Westcott Street http://waer.org en Some Toys Under the Christmas Tree Could Unwrap an E R Visit, says NYPIRG Study http://waer.org/post/some-toys-under-christmas-tree-could-unwrap-e-r-visit-says-nypirg-study <p>Every year, Central New York kids request popular toys during the holiday season for various reasons… maybe it’s the bright colors or the sounds they make.&nbsp; However, the <a href="http://nypirg.org/">New York Public Interest Research Group</a> is cautioning parents to beware of parts that pose choking hazards, injuries or even lead poisoning.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:14:30 +0000 Chris Bolt & John Smith 11762 at http://waer.org Some Toys Under the Christmas Tree Could Unwrap an E R Visit, says NYPIRG Study Frustrated Businesses Coming Around on 'Save The Rain' Projects in Westcott http://waer.org/post/frustrated-businesses-coming-around-save-rain-projects-westcott <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The raindrops were falling this morning… and the newest “Save The Rain” Project was seeping it all up in the Westcott Neighborhood.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:52:08 +0000 Chris Bolt & John Smith 11021 at http://waer.org Frustrated Businesses Coming Around on 'Save The Rain' Projects in Westcott Community Beautification Project Enjoys 11th year Growing Far out of Westcott Area http://waer.org/post/community-beautification-project-enjoys-11th-year-growing-far-out-westcott-area <p></p><p></p><p>Community volunteers gathered at the Westcott Community Center&nbsp;this weekend to continue a special project that's grown to other neighborhoods.&nbsp;</p><p>The Westcott Bulb Project provides thousands of the bulbs every year as part of a beautification effort that also builds community between neighbors. This year, the group gave away “thirty-six hundred” bulbs.</p><p>Project Founder Peter Wirth says that since its start in 2003, the project has become much more than a way to brighten up gardens at the end of the winter.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:08:53 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 8958 at http://waer.org Community Beautification Project Enjoys 11th year Growing Far out of Westcott Area Westcott Merchants Say Construction is Keeping Patrons Away http://waer.org/post/westcott-merchants-say-construction-keeping-patrons-away <p>Several Westcott Street business owners say construction on&nbsp;the latest Save the Rain project in their neighborhood has brought business to a&nbsp;halt.&nbsp;&nbsp;Work began three weeks ago on the million dollar project, which will narrow the road, add curbs and landscaping, plus replace sidewalks…all while keeping stormwater from overwhelming the sewer system.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 03:40:21 +0000 Scott Willis 5499 at http://waer.org Westcott Merchants Say Construction is Keeping Patrons Away