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Community FM is available on an HD radio: at WCNY 91.3 HD3 Syracuse, WUNY 89.5 HD3 Utica, and WJNY 90.9 HD3 Watertown. Live stream the station here at (just click the blue button below!). You can also listen live on apps like TuneIn, or ask Alexa to “Play WCNY,” then follow the instructions to “Play HD-3.” Listen on demand to programming by clicking on the tabs below. Check out relevant original local programming like Central Current Radio, Built to Serve, Our New Neighbors, Science Today, Syracuse (On)Stage, Innovate to Educate, CNY Heroes, Check It Out, and Checkup From the Neck-Up.

Community FM also broadcasts great, locally-produced podcasts of interest to listeners throughout our region, including the award-winning From Suarez’s Basement, a behind-the-scenes look at some of your favorite TV shows, movies, play, musicals, concerts, and more. Community FM also airs Shadow // Yaddo, the podcast produced by the renowned artists’ retreat in Saratoga Springs, CNY Latino Podcast, with topics of interest to the local Hispanic community, a brand-new local podcast for tweens, Funky Foodies, plus four more terrific local podcasts: the award-winning Zestful Aging, Talk CNY from CenterState CEO, North Words from North Country Public Radio, and THIS Is Ithaca.

  • Listen Live

    Thursday Morning Roundtable, Syracuse University Coalition of Museums and Art Centers, 3/23
    Thursday Morning Roundtable on March 23 welcomed guest speakers from the Syracuse University Coalition of Museums and Art Centers (CMAC). Panelists include SUArt Museum Interim Director Emily Dittman, Office of…read more →
    Central Current Radio – Public Transportation Coverage
    This month, Central Current is providing in-depth coverage of public transportation in Central New York. Reporter Chris Libonati and Editor-in-Chief Julie McMahon talk about that effort in this latest edition…read more →
    Check It Out with Reading Buddies’ Dusty!
    A local celebrity joins Check It Out in the studio: Dusty, from the Reading League's Reading Buddies, stopped by on a break from filming season more →
    Syracuse (On)Stage, Episode 5 – “Our Town”
    Artistic Director Bob Hupp and actor Jim True-Frost discuss Syracuse Stage’s upcoming production of Thornton Wilder’s classic Our Town. Hupp directs Our Town in celebration of the 125th anniversary of…read more →
    Checkup From the Neck-Up, Episode 3 – Dr. Xavier Amador
    Dealing with a loved-one's serious mental illness is one of the most difficult and stressful things a family can experience. In this episode, Dr. Rich O'Neill speaks with clinical psychologist…read more →
    CNY Heroes, Episode 5 – The PACT Act for Veterans
    The new PACT Act provides expanded health benefits to 3.5-million veterans who may have been exposed to environmental hazards. In this episode of CNY Heroes, Host Dan Cummings talks about…read more →
    Innovate to Educate, Episode 6 – Chittenango HS Robotic Team
    Chittenango High School has one of our region's most-successful robotics teams. In this episode of innovate to Educate, host Jody Manning talks with teacher/advisor David Chizzonite and four members of…read more →
    Science Today with Dr. Rich Kopecky – Episode 9
    Dinosaur fossils for sale...and why that endangers the future of natural history museums. Also this month, a new key (from ancient Rome) to the future of eco-friendly construction, and new…read more →
    Built to Serve – Center for Community Alternatives
    Since, 1981, the Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) has promoted reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services, and public policy development. CCA works with about 3,500 youth and adults annually,…read more →
    Our New Neighbors – Episode 6
    Maryna Bagovska considers it a true miracle that she and her family won the U.S. Green Card Lottery on the first try back in 2020, and were able to emigrate…read more →
    Zestful Aging – Dana Griffin, “Eldera is the Opposite of Eldercare”
    Eldera is a health tech company built as a global platform for wisdom sharing and intergenerational connection. They are on a mission to unlock the time and wisdom of 1-billion…read more →
