UTICA-ROME — Don Wagner, who programmed or managed several stations in Central and Northern New York, has died, according to a public Facebook post by his wife.
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SYRACUSE -- Three people will share the honor of being named the "Best News Source" at the Syracuse Press Club's annual awards dinner this Saturday. Additionally, the Press Club officially confirmed the previously-leaked winner of the Best Newcomer Award.
WATERTOWN -- Personalities who once hosted on WCIZ (when it used to be at 97.5FM) gathered earlier this month to say goodbye to a colleague whose life was cut short in a car accident. "Mega" Matt Brenon, 47, died on October 3 after police say his van went off the road and struck a tree […]
OSWEGO -- A new full-power repeater for NPR affiliate WRVO has received the final step of approval from the FCC. Transmitting at 89.3FM from a tower near Clayton, the new WRVH brings WRVO programming to listeners along the Saint Lawrence River, including Alexandria Bay.
ROCHESTER -- Our condolences to the family and friends of former local broadcaster Robert Jason Fain. He died on Friday at the age of 51. Fain, better known by his on-air name Rob Jason, worked in a number of radio and TV newsrooms across Central New York before moving to Rochester in 2002. Calling hours […]
ROCHESTER -- A former news manager whose resume includes radio and television jobs in several places across Central New York has been arrested on child pornography charges. The U.S. Department of Justice says Robert Jason Fain -- a.k.a. Rob Jason -- was arrested after investigators say he was using computers at his job to distribute illegal […]
SYRACUSE -- Management at KISS-FM say they're almost finished rebuilding following a fire that destroyed their studios almost one year ago. But when the internet stream and Part 15 transmitters come back online, they won't be covering the Syracuse area. Instead, station management tells CNYRadio.com they're heading north, preparing to do battle in the Watertown […]
CENTRAL NEW YORK -- If you checked out "The Year in Review: 2010," posted earlier today, you know there were certainly many big stories this year. But which stories were the biggest? Which stories got the most attention from CNYRadio.com readers? As per our tradition, we just checked our server stats to see which […]
SYRACUSE -- Starting tomorrow at noon, owners of HDRadio tuners will be able to tune in holiday-themed jazz anytime, night or day. Classic FM (WCNY) is offering "The Sounds of Christmas Jazz" non-stop through Christmas Day on its HD3 stations in Syracuse, Utica and Watertown.