SYRACUSE -- This week, it's a combination of new and old -- the photo is new, but provides a look back at a blast from the past. And the timing seems appropriate, given some recent changes in the Syracuse TV landscape, and buzz about the future.
SYRACUSE -- We always wrap up our "Picture of the Week" posts by asking readers to keep the feature going by submitting their own photos. After working our way through a backlog of submissions for the past few weeks, the queue was empty -- until K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) morning co-host Josh Grosvent came to the rescue […]
Updated 12/10 -- SYRACUSE -- Shortly after former WSYR news anchor Tara Howard lost her battle with cancer in October, one of her former colleagues remembered having a group photo that included Howard from a Syracuse Press Club awards luncheon during her time in Syracuse. Chris Weidman found that photo and shares it with us […]
SYRACUSE -- The Syracuse University mens' basketball team is now 8 games into its first season as a member of the Atlantic Athletic Conference. Before the season started, Syracuse Orange radio network flagship station TK99 (WTKW) invited clients to a cocktail hour where Head Coach Jim Boeheim offered his insights on this season's team.
UTICA-ROME -- Since we've resumed our "Picture of the Week" feature earlier this month, we're pleased that we've been able to go "around the horn," featuring a photo from each of the markets we cover. Not only does this week's photo take us to Utica-Rome (after last week in Ithaca and the week before in […]
ITHACA -- Several broadcasters who learned their trade at Ithaca College got together last month during the college's reunion weekend. Longtime WHCU/WYXL General Manager Rudy Paolangeli -- also an Ithaca College alumnus and former faculty member -- shared a photo from the gathering.
SYRACUSE -- Planning for an operation is no fun for anyone... especially a young child. But a 12-year-old from Oswego County got a thrill before heading into the for major spinal surgery, when classic rock station TK99 (WTKW) was able to help the boy meet one of his sports heroes.
SYRACUSE -- It's not very often that you get the chance to see more than a dozen past and present top names from Syracuse television -- from different stations -- all together, in the same place. But that happened last weekend, when this group gathered to sign copies of Syracuse Television, the book chronicling the […]
UTICA-ROME -- A belated "hoppy birthday" to Big Frog 104 (WFRG) morning co-host Polly Wogg! Last week, she turned 40. Earlier this month, she asked Keith Urban if he'd sing her a birthday song. Although she didn't get exactly what she asked for, Polly Wogg was still very excited about the special gift she receive […]
ALBANY -- Sad news for fans this week, learning of the passing of Annette Funicello. The singer, dancer and actress who grew up in Utica lost a long battle with multiple sclerosis on Monday, at the age of 70. This week, an Ithaca radio personality remembers one special evening decades ago, when the former Mousketeer […]