Bethany Palmer http://wrvo.org en Proposed diplomas meant to prepare students for jobs http://wrvo.org/post/proposed-diplomas-meant-prepare-students-jobs <p>The New York State Board of Regents is considering a proposal to create two new education tracks that would better prepare high school students for jobs in the manufacturing and technical sectors. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) says adding these diplomas would help increase graduation rates in New York state as well as bolster the economy. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 21:36:34 +0000 Bethany Palmer 29125 at http://wrvo.org Proposed diplomas meant to prepare students for jobs Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-17 <p><strong>Here's a round up of the regional news from WRVO:</strong></p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:12:53 +0000 Bethany Palmer 28151 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-16 <p><strong>Here's a round up of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/cape-vincent-wind-power-meeting-message-bp-go-home"><em>Town officials and hundreds of community members from Jefferson county turned out for a meeting last night in Cape Vincent to give energy company BP a clear signal that a wind farm isn't welcome.</em></a></p><p><em><a href="http://wrvo.org/post/candidates-display-varied-positions-24th-congressional-district-debate">First televised debate with all three 24th district candidates offers three distinct choices for voters.</a></em></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 19:39:02 +0000 Bethany Palmer 28116 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-13 <p><strong>Here's a round up of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/expect-higher-heating-bill-winter">A return to normal winter weather means New Yorkers can expect to see a rise in their heating bills.</a></em></p><p><em>A Federal Appeals Court in Manhattan has rejected claims by the Onondaga Nation that it is entitled to land stretching from the Canadian border, through Syracuse, to the Pennsylvania border.</em></p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 15:00:19 +0000 Bethany Palmer 27909 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-12 <h2 class="node-title"><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></h2><p></p><h2 class="node-title"><em><a href="http://wrvo.org/post/some-gop-state-senators-use-cuomos-image-bolster-campaigns">Some GOP state senators use Cuomo's image to bolster campaigns</a></em></h2><p></p><h2 class="node-title"><em><a href="http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-airport-renovations-hit-half-way-point">Syracuse airport renovations hit half-way point</a></em></h2><p></p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 18:17:57 +0000 Bethany Palmer 27804 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-11 <h2 class="node-title" itemprop="name"><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></h2><p></p><h2 class="node-title" itemprop="name">&nbsp;</h2><h2 class="node-title" itemprop="name"><em><a href="http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-says-troopers-troubled-history-past">Gov. Cuomo says troopers' "troubled" history is in the past at New York State Police’s first graduation in three years </a></em></h2><p></p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:30:39 +0000 Bethany Palmer 27747 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-6 <p><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/company-aims-revolutionize-global-standards-eye-care">A western New York photonics manufacturing company has received a grant to develop a hand-held camera that captures images of the back of the eye</a></p><p>Dan Maffei’s new controversial campaign ad criticizes Representative Buerkle’s record on rape and abortion. Buerkle says Maffei has distorted her position on rape and his ad is personally offensive</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:52:56 +0000 Bethany Palmer 27349 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-5 <p><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/dalai-lama-brings-peace-message-thousands-concert-goers"><em>Dalai Lama wrapped up the two-day world peace event at Syracuse University Tuesday night by joining musical artists from around the world to promote a message of peace.</em></a></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/upstate-wine-industry-uses-personal-touch">A New York exchange program brings NYC wine connoisseurs to upstate wine country to help with the harvest.</a></em></p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:23:41 +0000 Bethany Palmer 27284 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-3 <p><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/senate-candidate-says-fracking-delay-unnecessary"><em>U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long says hydrofracking delay is unnecessary</em></a></p><p><em>Dueling polls: Democrat Congressman Bill Owens and Republican opponent Matt Doheny present two different voter polls with two different results</em></p><p><em>Gov. Andrew Cuomo directs flags be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, October 9 in honor of a soldier from Liverpool</em></p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:54:54 +0000 Bethany Palmer 27075 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links SUNY Oswego is ready to Rock the Vote http://wrvo.org/post/suny-oswego-ready-rock-vote <p>The youth vote famously played a large role in Barack Obama’s victory in 2008, but one of the big questions of this year’s election is how young voter turnout will compare with that of the previous election. This year, SUNY Oswego is playing its part in helping students register to vote. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 21:35:21 +0000 Bethany Palmer 25877 at http://wrvo.org SUNY Oswego is ready to Rock the Vote