Businesses http://waer.org en Local Businesses Voice Discontent at Tax Hearings http://waer.org/post/local-businesses-voice-discontent-tax-hearings <p>In a hearing Thursday to discuss ways to reduce and reform the state’s taxes, a theme emerged:&nbsp; Syracuse-area business owners say the state’s high tax burden and shrinking population make it tempting to do business elsewhere.&nbsp;</p><p>The Pioneer Companies development firm has been based here for four generations, but Chairman Michael Falcone testified he’s had to branch out to ten other states.&nbsp; He says that gives him a solid basis of comparison:</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 23:26:29 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 7522 at http://waer.org Local Businesses Voice Discontent at Tax Hearings Gannon's Isle opens new Downtown ice cream store. http://waer.org/post/gannons-isle-opens-new-downtown-ice-cream-store <P>There’s some more flavor being added to the redevelopment of Downtown Syracuse.&nbsp; This time it’s a store that one business hopes will get “lots of licks”.&nbsp;</P> <P>Gannon's Isle&nbsp;Ice Cream stores... Mon, 13 May 2013 17:40:10 +0000 John Smith 1978 at http://waer.org Gannon's Isle opens new Downtown ice cream store.