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POTW: Celebrating St. Patrick's Day (2010)

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- Plenty of local stations helped their communities celebrate Saint Patrick's Day by taking part in local parades and other events.  It wouldn't be fair to just show one station, so we've got a few different ones sharing the honors in this edition of Picture of the Week. Updated 8:15pm to add […]

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Tony Bombardo Ending Traffic Reports

SYRACUSE -- Longtime market fixture Tony Bombardo will be performing his very last traffic reports on radio and TV tomorrow (Friday) morning.  Bombardo's decision to quit his reports comes after he and ABC affiliate NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) failed to agree on a new contract for Bombardo's services.

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Format Flip Predictions for 2009 and 2010

Back in April, we asked you, through a multiple-choice poll, how many stations in "CNYRadio.com Land" (the 4 markets listed above in our logo) would flip formats in 2009.  Today, we're looking back to see how well you predicted -- and we're asking you to vote on your predictions for 2010.

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The Year in Review: 2009

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- There's no question this was a busy year for the radio industry in Central New York.  Plenty of format flips, quite a few station sales, some great achievements to be proud about, and perhaps most infamously memorable, the economy's impact on the entire broadcasting industry.  Today, as per our tradition, we […]

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Keeler Seeks New Sidekick; Mark Piersma Going Elsewhere

UTICA-ROME -- More news from Utica morning fixture Bill Keeler: he tells CNYRadio.com he's on the hunt for a new morning sidekick.   Former right-hand man Mark Piersma is reportedly hoping to start his own morning show on a different station in the market.

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POTW: What a Difference a Year Makes (2008)

UTICA-ROME -- With all the changes in the staffing lineup at Kiss-FM -- over the past few months and this week alone -- it was practically a given, we'd have to take a look back at "the way things were" for our latest Picture of the Week.

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POTW: Intern Dave Checks In (2009)

UTICA-ROME -- He's not only the night jock at KISS-FM (WSKS/WSKU)... we're proud to report "Intern Dave" Wheeler is also an avid CNYRadio.com reader!

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Keeler Back to Mornings on WXUR, Imus Moves to WNRS

UTICA-ROME -- After more than a year and a half on afternoon drive, market fixture Bill Keeler is headed back to his old stomping grounds -- morning drive -- effective tomorrow.  The announcement was made this evening live on WXUR, and at the weekly "Saranac Thursday" party, outside the F.X. Matt Brewery in Utica.

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Bill Keeler Launches Online Newspaper in Utica

UTICA-ROME -- First he was a morning show host... then a TV show host... then both at the same time.  Now, Bill Keeler has a brand new venture -- and this one's no laughing matter.  He's launched a new "online newspaper" aiming to serve Utica, Rome and the Mohawk Valley.

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One Ex-CNYer Hires Another... in Pittsfield, MA

PITTSFIELD, MA -- Former Utica and Syracuse jock Nick Caplan has landed on his feet again... with a morning gig in western Massachusetts.  And his boss is a fellow former Utica radio programmer.

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