Tag: Picture Of the Week

POTW: A Ton of Toys (2009)

ITHACA -- Good news from the folks at Saga's Q-Country 103.7 (WQNY) to go along with our latest Picture of the Week.  Thanks to many generous listeners, the station's weekend-long plans to collect "A Ton of Toys" actually ended early when the goal was met.

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POTW: Ithaca's Winter Wonderland (2007-08)

ITHACA -- There's been an unusual lack of snowfall so far this season in the Central New York region... and while many folks might enjoy that fact, at least one local radio journalist is reminiscing to the way the weather probably should be this time of year.

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POTW: Election Night at WRVO (2009)

OSWEGO -- It may be considered an "off year" compared to last year's presidential election or next year's mid-term elections, but Election Night is still one of the biggest nights of the year for newsrooms across the country.  And while things may have been ho-hum in many parts of the country, there was plenty of […]

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POTW: A "Bear-y" Good Time (2009)

ITHACA -- The view may include plenty of yellows, oranges and browns as you drive through the Finger Lakes region, but once you get to Ithaca, it's all red and white.  Saga's Lite Rock 97.3 (WYXL) recently helped with a pep rally for the Cornell football team, and to bring awareness to a local organization […]

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POTW: What a Difference a Year Makes (2008)

UTICA-ROME -- With all the changes in the staffing lineup at Kiss-FM -- over the past few months and this week alone -- it was practically a given, we'd have to take a look back at "the way things were" for our latest Picture of the Week.

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POTW: Les and Johnny and... Screech!

WATERTOWN -- Dustin Diamond may not be welcome at the upcoming Saved By the Bell reunion, but once upon a time, he was invited with open arms to the studios of Real Rock 100.7 (WOTT).

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POTW: Mark Fuller at WZOW (1974)

UTICA/ROME -- The station located at 107.3 on the FM dial in the Utica-Rome market has certainly run the gamut of formats.  Today, it carries satellite-driven religious music.  Before that, WRCK's longest-running brand was "Rock 107."   Even earlier, the station ran country as WTLB-FM, but before any of that... there was WZOW-FM.

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POTW: Benefit for Bud's Family (2009)

WATERTOWN -- Co-workers, listeners and other friends recently gathered for a benefit for the family of Bud "Green" Yeman.  The Froggy 97 (WFRY) afternoon driver lost two daughters and a soon-to-be-born grandchild during a Memorial Day weekend crash that also claimed two other lives.

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POTW: Radio & TV at the Utica Boilermaker

UTICA-ROME -- This past weekend marked the 31st running of "America's Biggest 15K Road Race," the Utica Boilermaker.  Every year, the race gets bigger and bigger... and for many years, local media outlets have made it a point to have a presence at the race.  Several pictures this week instead of the usual one.

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POTW: Johnny Keegan's First Remote (1992)

WATERTOWN -- It's a double dose of something we haven't seen in many a Friday around here: pictures from the North Country, and pictures from the past.  Tunes 92-5 (WBLH) afternoon host Johnny Keegan sends in a shot from his very first remote, and another bonus blast from the past.

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