News http://waer.org en Everybody, Start Your Car-Loving Engines at the Syracuse Nationals http://waer.org/post/everybody-start-your-car-loving-engines-syracuse-nationals <div>When the officer off the exit points you to pull to the right up to the Orange lot to park on the way to fairgrounds, you know something big's going on.</div><div> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:52:59 +0000 Mark Bialczak 21513 at http://waer.org Everybody, Start Your Car-Loving Engines at the Syracuse Nationals 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 SUNY Students Back Bill to Help Out-of-State Vets go to SUNY Colleges http://waer.org/post/suny-students-back-bill-help-out-state-vets-go-suny-colleges <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A bill sits on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk that could make it easier for veterans to afford to go to college here in New York.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.sunysa.org/">The Student Assembly of the State University of New York</a> is lobbying for the measure.&nbsp; Communications Director Juliann Schindler explains it would open SUNY campuses to out-of-state vets.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:05:53 +0000 Chris Bolt 21448 at http://waer.org SUNY Students Back Bill to Help Out-of-State Vets go to SUNY Colleges Greek Peak's New Owners Hold Music Festival to Increase Summertime Business http://waer.org/post/greek-peaks-new-owners-hold-music-festival-increase-summertime-business <p>The owners of <a href="http://greekpeak.net/">Greek Peak Ski Resort</a> hope to make their Peakfest Music Festival an annual event. &nbsp;The also hope it will spur more visitors to the resort for things other than skiing. &nbsp;</p><p>The first Peakfest features a lineup of classic rock bands to draw attention, including Dave Mason, Pure Prairie League and Firefall. &nbsp;New York based <a href="http://www.professorlouie.com/">Professor Louie and the Chromatix</a> followed <a href="http://toddhobin.com/">Todd Hobin</a> to round out the musical lineup. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:10:02 +0000 Chris Bolt 21401 at http://waer.org Greek Peak's New Owners Hold Music Festival to Increase Summertime Business Lorenzo Driving Competition Brings Touch of History to Cazenovia http://waer.org/post/lorenzo-driving-competition-brings-touch-history-cazenovia <p>About 100 horses and their owners turned out this weekend for the Lorenzo Driving Competition. &nbsp;The annual Cazenovia event features horses and carriages that are judged. &nbsp;The event also shows off the grounds of the <a href="http://www.lorenzony.org/">Lorenzo State Historic Site</a>. &nbsp;The Lorenzo House was reopened after renovations. &nbsp;It was the 38th year of the competition.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:11:47 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 21398 at http://waer.org Lorenzo Driving Competition Brings Touch of History to Cazenovia