Democrat and Chronicle – March 5, 2012 – There was no telling how large the following for WGMC 90.1 FM would become when it started as a 10-watt school radio station in 1973. There’s also no telling what the future holds for WGMC. It’s that dynamic that makes pledge drives at one of America’s few remaining…

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Jessica Spies – Staff Writer – Greece Post Greece, N.Y. – The small radio station WGMC-FM has found supporters in its hometown, Greece. And in Athens, Greece. While that station – now Jazz 90.1 – only reaches about 50 miles from it headquarters, Greece Olympia High School, 1139 Maiden Lane, it can be heard all…

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After 50 years, Jack Mindy retires from the talking side July 1, 2009 – Meaghan M. McDermott • Staff writer •  Democrat & Chronicle – After a five-decade career, radio man Jack Mindy is hanging up his headphones. Mindy, 66, has spent the past eight years manning the mike at Greece’s Jazz 90.1, also known…

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Alysa Stryker, Staff Writer – Greece, New York – November 24, 2010 – It’s no secret that independent radio stations around the country are fighting for their lives, fending off the push for syndicated programming and a continuous stream of top 40 hits. With time, stations have lost originality, created a culture of less personal connection with…

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Greece still home to one of fewer than 10 such stations nationwide Alan Morrell – Staff Writer Derrick Lucas got into jazz at a young age. He was just 4 years old when he asked his parents for his first record – Spectrum, by jazz drummer Billy Cobham. Cobham’s sound, he said, changed his young…

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