Tag: Peter McElvein

Peter McElvein retires from Classic FM

SYRACUSE -- Come Monday, there will be a new voice in the morning at Classic FM (WCNY-FM). Peter McElvein, who has worked at the station for 15 years tells today was his last day. He's retiring after 15 years with the public station.

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POTW: Newspaper vs. Radio Softball (1977)

SYRACUSE -- We're looking back to the days of an era gone by in our latest Picture of the Week.  Peter McElvein from Classic FM (WCNY-FM) sends along this photo, taken while he went by a different on-air name while working for a different station in the late 1970s.

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WCNY Bringing Dusty Rhodes Back for Christmas Countdown

SYRACUSE -- Syracuse native Dusty Rhodes, who started his career at WOLF before graduating from SU and moving to Cincinnati, will be back on local airwaves again this Christmas Eve.  The 50th anniversary of the nationally-known "Dusty Rhodes Christmas Show" will be carried locally on WCNY-HD2.

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WCNY Offers 24/7 Holiday Jazz on HD Radio

SYRACUSE -- It's the perfect blend for lovers of jazz and Christmas music.  Starting tomorrow at noon, WCNY-FM will be offering continuous holiday jazz on its HD3 channels in Syracuse, Utica and Watertown.  If you don't have an HD Radio receiver, no worries -- you can still "tune in" online.

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Dusty Rhodes Returning to Syracuse... Briefly

SYRACUSE -- Popular announcer Dusty Rhodes will be back on the Syracuse airwaves in May, hosting a four-part series entitled Syracuse Radio in the Fifties on WCNY-HD2. Installments of the program are scheduled to air on Sunday afternoons, starting May 2.

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Old WHEN Alert Jingle Posted on YouTube

SYRACUSE -- "Disaster never sounded catchier!"  That's part of the description posted along with an old recording of an old Emergency Alert System jingle custom-produced for WHEN "circa 1975."  The jingle has been posted on YouTube.

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WCNY Scaling Back on Jazz Programming

SYRACUSE - Classic FM (WCNY-FM/WUNY/WJNY) is making some programming changes that may leave jazz fans unhappy, as it moves to increase the emphasis on classical music.  Hosts Leo Rayhill and Dick Carr are directly impacted by the changes.

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