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Former Syracuse radio DJ Don Bombard dies

Former Syracuse radio DJ Don Bombard, whose career eventually took him to the legendary WCBS-FM in New York City, has died. His wife made the announcement on Facebook on Wednesday afternoon. Bombard's radio career started in 1962 when he was 15, when he won a guest DJ contest on WOLF 1490. The DJ who introduced […]

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New Co-Host for Channel 9's "Bridge Street"

SYRACUSE -- There's a new co-host next to Steve Infanti on "Bridge Street" on NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV), but the name is a familiar one to Syracuse TV audiences. Iris St. Meran was introduced as the long-running local daytime talk show's co-host on Monday.

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Longtime B104.7 Host Becky Palmer Dies at 68

SYRACUSE -- Longtime local radio personality Becky Palmer passed away over the weekend, according to various media reports. She was best known for 22 years co-hosting mornings on iHeart's country-formatted B104.7 (WBBS), ending with her retirement in 2019.

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Galaxy Media Buys "Syracuse Nationals" Show

SYRACUSE - The events arm of local radio station operator Galaxy Media has purchased the Syracuse Nationals car show.

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Longtime NewsChannel 9 photog Eddie Jones loses cancer battle

[Updated 11/8 with arrangements and obituary] SYRACUSE -- It's a sad day for the local TV news community: after battling cancer for more than a decade, longtime NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) photojournalist Eddie Jones passed away on Sunday. Throughout it all, he maintained the positive attutide many knew him for, and continued to work, punching the […]

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Verizon / Nexstar Standoff Enters 2nd Week

SYRACUSE -- Audiences who rely on Verizon FiOS for local TV are without ABC affiliate NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) for a second week.  It's part of a nationwide dispute between Verizon and WSYR-TV's parent company, Texas-based Nexstar Media Group.

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93Q's Ted Long Loses Wife to Cirrhosis

SYRACUSE -- Our condolences go out to 93Q (WNTQ) morning co-host Ted Long after the station announced the passing of his wife, Barbara "Bobbie" Long on Wednesday. It's the unfortunate end of a story listeners had been following since Ted recently announced his wife had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cirrhosis of the […]

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CNY Central Promotes Hull and DesRosiers to Anchor Spots

SYRACUSE -- Although we previously reported on Amanda Hull being named co-anchor of Today in Central New York on NBC3 (WSTM-TV), a new press release from CNY Central shares more details and news of another promotion: reporter Maggie DesRosiers is also moving up to the anchor desk.

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Multiple CNY Winners at NYSBA Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

ALBANY -- Several commercial, public and college broadcasters brought some hardware home from the 2022 "Excellence in Broadcasting" awards. The New York State Broadcasters' Association says the awards recognize "the outstanding work broadcasters do throughout the state of New York to keep viewers informed, engage conversation and promote local business." Here's a list of local […]

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Staffing Changes On- and Off-Camera at CNY Central

SYRACUSE -- There are some notable changes in the newsroom roster at NBC3 (WSTM-TV), part of the CNY Central group of television stations. A reporter / weekend anchor is being promoted to full-time anchor status, and the Assistant News Director has left the building.

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