Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Espn-FM Extends Contract with Jets

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Espn-FM Extends Contract with Jets

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The way the New York Jets have been playing lately, I am not sure if this is good news or not -- but ESPN New York and Gang Green have a-greed to a multi-year extension.

ESPN-FM (98.7) will continue to provide complete coverage of every Jets game including pre-game, play-by-play and post-game programming.

The station will also continue its Jets-focused features including the Jets Player Spotlight (Mondays at 3:30 p.m.), a weekly interview with Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Mondays at 5:15 p.m.) and "Inside the Jets" (Mondays at 7 p.m.).

Jets games, including pre- and post-game coverage, are also broadcast in Spanish on ESPN-AM (1050).

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WDHA-FM (105.5) is looking for coats and gently used clothing to benefit the American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey through Dec. 14.

Donation locations are: WDHA Studios, 55 Horsehill Road, Cedar Knolls (between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.); Calandra's Italian Village, 234 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell; Rockaway Borough Town Hall, 1 E. Main St., Rockaway (between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.); and Morris Minute Men Headquarters, 97 Mill Road, Morris Plains.

Information: wdhafm.com.

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Last week, the Federal Communications Commission announced that for the first time in more than a decade, community groups nationwide will soon be able to start small, local radio stations.

Non-profit organizations, schools, Indian tribes and public safety agencies can apply for low-power FM stations in October 2013.

The agency will allow these noncommercial stations in urban areas for the first time ever.

Information: fcc.gov.

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NBC officially announced this week that Howard Stern will be back for a second season as a judge on "America's Got Talent."

In a statement, Paul Telegdy, NBC Entertainment president of alternative and late night programming, said, "Howard Stern's towering presence and opinions on last season's show as a new judge made a dramatic impact and added a sharper edge to the fascinating developments on stage. …

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