JVC President/CEO John Caracciolo said in announcing the move in the station newsletter, "Long Islanders are starving for local news and information" and that the station will be a "sounding board for issues that influence your community and your life."
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"WRCN has a long history and heritage on
Long Island; many of us have grown up with the station
and it has become an intricate part of our lives. But as our lives change, so
does our soundtrack. What we listened to growing up is not necessarily what we
listen to now, and what was important to us as teenagers maybe doesn't seem so
important anymore. That's why we made the decision to change WRCN and develop
and program a radio station that fits the needs of Long
JVC was founded in 2008. In June, it added five
Florida radio stations to the four it owns on Long Island. The LI FM stations are WPTY Party 105.3, WBON
La Fiesta 98.5, WRCN 103.9 and WJVC My Country 96.1. Much of the broadcasting
for the FM outlets in Florida is done on Long Island.