Local News http://waer.org en Wanted: 40 Homes and Businesses to Solarize Syracuse http://waer.org/post/wanted-40-homes-and-businesses-solarize-syracuse <div>Syracuse and some nearby town residents of Dewitt, Manlius and Onondaga have the opportunity to grab some buying power for solar panel installations at their homes or businesses. &nbsp;The new initiative '<a href="http://solarizesyracuse.org">Solarize</a><a href="http://solarizesyracuse.org"> Syracuse</a>'&nbsp;is looking for 40 participants to get the panels installed now through September 30th. Jessica Azulay says a local company will handle the installations.</div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:48:10 +0000 John Smith 21750 at http://waer.org Wanted: 40 Homes and Businesses to Solarize Syracuse Marchers Honor Disabled Law Anniversary http://waer.org/post/marchers-honor-disabled-law-anniversary <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Chanting, “Disabled and proud, say it loud,” &nbsp;d<span style="line-height: 1.5;">isabled Central New Yorkers and their supporters were proud today to remember the </span>24<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary of the <a href="http://www.ada.gov/">Americans with Disabilities Act.</a>&nbsp; A group of 100 or more marched the streets of downtown Syracuse just before noontime…much of their focus to change perceptions.&nbsp; Linda </span>Feltus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is an employment consultant with <a href="http: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:55:20 +0000 Chris Bolt 21617 at http://waer.org Marchers Honor Disabled Law Anniversary 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 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 Hotel Syracuse Takes Big Step Toward Renovation, Reopening http://waer.org/post/hotel-syracuse-takes-big-step-toward-renovation-reopening <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Hotel Syracuse is now in the hands of a developer who plans to reopen it. &nbsp;No&nbsp;one has rented a room there in more than a decade…but city leaders are optimistic that will change, after the Syracuse Industrial Development Agency took possession, then transferred it over.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:18:54 +0000 Chris Bolt 20574 at http://waer.org Hotel Syracuse Takes Big Step Toward Renovation, Reopening