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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

New full-time job for WXUR’s Jerry Kraus

New full-time job for WXUR’s Jerry Kraus

UTICA-ROME — Longtime local radio personality Jerry “The Doctor” Kraus has a new full-time job. Although it’s expected he’ll keep his weekend gig at 92.7 The Drive (WXUR), Kraus has just been named Executive Director of the Stanley Center for the Arts.[More »]Continue Reading

Gary Michaels out, Alexis to middays at TK99 as PD search continues

Gary Michaels out, Alexis to middays at TK99 as PD search continues

SYRACUSE — Gary Michaels and Galaxy Communications have parted ways, as the company continues its search for a permanent new PD / Brand Manager for classic rockers TK 99 and TK 105 (WTKW/WTKV).  Michaels, who had been serving as midday host and Interim PD for the past few months, was relieved of his duties onContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Gomez & Dave release SU basketball-themed song

Gomez & Dave release SU basketball-themed song

SYRACUSE — Less than a week after a crosstown competitor released a song about the Syracuse University men’s basketball team, morning hosts Gomez and Dave from TK99/TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) and 96.9 WOUR have their own. They debuted the song this morning on their show, which simulcasts in Syracuse and Utica.[More »]Continue Reading

CBS Sports’ Seth Davis loses bet with Gomez & Dave

CBS Sports’ Seth Davis loses bet with Gomez & Dave

SYRACUSE — Before the NCAA men’s basketball tournament started, CBS Sports / Sports Illustrated analyst Seth Davis had predicted the 4-seed Syracuse Orange would be upset by 13-seed Montana.  Davis agreed to a friendly wager with local radio hosts Gomez and Dave, and when Syracuse won big, Davis made good on the bet, on nationalContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Gomez and Dave place friendly NCAA tourney wager with Seth Davis

Gomez and Dave place friendly NCAA tourney wager with Seth Davis

SYRACUSE – Basketball expert Seth Davis of Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports thinks 13-seed Montana will upset 4-seed Syracuse in the first round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.  Local morning radio hosts Gomez and Dave are hoping Davis is wrong — they’ll be “out in the cold,” so to speak, if Syracuse loses tonight.[More »]Continue Reading

Mimi Griswold un-retires for WOUR afternoons

Mimi Griswold un-retires for WOUR afternoons

UTICA-ROME — Less than three months after her retirement from Galaxy Communications, Mimi Griswold is returning to local radio, six days a week.  The former VP of Programming for Galaxy is returning to host afternoons on 96.9 WOUR.[More »]Continue Reading

Genesee Joe leaves WOUR, moves to 92.7 The Drive

Genesee Joe leaves WOUR, moves to 92.7 The Drive

Updated 5:15pm – UTICA-ROME — After nearly 21 years with 96.9 WOUR, afternoon drive host “Genesee Joe” Trisolino handed in his notice last night.  Today, it was announced he’s joining the staff at 92.7 The Drive (WXUR), effective immediately.[More »]Continue Reading

TK99 and TK105 hires former 95X jock Alexis for nights

TK99 and TK105 hires former 95X jock Alexis for nights

SYRACUSE — Veteran local rock jock Alexis, who fell victim to budget cuts in 2009 after more than 15 years at 95X (WAQX) is making a return to the airwaves.  She’s taking over the 7pm to midnight shift at Galaxy classic rock stations TK99 and TK 105 (WTKW/WTKV), the shift formerly held by Mimi Griswold,Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Benny Mardones visits TK99 (2012)

POTW: Benny Mardones visits TK99 (2012)

SYRACUSE — Earlier this month, acclaimed singer and songwriter Benny Mardones tweeted that he had plans to visit Syracuse.  And last week, he made good on that promise, stopping by a few radio stations for live interviews.  Galaxy classic rocker TK99 (WTKW) was on the itinerary, and the singer posed for a photo with theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading