2013 Elections
6:09 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Common Council Candidate Weighs in on Crime Prevention

2013 Elections include Common Council Races, as well as Syracuse Mayor.
Credit syracuse.ny.us

Syracuse may be on track for its highest homicide year on record, an issue bringing a local common council candidate out to discuss his crime fighting strategies.


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Career Fair
4:40 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Hospitality Fair Underway at Destiny U.S.A.

Local job seekers and employers network in the Canyon Area of Destiny U.S.A.
Credit Christian Bersani-WAER News

Students, Graduates, and job seekers were all given the chance to network with dozens of employers at Destiny U-S-A today as part of Bryant and Stratton’s Hospitality Fair.

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Immigration Reform
1:29 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

CNY Workers Group Take Part in Immigration Protest at Fed Detention Center

Workers Center of Central New York joins Batavia vigil for immigration reform.
Credit workerscentercny.org

Members of the Workers Center of Central New York are in Batavia Tuesday evening to protest what they see as militaristic, violent and unfair immigration policies. 

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Dan Boyce provides radio and online reports daily from the State Capitol. A native Montanan, Dan was raised in Lewistown and graduated from the University of Montana with a broadcast journalism degree in December, 2008. He took the position of MTPR Capitol Bureau Chief after more than two years working as a reporter with KBZK-TV in Bozeman. Dan has won local, regional, and national awards for both his radio and television reporting. His work has appeared nationally on the NPR programs All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition as well as on CNN and The CBS Evening News. Dan has also taken part in journalism fellowships in both Germany and Pakistan.

Medical Technology
1:45 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Computerized Dummy Brings Auburn Medical Classroom to Life

Auburn Community Hospital clinical staff roll Pat onto his side after the simulator starts gagging during a training session on Monday, July 30, 2013.
Credit Valerie Crowder, WAER News

Patrick Richards, “Pat,” couldn’t stop coughing, just as two nurses at Auburn Community Hospital rushed into his room.  An abnormal heartbeat sent the 50-year-old man to ACH’s emergency department Monday afternoon, where he later had a stroke and a heart attack.  He almost died, but two nurses and a respiratory therapist revived him through CPR and electric therapy.

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Career Fair
6:38 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Bryant & Stratton College to Host Hospitality Fair

Credit Bryant & Stratton

A Hospitality Fair organized by Bryant & Stratton College will be held for students across Central New York this week at Destiny USA.

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Mose Buchele is the Austin-based broadcast reporter for KUT's NPR partnership StateImpact Texas . He has been on staff at KUT 90.5  since 2009, covering local and state issues.  Mose has also worked as a blogger on politics and an education reporter at his hometown paper in Western Massachusetts. He holds masters degrees in Latin American Studies and Journalism from UT Austin.

Pat Hogan Vows to be Tough on Crime
3:24 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Syracuse Mayoral Candidate Unveils Ten Point Public Safety Plan


Syracuse Mayoral Candidate Pat Hogan says the city is less safe than it was four years ago.  He unveiled his ten point plan for public safety on Monday vowing to make city neighborhoods safer.

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Toxic Site Clean-up
3:01 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Federal Brownfields Act Announced in Syracuse at Community Health Center Project

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in Syracuse joins elected leaders and Community Health Center officials to announce her BUILD Act for brownfield clean-up.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

Some of New York’s congressional representatives are using a Syracuse project as an example of why the U-S needs better toxic clean-up laws.  A new federal proposal announced Monday could help the city’s economy.

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Syracuse Arts and Crafts Fest
9:58 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Tens of Thousands Enjoy Craft Show Despite Some Stormy Weather

Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival
Hannah Warren, WAER News

Arts and Crafts Show vendors had to batten down their hatches a few times over the weekend, but that didn't keep patrons away entirely.  WAER's Hannah Warren caught some of the shoppers in the act, supporting local and visiting artists who had to make the grade for the juried show. 

The big weekend for downtown included the Jazz and Wine Festival, along with the Ecofest and Stage of Nations, giving visitors many options for entertainment in Columbus Circle, Hanover Square and Clinton Square. 

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