Valerie Crowder http://waer.org en Housing in CNY Might Not Meet Needs of Aging Baby Boomers http://waer.org/post/housing-cny-might-not-meet-needs-aging-baby-boomers <p><a href="http://www.focussyracuse.org/">Focus Greater Syracuse</a> is looking to the community for ideas on improving housing in order to keep aging baby boomers in the area.</p><p><em>“We need their money.&nbsp; We’ve been talking for a long time in Central New York about keeping our younger population, which is a huge challenge.&nbsp; We need to keep our older population, if for no other reason, selfishly, they are the wealthiest part of our population.&nbsp; We need their money,” says Realtor Don Radke</em></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:16:02 +0000 Chris Bolt & Valerie Crowder 17066 at http://waer.org Housing in CNY Might Not Meet Needs of Aging Baby Boomers Flu Virus Lingers...in a Milder Form http://waer.org/post/flu-virus-lingersin-milder-form <div>Just when Central New Yorkers thought winter was over, it appears the flu season is also sticking around. &nbsp;</div><div>It's almost a repeat of last year – where one virus predominates the season, peters out and another strain replaces it, say Onondaga County health officials. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:06:03 +0000 Valerie Crowder & Scott Willis 16927 at http://waer.org Flu Virus Lingers...in a Milder Form CNY Prospective College Students Learn About Post-Grad Opportunities at OCC http://waer.org/post/cny-prospective-college-students-learn-about-post-grad-opportunities-occ <div>Central New York prospective college students and their parents filled <a href="https://www.sunyocc.edu/">Onondaga&nbsp;Community College's </a>SRC Arena Tuesday for the <a href="http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/SpringNCF/Pages/Syracuse.aspx">Syracuse National College Fair</a>. &nbsp;More than 200 college representatives from across the country were on hand to help students jump start their paths to a higher education. &nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:34:29 +0000 Valerie Crowder & Chenelle Terry & Andaiya Hudson 15662 at http://waer.org CNY Prospective College Students Learn About Post-Grad Opportunities at OCC Black History Month Is a Time for Learning http://waer.org/post/black-history-month-time-learning <div>Around 300 students packed the cafeteria at Syracuse’s Ed Smith K-8 School on Friday to hear two African-American public leaders share their paths to success. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:50:04 +0000 Valerie Crowder 14092 at http://waer.org Black History Month Is a Time for Learning Everyone Has a Story to Share at Syracuse’s Downtown Writer’s Center http://waer.org/post/everyone-has-story-share-syracuse-s-downtown-writer-s-center <p>Summer school isn’t just for K-12 and university students.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 03 Aug 2013 04:29:56 +0000 Valerie Crowder 5930 at http://waer.org Everyone Has a Story to Share at Syracuse’s Downtown Writer’s Center