An online tribute to the MIGHTY 590, WARM RADIO. A station that all in Northeastern Pennsylvania (WARMland) grew up with.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
590 MIGHTY MEMORY #331
WARM AND COMPETITOR DEBATE ON BROADCAST RIGHTS FOR OPENING OF STADIUM
This occurred days before the opening of Scranton's Memorial Stadium in 1950. WARM and WQAN (now WEJL) were battling to have exclusive rights to broadcast the opening and the West Scranton/Scranton Tech football game.
Here are three articles from that issue that ultimately ended up in favor of the WARM’ competitor WQAN. It turns out the 6 Democrats on the School Board outvoted the three members of the GOP to award the rights to the “Democratic” newspaper’s radio outlet.Here are the articles:
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