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C.W. Post/WCWP Homecoming 2009 recap October 6, 2009

Posted by Mike C. in Airchecks, Football, Internet, Jazz, Personal, Radio, Sports, Weather.
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Earlier recap: 2008
Later recaps: WCWP 50th Anniversary (2011), 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

I arrived on campus for this year’s Homecoming shortly after 2:30.  Unlike last year, the weather was cloudy (at least when I arrived), warm, and humid.

After putting all my equipment (and two bottles of soda) down at WCWP, I walked to Hickox Field to soak in the Homecoming atmosphere.
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This year, the C.W. Post Pioneers football team played the Shippensburg Red Raiders.
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The press box:
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The WCWP play-by-play announcers were in the lower right corner.

Here’s a closer look:
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The Pioneers won 40-24.

After I got back to WCWP, the rains came, and they were heavy.
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There were even a few rumbles of thunder, including a loud crash.

Across from Studio 1, I noticed the print version of Jim Merritt’s Newsday recap of this year’s Long Island Radio & TV Day.
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Here I am with fellow alumni Jonathan Focarino, Stephanie Koithan, Jay Mirabile, and Pete Bellotti:
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The same people, but with another alumna: M.J.:
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Bobby G and Bernie Bernard:
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Bernie was the board operator during Steve and Birdy’s radio show, which led in to mine.
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At 6:30, I headed to the Pioneer Room in Hillwood Commons to set up for my show from the WCWP Homecoming Dinner.

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Here is the audio aircheck from the show.

The same audio mixed with video from my camcorder:

And here are some vidcaps, starting with me counting down to go on:
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Bernie Bernard took this picture of me as “Down the Wire” by Spyro Gyra was playing:
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Back to vidcaps as I smirk at my camcorder after bobbing my head in time to “W.C. Handy Hop” by Gerald Albright:
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Closing the show…
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…and turning the mic off:
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Back in Studio 1 at WCWP, Jay Mirabile’s “Disco and Funk King Show” followed me:
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Jay and Bernie Bernard:
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Jay and WCWP Homecoming Coordinator Alan Seltzer:
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Jay and Eli W. Sen:
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Then, I joined in:
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We conclude this recap with some webcam shots from Studio 1:
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See you next year!

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I’m famous! Looks like you had a great time Mike.

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