    Dispatches from Planet Albany –  Budget theater begins final act
    This week the "Mothership" landed in Albany, a statewide media campaign ramped up its support of the governor's budget, and activists got loud at the Capitol. We break down all…read more →
    Funky Foodies, Episode 7
    "Izzy Dives into Seaweed" – Izzy takes responsibility of the first-grade aquarium over break. The tank turns green and Izzy gets upset, but the Funky Foodies help him understand the…read more →
    From Suarez’s Basement – Isaac Oliver
    The imagination of a TV writer isn't in the writing. In this episode, Professor Francisco Suarez co-hosts with two students, welcoming famous writer Isaac Oliver to the show. Isaac discusses…read more →
    CNY Latino Podcast, Episode 18
    In this episode of CNY Latino Podcast, Hugo Acosta has a conversation about a couple of local Latinas who were recognized in Rochester for their work with social issues in…read more →
    Talk CNY – Dr. Juhanna Rogers on Business Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Plans
    WCNY is very pleased to partner with CenterState CEO to bring you their new semi-monthly podcast, Talk CNY, presented by NBT Bank. This episode features Dr. Juhanna Rogers, CenterState CEO’s…read more →
    North Words: Authors, Arts, and the Adirondacks
    What is it that makes the North Country so special? From North Creek to South Colton, from Old Forge to New Bremen, host Mitch Teich brings you interviews, on-site recordings,…read more →
    Shadow // Yaddo – Divine Dissonance
    Inhabiting the space between two places, forms or cultures and exploring the tensions that dissonance creates: Celebrated author Gish Jen on post-Nixon China, finding humor in heartbreak, and her intuitive…read more →
    THIS Is Ithaca, Episodes 5 and 6
    Ithaca is more than great colleges and great gorges. Each episode of THIS Is Ithaca is an “audio portrait” of an individual. This time: Go behind the carousel of clean…read more →
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    Monday Jazz Network Sounds of Jazz with Leo Rayhill Capitol Pressroom Central Current Radio Checkup from the Neck-Up Our New Neighbors Dispatches from Planet Albany This Is Ithaca Talk CNY COVID-19 and the Overdose Crisis Jazz Network Science Today From Suarez's Basement CNY Latino Podcast Jazz Inspired Footlight Parade Jazz Network
    Tuesday Jazz Network Sounds of Jazz with Leo Rayhill Capitol Pressroom Built to Serve Innovate to Educate Thursday Morning Roundtable Zestful Aging Syracuse (On)Stage North Words Jazz Network Central Current Radio CNY Heroes Checkup from the Neck-Up Shadow // Yaddo Jazz at 100 Classic Sinatra with Leo Rayhill Jazz Network
    Wednesday Jazz Network Sounds of Jazz with Leo Rayhill Capitol Pressroom Our New Neighbors Talk CNY Ivory Tower CNY Heroes This Is Ithaca Science Today Equal Protection Jazz Network Built to Serve Syracuse (On)Stage Dispatches from Planet Albany Cycle of Health Jazz in the American Spirit Jazz Night in America Jazz Network
    Thursday Jazz Network Sounds of Jazz with Leo Rayhill Capitol Pressroom Central Current Radio Innovate to Educate Connect NY Zestful Aging Cycle of Health COVID-19 and the Overdose Crisis Jazz Network Our New Neighbors Checkup from the Neck-Up Shadow // Yaddo From Suarez's Basement Jazz at 100 Today Song Travels Jazz Network
    Friday Jazz Network Sounds of Jazz with Leo Rayhill Capitol Pressroom Built to Serve CNY Heroes Ivory Tower Dispatches from Planet Albany This Is Ithaca Behind the Woman Equal Protection Jazz Network Innovate to Educate On the Money Syracuse (On)Stage Science Today Inside Jazz European Jazz Stage Jazz Network
    Saturday Jazz Network Reading Buddies (10:15) / Check It Out (10:40) / Funky Foodies (10:45) Capitol Pressroom Central Current Radio Talk CNY Thursday Morning Roundtable Shadow//Yaddo From Suarez's Basement CNY Latino Podcast Checkup from the Neck-Up Dispatches from Planet Albany Jazz Network
    Sunday Jazz Network Sounds of Jazz with Leo Rayhill Connect NY Built to Serve Innovate to Educate Science Today CNY Heroes Our New Neighbors Syracuse (On)Stage North Words Behind the Woman Science Today Jazz Network