Galaxy's Sunny 102.1 and Mix 102.5 delay going All-Christmas

SYRACUSE -- After years of going "all-Christmas" on November 1, classic hits Sunny 102.1 (WZUN) is pushing back the start of its annual flip to holiday mode until mid-November.   Co-owned Utica-Rome hot AC station Mix 102.5 (WUMX), which used to also flip on November 1, will be holding off even longer -- until Thanksgiving.

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Art contest to celebrate Ronnie Dark's 200th "Wax Museum" show

SYRACUSE -- Later this month, Ronnie Dark will be hosting the 200th edition of his weekly "Wax Museum" program on Love Radio 103.9 (WVOA).  To help mark the milestone, there's a contest for fans who produce original artwork to help promote the show.

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Mediaguide Now Monitoring Syracuse

SYRACUSE -- Even though automation systems in place at virtually every radio station in the region allow for easy and accurate documentation of every single song and advertisement that hits the air, many stations are now being watched by at least one "external" observer around the clock. Mediaguide is now monitoring several stations in the […]

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Hugo Acosta Seeks Home for New Shows

SYRACUSE – The man behind the “CNY Latino” newspaper is looking to expand the offerings of Spanish-language radio programming in the area. But Hugo Acosta says he’s having a tough time finding stations to carry the new programs he’d like to produce.

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POTW: "Happy Jack" Macnamee Back on the Air (2009)

SYRACUSE -- It's been decades since "Happy Jack" Macnamee sat behind the microphone at WNDR, but his familiar voice returned to the airwaves for a short time this past weekend.

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Ronnie Dark's Wax Museum Opens on WVOA

SYRACUSE -- Longtime market personality Ronnie Dark checks in with to report his concept for a new show, The Wax Museum, has finally become a reality.  The show airs Sunday nights from 7-9pm on Love Radio 103.9 (WVOA).  The programming is also simulcast on translators 95.3 in Syracuse and 98.1 in LaFayette.

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Clear Channel Restores Urban Format on 106.9

SYRACUSE -- As quickly and suddenly as it appeared on Friday, Clear Channel's "Young Country" format on WPHR has disappeared.  This morning, the station flipped back to its previous urban/R&B format, Power 106.9.

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Clear Channel Counters: Flips Power to "Young Country"

SYRACUSE -- Less than two hours after Foxfur Communications launched a new country format on "Wolf 105.1" (WVOA), Clear Channel, the owner of heritage country station B104.7 (WBBS) has fired back its own salvo -- flipping urban-formatted Power 106.9 over to "Young Country 106.9."

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Foxfur Launches "Wolf 105.1" Country Format

SYRACUSE -- The stunting that started late last night on 105.1FM is over.  Say hello to new country station "Wolf 105-1."  The station's launch at 4pm Friday ends the unofficial "market exclusive" enjoyed over the last few years by Clear Channel's B104.7 (WBBS).

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WVOA Stunting for Friday Format Flip

Updated 8/28 at 12:40pm - SYRACUSE -- Still no permanent new format on WVOA 105.1 FM out of DeRuyter, but the station is now on its second stunt as we await what an insider tells us will be "THE switch" to a new permanent format, expected sometime today. Inside: Vote on your prediction for the […]

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