As this year and this list come to a close – the former a period of recovery from cancer and its treatment, and the latter an exercise in personal reflection – things boil down to a final few hours and five final songs. Again, for those new to this, what you’ll find below are the final handful […]


In the spring of 1963, WNYS was a six-month old ABC affiliate in Syracuse, New York with a big problem.  Thanks in part to a powerful state-of-the-art tower on a hill overlooking Pompey, just south of town, the station had signal to spare.  In fact, its all-new transmission not only blanketed much of the thick […]