced a lineup of six bands for the May 18 concert.  Tickets go on-sale thisContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

K-Rock hosts regain use of “The Show” name, other temporarily-banned items

K-Rock hosts regain use of “The Show” name, other temporarily-banned items

SYRACUSE — The show that prefers to call itself “The Show” wasn’t allowed to be “The Show” for the past 90 days.  But today, the expiration of a legal injunction allowed the morning crew at K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) to regain its identity as “The Show.”[More »]Continue Reading

K-Rock seeking Asst. PD / Promotions Coordinator

K-Rock seeking Asst. PD / Promotions Coordinator

SYRACUSE — Galaxy Communications has started the search for someone to serve as the assistant program director and promotions coordinator for its three K-Rock stations.  That’s the word according to a want-ad which appeared on one of the national radio industry trade sites today.[More »]Continue Reading

Galaxy CEO criticizes radio’s downfalls in “Radio Ink” cover story

Galaxy CEO criticizes radio’s downfalls in “Radio Ink” cover story

SYRACUSE — Consolidation is always a controversial topic among broadcasters.  Galaxy CEO and President Ed Levine garnered plenty of praise this week when he criticized the overuse of the cost-cutting strategy, in an interview with Radio Ink, a national radio trade magazine.  In the article, he said consolidation is sending radio “backwards,” as many ownersContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Today is “Mimi Griswold Day” in Onondaga County

Today is “Mimi Griswold Day” in Onondaga County

SYRACUSE — As Mimi Griswold prepares to retire after 20 years with Galaxy Communications — starting as the program director for K-Rock in 1992, and serving as VP of Programming for the entire company since 1998 — the programmer received a very special honor today.  Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney issued a proclamation declaring todayContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

While We Were Out: K-Rock Hosts in Court; TV’s Mr. Food Dies

While We Were Out: K-Rock Hosts in Court; TV’s Mr. Food Dies

SYRACUSE — We’re back from some rest and relaxation out-of-town over Thanksgiving with a recap of two stories from the latter part of the week.  The legal action between K-ROCK’s morning hosts and their former employer appear to be over.  And television viewers are mourning the passing of longtime syndicated chef and upstate New YorkContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading