SYRACUSE -- You might say they're a motley crew, even though you probably won't hear them playing any Motley Crue. Four WSEN-FM personalities recently posed for this photo at a gradation party for the daughter of afternoon host John Carucci.
SYRACUSE and UTICA -- As you've no doubt heard by now, broadcast icon Dick Clark died today at the age of 82. And you read here this afternoon that Clark's legendary career started right here in Central New York, first at WRUN radio in Utica, then WOLF in Syracuse, then back to WRUN and onto […]
ROCHESTER -- Back in the 70s, you might say Utica radio stations WRUN and WBVM had a rivalry that matched that of Ron Burgundy and Wes Mantooth in "Anchorman" -- well, maybe except for the deadly back alley battles involving trident-wielding weathermen. But, just as Wes and Ron set aside their differences, so have these […]
ALBANY -- He worked for many years in the Utica/Rome market, mostly at WRCK and WTLB. Larry Oyer, who went by the name "Big Larry Williams" on the air, has died at the age of 57, following a brief illness. Calling hours and a funeral are set to take place today near Albany, but a […]
UTICA/ROME -- We're sad to report former (we're talking decades ago) Utica radio personality and programmer Don DeRosa was recently diagnosed with cancer. Friends of DeRosa -- also known to some by the nicknames "Polka Stoney" or "Donnie D" -- are organizing a benefit to help defray the costs of DeRosa's medical treatments. It's happening […]