Tag: Genesee Joe

Genesee Joe Celebrates 30 Years in Utica Radio

UTICA -- Congratulations to "Genesee" Joe Trisolino, who marked 30 years working in local radio today. Along with being the guest of honor at a listener appreciation party, the station manager and afternoon host at 92.7 The Drive (WXUR) received various official accolades marking the occasion.

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Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

CENTRAL NEW YORK — As per tradition here at and, 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 […]

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POTW: Utica media personalities unite in wake of Herkimer shootings

UTICA-ROME -- Just a little over a week since the Mohawk Valley was jolted by a deadly shooting rampage, an unprecedented effort by local broadcasters.  Journalists and disc jockeys set competition aside to help raise money for community organizations that are helping victims of the horrific events of March 13.

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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.

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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.

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Genesee Joe Marks 20 Years with Utica's 96.9 WOUR

UTICA-ROME -- June is a special time of year for "Genesee Joe" Trisolino.  He says he's not sure of the exact date, but another June means another anniversary with heritage classic rocker 96.9 WOUR, and this year in particular is especially notable: it's his 20th anniversary with the station.  Joe reminded us of the milestone […]

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POTW: Joe & Dave Hangin' Out (2009)

UTICA-ROME -- There are a handful of personalities in the Utica-Rome market who've been around for a long time.  But which one has enjoyed the longest run at just one station for their entire career?  It's none other than WOUR's Genesee Joe.

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Paulie the Small Guy Leaving WOUR

UTICA-ROME -- This was the final week on-air for afternoon jock Paulie "the Small Guy" Szmal at WOUR.  And his departure means longtime night jock "Genesee Joe" gets to hit the airwaves four hours earlier.

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