construction http://waer.org en Latest Trends in Home Building Displayed In Parade of Homes http://waer.org/post/latest-trends-home-building-displayed-parade-homes <p>Those who visit this year’s parade of homes in Clay might walk away inspired by the smallest or largest concepts, according to one of the event organizers:</p><p><em>“We’ve had a great crowd so far, and the nice thing is when people leave, they’re so happy, they really have gotten ideas, whether it be something as simple as new cabinets and door pulls, or they’ve found a dream house that they like the floor plan and they’re planning to build. So it’s the simple things all the way to the big things. People have been really happy with these twelve homes.”</em></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:11:47 +0000 Hannah Warren & Scott Willis 19558 at http://waer.org Latest Trends in Home Building Displayed In Parade of Homes City Launches Website to Inform Drivers of Road Work http://waer.org/post/city-launches-website-inform-drivers-road-work <div>Since the first big thaw swept through the Syracuse area, you've probably noticed the big orange signs for detours and construction.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Road construction season is well underway in an around Syracuse, and the city is trying to make navigating the streets a little more bearable. City Hall has launched </span><a href="http://www.syrgov.net/roadwork" style="line-height: 1.5;">a new website</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to inform residents and commuters about delays and detours caused by road work. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:23 +0000 Hannah Warren & Scott Willis & Alexandra Linde 16971 at http://waer.org City Launches Website to Inform Drivers of Road Work Syracuse Roofing Contractor Calls Outdated Scaffold Law "Golden Goose" for Trial Lawyers http://waer.org/post/syracuse-roofing-contractor-calls-outdated-scaffold-law-golden-goose-trial-lawyers <div>Central New York contractors and business advocacy groups are hoping the approaching new year finally brings reform to a nearly 130-year-old liability law. &nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></div><div><em style="line-height: 1.5;">"The scaffold law is such an indicator of what we refer to as the old New York."</em></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Brian Sampson is with the pro-taxpayer and economic growth group Unshackle Upstate…</span></p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:47:01 +0000 Scott Willis 12451 at http://waer.org Syracuse Roofing Contractor Calls Outdated Scaffold Law "Golden Goose" for Trial Lawyers Walls Raised in Newest Habitat for Humanity Build http://waer.org/post/walls-raised-newest-habitat-humanity-build <P>Construction began today on a brand new home for Scott Brennen, a disabled veteran of the United States Army who will live in the third Veteran's Home built by Syracuse Habitat for Humanity.&nbsp; The process of raising the walls began Thursday,&nbsp;with an ultimate goal of completing the home in time for&nbsp; Christmas.&nbsp;</P> <P>Brennen returned from service to a paycheck that was too small to support his family. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:33:10 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 6867 at http://waer.org Walls Raised in Newest Habitat for Humanity Build