Tag: Ron Bee

Longtime B104.7 Host Becky Palmer Dies at 68

SYRACUSE -- Longtime local radio personality Becky Palmer passed away over the weekend, according to various media reports. She was best known for 22 years co-hosting mornings on iHeart's country-formatted B104.7 (WBBS), ending with her retirement in 2019.

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Updated 8:45am -- SYRACUSE -- Less than a week after it launched, it's already "game over" for online radio station  The all-80s stream, hosted by longtime Syracuse radio personalities Ron Bee and Dave Laird, suddenly disappeared on Tuesday, with no plans to return.

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Ron Bee & Dave Laird return to local radio via

Updated 5/8 -- The stream has been terminated, with no plans to resume.  Click here for separate story with more details. SYRACUSE -- Two longtime local radio legends are back in the biz, with help from a third former Syracuse radio talent. Dave Laird and Ron Bee are hosting shifts on, launched over the […]

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Rick Gary Suddenly Exits TV Job

SYRACUSE - For the first time in more than 20 years, Rick Gary is back to just doing radio, and nothing else.  Today was his last day co-hosting "Bridge Street" on local ABC affiliate NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV).

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Rich Lauber Wins CC Award

Rich Lauber, Operations Manager at Clear Channel Syracuse, is one of 17 people to be honored with the company's "2008 Performance Excellence Awards."

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B104.7 and Morning Show Nominated for CMAs

Syracuse's B104.7 (WBBS) has been nominated in both of the broadcast award categories for the 2008 Country Music Awards.  The station is up for one award, and morning co-hosts Ron Bee and Becky Palmer are up for their own award.

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Ron Bee Nominated for Disc Jockey Hall of Fame

B104.7 morning co-host Ron Bee has been nominated for induction into the Disc Jockey Hall of Fame in Nashville, according to an e-mail sent to WBBS listener club members earlier today.

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95X leads morning show race

In the latest Arbitron figures for Syracuse released last week, with an 11.1 share, Howard Stern's show broadcast on 95X (WAQX) tops the morning drive rankings.

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