President Obama http://waer.org en Jazz Journeys - Episode 8 http://waer.org/post/jazz-journeys-episode-8 <p>On this week's episode, we learn a little bit about one of&nbsp;the rising young&nbsp;stars in the music industry...Sherma Andrews as she prepares to perform in Syracuse this coming Sunday February 16th at the Sheraton Syracuse University.&nbsp; Sherma is the latest guest on my "Take Ten" segment where you'll learn a variety of interesting tidbits including who she would want to take a cross country drive with...hint hint...he's the leader of the free world.&nbsp; Enjoy!</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:12:58 +0000 Eric Cohen 14368 at http://waer.org Jazz Journeys - Episode 8 Syracuse Activists Urge Pres. Obama to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline http://waer.org/post/syracuse-activists-urge-pres-obama-reject-keystone-xl-pipeline <div>About two dozen activists held vigil today in front of the federal building in Syracuse urging President Obama to reject the expansion of the Keystone pipeline. &nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The action follows the release late last week of the State Department’s final environmental impact review, on which the president is expected to base his decision. &nbsp;Long-time activist Sandy Porter says the process harms the environment from the time huge earth movers dig out the tar sands, to where they process it. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:12:48 +0000 Scott Willis 13880 at http://waer.org Syracuse Activists Urge Pres. Obama to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline Auburn Disappointed after President Obama Skips Tubman Home http://waer.org/post/auburn-disappointed-after-president-obama-skips-tubman-home <P>President Obama continued his bus tour of Upstate New York today after spending the night in Auburn.&nbsp; He spent the morning working out at the&nbsp;YMCA and shooting a few hoops with a youth basketball group before hitting the road for SUNY Binghamton.&nbsp;</P> <P></P> <P>Droves of people gathered in front of the historic home of Harriet Tubman this morning, hoping to catch a glimpse of the President who stayed two miles away at the Holiday Inn. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 23:10:13 +0000 Scott Willis & Maria Catanzarite 6931 at http://waer.org Auburn Disappointed after President Obama Skips Tubman Home People had Plenty to Say To, and About, President Obama in Syracuse http://waer.org/post/people-had-plenty-say-and-about-president-obama-syracuse <p></p><p></p><p>Hundreds of students who attended President Obama’s speech in Syracuse cheered many of his points about making college more accessible.&nbsp; Fri, 23 Aug 2013 13:18:22 +0000 Chris Bolt & Chenelle Terry 6890 at http://waer.org People had Plenty to Say To, and About, President Obama in Syracuse President Lays Out Plan for Easier Access to College in Syracuse Speech http://waer.org/post/president-lays-out-plan-easier-access-college-syracuse-speech <p>President Barack Obama riled up a cheering, mostly supportive crowd with a message that he's ready to make it easier to go to college, in his first visit to Syracuse.&nbsp; Obama repeatedly made the case foe the importance of a college education.</p><p>"There aren't a lot of thing more important than making sure people get a good education.&nbsp; That is key to upward mobility; that is key to a growing economy; that is key to a strong middle class."</p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:39:20 +0000 Chris Bolt 6872 at http://waer.org President Lays Out Plan for Easier Access to College in Syracuse Speech