News http://waer.org en Calling Attention to Climate Change for Earth Day http://waer.org/post/calling-attention-climate-change-earth-day <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Central New Yorkers might see some new billboards and other messages next week urging people to think of the consequences of climate change and to do something about it. &nbsp; Local organization Greening USA is launching an advocacy campaign on Earth Day to raise awareness about the impact of climate change. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:23:12 +0000 Scott Willis & Ashley Siu 17083 at http://waer.org Calling Attention to Climate Change for Earth Day Jazz Journeys - Episode 12 http://waer.org/post/jazz-journeys-episode-12 <p>It's slogan is "The Finest In Jazz Since 1939."&nbsp; The historic Blue Note record label celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2014.&nbsp;Grant Green, Jimmy Smith, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon...the list goes on and on.&nbsp;A label with a rich history and so much tradition that has provided jazz lovers some of the most memorable recordings ever made.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:45:23 +0000 Eric Cohen 17035 at http://waer.org Jazz Journeys - Episode 12 Housing in CNY Might Not Meet Needs of Aging Baby Boomers http://waer.org/post/housing-cny-might-not-meet-needs-aging-baby-boomers <p><a href="http://www.focussyracuse.org/">Focus Greater Syracuse</a> is looking to the community for ideas on improving housing in order to keep aging baby boomers in the area.</p><p><em>“We need their money.&nbsp; We’ve been talking for a long time in Central New York about keeping our younger population, which is a huge challenge.&nbsp; We need to keep our older population, if for no other reason, selfishly, they are the wealthiest part of our population.&nbsp; We need their money,” says Realtor Don Radke</em></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:16:02 +0000 Chris Bolt & Valerie Crowder 17066 at http://waer.org Housing in CNY Might Not Meet Needs of Aging Baby Boomers Fowler High School to be Phased Out in Favor of New Technical High School http://waer.org/post/fowler-high-school-be-phased-out-favor-new-technical-high-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new academy will be phased in at the former Fowler High School in Syracuse starting this fall. &nbsp;Poor state performance is forcing the change, which was approved Wednesday by the SCSD&nbsp;Board of Education.</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:01:44 +0000 Hannah Warren & John Smith 17031 at http://waer.org Fowler High School to be Phased Out in Favor of New Technical High School An Opponent for Rep Richard Hanna Ready to Attack His Record http://waer.org/post/opponent-rep-richard-hanna-ready-attack-his-record <p>A <strong><em>state</em></strong> assembly member is ready to kick her campaign to jump to the <strong><em>federal</em></strong> government into high gear.&nbsp; Claudia Tenney is trying to wrestle the republican nomination away from incumbent congress member Richard Hanna in New York’s 22<sup>nd</sup> district.&nbsp; Tenney is calling Hanna a disappointment to conservatives…noting at least one publication calls him the third most liberal G-O-P house member.&nbsp; She believes asserting her conservative credentials will help her win a primary.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:58:05 +0000 Chris Bolt 17030 at http://waer.org An Opponent for Rep Richard Hanna Ready to Attack His Record