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 CNYRadio.com today was his last day. He's retiring after 15 years with the public station.
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.
SYRACUSE -- Starting tomorrow at noon, owners of HDRadio tuners will be able to tune in holiday-themed jazz anytime, night or day. Classic FM (WCNY) is offering "The Sounds of Christmas Jazz" non-stop through Christmas Day on its HD3 stations in Syracuse, Utica and Watertown.
Updated 10/26 at 8:00am -- UTICA-ROME -- NBC affiliate WKTV says three workers who fell from a transmission tower outside the station's Smith Hill studios this morning are expected to be okay. "None of the injuries are considered to be life threatening," the station reported on its website, and one of the three workers has already […]
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.
SYRACUSE -- WCNY has hired Susan Arbetter, the former host of public TV's New York Now, as part of a "major expansion" of news and public affairs programming offered on WCNY television and radio, as well as the stations' website.
UTICA-ROME -- After more than a year and a half on afternoon drive, market fixture Bill Keeler is headed back to his old stomping grounds -- morning drive -- effective tomorrow. The announcement was made this evening live on WXUR, and at the weekly "Saranac Thursday" party, outside the F.X. Matt Brewery in Utica.