Tag: Ed Levine

Man Dies After Attending K-Rockathon

An Oneida County man has died after attending the K-Rockathon earlier this month, according to the Utica Observer-Dispatch.  The paper says James M. Cieri of Westmoreland, 20, suffered a skull fracture, which was discovered after he complained of a headache on the way home from the concert in Weedsport.

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Route 81 Radio Foreclosure Sale

The Pennsylvania-based company that owned Galaxy's Utica-Rome cluster for a short time in 2004, is now history.  "Route 81 Radio" has been taken over by one of it's own primary investors following a foreclosure sale, reports Scott Fybush in this week's NorthEast Radio Watch.  Route 81 no longer has any properties in Central New York, […]

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Galaxy gets its Utica stations back

With a uniformed police officer at his side, Ed Levine, head of Galaxy Communications, made a trip to Utica earlier this week to pick up the keys to the three stations his company previously owned.

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Galaxy sells its Utica-Rome stations

Galaxy Communications is pulling out of the Utica-Rome market.  

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Bill Keeler files $500,000 lawsuit

UTICA -- Former Rock 107 (WRCK) morning man Bill Keeler has filed a $500,000 lawsuit against his former employer. The lawsuit, filed in Herkimer County Supreme Court March 21, claims Keeler was wrongfully terminated by Galaxy Communications. Galaxy's president, Ed Levine, said the company plans to file a counter lawsuit against Keeler soon.

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Galaxy drops bid for SU sports broadcasts

Galaxy Communications has decided not to pursue an earlier decision this year to wrestle 95X (WAQX) for radio broadcast rights to Syracuse University sports. Galaxy owner Ed Levine says without a decision by SU at this point, Galaxy wouldn't have enough time to put together an effective advertising and promotional campaign.

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Allen Czelusniak moving to New York City

After three years as music editor for The Syracuse New Times, Allen Czelusniak is headed for greener pastures in New York City.

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Ed Levine profiled in the New Times

Galaxy Communications in a lone wolf in the Syracuse radio market. Local ownership of stations is becoming a rarity these days, but Ed Levine is bucking the trend.

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Ed Levine hopes consolidators shrink

Galaxy Communications president Ed Levine is quoted in today's R&R Online on the issue of media consolidation. Saying that "smaller, focused organizations will always thrive", his hope for the new year is that large organizations like Clear Channel and Citadel will scale back their ownership in markets where they control more than five or six […]

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Celebrating Galaxy's move to Armory Square

70's pop group Orleans was on hand earlier in the month at an invitation-only party celebrating Galaxy Communications' move from Bridgeport to Armory Square.

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