John Smith http://waer.org en Republican Sharon Enters Race for the 128th State Assembly District http://waer.org/post/republican-sharon-enters-race-128th-state-assembly-district <div>Republican <a href="http://www.johnsharon4assembly.com">John Sharon</a> is shopping for voters and support in the 128th State Assembly District. He announced his intentions to run at his community based campaign headquarters located in the Valley Shopping Plaza in Syracuse. The private practice Lawyer also formerly worked 35 years for the Onondaga County Law Department where he rose to Senior Deputy County Attorney and handled litigation. Sharon says he’d like to be part of the solution to problems in the State.</div><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:03:51 +0000 John Smith 21529 at http://waer.org Republican Sharon Enters Race for the 128th State Assembly District Armory Square Businesses Affected by Road Construction in Different Ways http://waer.org/post/armory-square-businesses-affected-road-construction-different-ways <div>Road Construction near Armory Square is affecting some businesses in different ways but, they remain optimistic of the future results for the Downtown Syracuse economy. Merchants and restaurants remain open and it doesn’t appear difficult to locate parking on the street or in a garage. Work on the expansion of the Connective Corridor has West Fayette Street down to a single, one-way lane near the Square but, the manager of the Marriot says it’s not interfering with customers booking rooms.</div><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:56:12 +0000 John Smith 21492 at http://waer.org Armory Square Businesses Affected by Road Construction in Different Ways 74 Million Dollar Upstate Cancer Center is a Reality; Center to Open August 25th http://waer.org/post/74-million-dollar-upstate-cancer-center-reality-center-open-august-25th <p>A dream that’s been in the making for a very long time came true for Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse today.&nbsp; The hospital held the official ribbon cutting of the 74 Million Dollar <a href="http://www.upstate.edu/cancer/">Upstate Cancer Center</a> to provide expanded care and treatment in a welcoming, state of the art building.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:04:49 +0000 John Smith 21301 at http://waer.org 74 Million Dollar Upstate Cancer Center is a Reality; Center to Open August 25th CNY Ronald McDonald House is Celebrating Christmas in July to Drum Up Donations http://waer.org/post/cny-ronald-mcdonald-house-celebrating-christmas-july-drum-donations <div><a href="http://www.cnyronaldmcdonaldhouse.org/">The Ronald McDonald House </a>of Central New York is hoping the spirit of Christmas giving will help them drum up donations for their annual Christmas in July Campaign. The home opened the doors of its new location in December of 2012 in Syracuse.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:15:08 +0000 John Smith 20958 at http://waer.org CNY Ronald McDonald House is Celebrating Christmas in July to Drum Up Donations GOP Congressional Candidate John Katko Targets Gas Taxes, Infrastructure Plan http://waer.org/post/gop-congressional-candidate-john-katko-targets-gas-taxes-infrastructure-plan <p>Most Central New Yorkers are probably keeping an eye on the price at the gas pumps as we head into the holiday weekend.&nbsp; The Republican Candidate for the 24th Congressional District is partially blaming his opponent for not allowing prices to go d<span style="line-height: 1.5;">own.&nbsp; John </span>Katko<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> claims that Democratic </span>Congressmember<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dan </span>Maffei<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> voted against a bill last week that would have lowered the Federal gas tax. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He stood near a gas station on </span>7th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> North Street in Liverpool.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:44:28 +0000 Scott Willis & John Smith 20506 at http://waer.org GOP Congressional Candidate John Katko Targets Gas Taxes, Infrastructure Plan