Normally, wouldn’t care about format changes in Noo Yawk, Noo Yawk, but this one has a local connection. Scott Fybush at NorthEast Radio Watch reports that two years after a disastrous decision to convert its 101.1 MHz frequency to the variety hits “Jack FM” format, CBS Radio is restoring oldies to WCBS-FM, starting Thursday.

The afternoon man will be none other than former WCBS-FM afternoon jock Bob Shannon, better remembered in Pittsburgh by his real name, Don Bombard. In the late ’70s and early ’80s, Bombard hosted one of the city’s highest-rated radio shows, “The Sunday Night Oldies Party” on then-“13Q” WKTQ (1320).