John Smith http://waer.org en Veterans' Day at NYS Fair Honors Past, Welcomes New Military Forces http://waer.org/post/veterans-day-nys-fair-honors-past-welcomes-new-military-forces <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>It was as if Veterans' Day came early today during a ceremony in Syracuse to honor Veterans and those currently serving in the US Armed Forces.&nbsp; The State Fair is honoring veterans with a day reserved just for them.&nbsp; Among all of the flags waving in the breeze special attention was paid to our nation’s flag and the 200<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner.</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:21:56 +0000 Chris Bolt & John Smith 23187 at http://waer.org Veterans' Day at NYS Fair Honors Past, Welcomes New Military Forces Congress Candidate John Katko Explains How His Gun Ended Up at Fatal Robbery in 2000 http://waer.org/post/congress-candidate-john-katko-explains-how-his-gun-ended-fatal-robbery-2000 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Congressional Candidate <a href="http://www.johnkatkoforcongress.com/">John Katko</a> says he was cleared of any wrongdoing after a gun he owned was stolen and used in a fatal armed robbery.&nbsp; Syracuse.com reported today that the former prosecutor has been hiding the theft.&nbsp; Back in 2000 it resulted in the gun being used in a crime in which two people were killed. &nbsp;Katko defends himself against any responsibility for that crime.</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:32:14 +0000 Chris Bolt & John Smith 23174 at http://waer.org Congress Candidate John Katko Explains How His Gun Ended Up at Fatal Robbery in 2000 Women's Day at NY State Fair includes Motivation, Support, Advice http://waer.org/post/womens-day-ny-state-fair-includes-motivation-support-advice <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>On the 80th Anniversary of Women’s Day at the New York State Fair… Leading ladies have returned to Central New York to inspire and empower women. Syracuse native Yvonne Conte began as a stand-up comic but has been motivating and encouraging women through motivational speaking for almost 20 years.&nbsp; She was the keynote speaker for today’s annual luncheon.</p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:38:51 +0000 Chris Bolt & John Smith 23145 at http://waer.org Women's Day at NY State Fair includes Motivation, Support, Advice Search for Juvenile from Hillbrook Detention Center Ends in His Capture http://waer.org/post/search-juvenile-hillbrook-detention-center-ends-his-capture <p>An escapee from the Hillbrook&nbsp;Juvenile Detention Center was returned to police custody on Monday afternoon.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Detectives said 15-year-old Dennis Rice climbed over a fence from inside the Detention Center's recreation area around 5 PM Sunday. The search resumed early Monday morning with several units, including some from the New York/New Jersey Fugitive Task Force.</span></p><p>Rice had been placed at Hillbrook on a pending felony charge. Onondaga County Sheriff&nbsp;PIO John Seeber&nbsp;explained that a fugitive search means the Sheriff's Office had little choice but to release a photo and description of Rice, to make finding him possible:</p><p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:53:14 +0000 John Smith & Hannah Warren 23029 at http://waer.org Search for Juvenile from Hillbrook Detention Center Ends in His Capture A Place to Create in 'SALT Makerspace' on Syracuse's West Side http://waer.org/post/place-create-salt-makerspace-syracuses-west-side <p>Tucked away in the <a href="http://www.delavancenter.com/">Delavan Art Center</a> are a couple of workshop areas for those who want to create something out of handcrafted wood, metal designs or 3D design and modeling.&nbsp; Aspiring woodcrafters or high-tech sculptors can learn it all from instructors - all in one place developed by a Syracuse University Alum.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:08:49 +0000 John Smith & Hannah Warren 22165 at http://waer.org A Place to Create in 'SALT Makerspace' on Syracuse's West Side