63° Good Evening
63° Good Evening
Long Island

Radio hosts suspended for one week

Steve Harper and Leanna Karlson of Farmingdale's WKJY/98.3 will return to their morning show on Monday after a one-week suspension, the station's general manager, David Widmer, told Newsday's Frank Lovece. Management met with community organizations and others before deciding on the suspension's length. The radio personalities perpetuated a hoax last week involving a made-up homophobic parent. They and the station both apologized. Widmer also said Tuesday that the station learned of the hoax internally and went public immediately upon confirming it.


We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

Latest Long Island News