Leah Landry http://wrvo.org en Live showing: Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman http://wrvo.org/post/live-showing-sherlock-holmes-and-spider-woman <p>Enjoy your favorite old time radio programs on the big screen, once again, with Tuned to Yesterday. We present Tuned to Yesterday: At the Movies with Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037303/">the 1944 mystery-thriller</a> starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Gale Sondergaard. Based on the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle, this adventure follows Holmes' investigation of a series of so-called "pajama suicides." The cunning villain is as poisonous as a spider.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:20:12 +0000 Leah Landry 51861 at http://wrvo.org Live showing: Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman Thank you for joining us for another successful movie event http://wrvo.org/post/thank-you-joining-us-another-successful-movie-event <p>On March 22, WRVO Public Media presented Tuned to Yesterday "At the Movies" for the second time with <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/live-showing-sherlock-holmes-and-spider-woman">the 1944 classic "Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman</a>." A presentation preceded the film showing, in which host Mark Lavonier took viewers through the history of Holmes on radio (and did a little sleuthing himself).</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:00:58 +0000 Leah Landry 53162 at http://wrvo.org Thank you for joining us for another successful movie event The Glimmerglass Festival: a live performance of "Carousel" http://wrvo.org/post/glimmerglass-festival-live-performance-carousel <p>Please join WRVO for our annual trip to <a href="http://glimmerglass.org/">the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y</a> for a performance of "<a href="http://glimmerglass.org/festival/2014-productions/carousel/">Carousel</a>." Enjoy a day of opera on Monday, August 4 which includes coach transportation, a backstage tour and a catered lunch.</p><p><strong><a href="https://wrvopledge.oswego.edu/alleg/WebModuleV862/Donate.aspx?P=GLIMMER14&amp;PAGETYPE=PLG&amp;CHECK=KQJmRJWBAM1yV9gGKx7Qh61gzMC6uhq5nDjkJobrCdg%3d">Purchase tickets here.</a></strong></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:03:48 +0000 Leah Landry 52996 at http://wrvo.org The Glimmerglass Festival: a live performance of "Carousel" Snow or not, it's our spring fundraiser http://wrvo.org/post/snow-or-not-its-our-spring-fundraiser <p>First, we want to thank everyone who donated during <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/keep-it-foneless-february">Foneless February</a> and during the first weeks of March. Thanks to these generous contributions, we were able to cut down our spring on-air fundraising to just over two and a half days. You'll only be hearing from us through this Saturday at noon.</p><p>If you've already donated, thank you so much, but if you haven't yet please take the time to make a difference today. Here are just a few reasons to donate:</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:54:32 +0000 Leah Landry 52542 at http://wrvo.org Snow or not, it's our spring fundraiser There's still time to contribute before our spring fundraiser http://wrvo.org/post/theres-still-time-contribute-our-spring-fundraiser <p>It may not be February any more, but we're still keeping it 'foneless'- for now. You still have time to donate before our spring fundraiser, which starts Thursday, March 13. Here are a few incentives that you shouldn't forget about:</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:56:10 +0000 Leah Landry 52126 at http://wrvo.org There's still time to contribute before our spring fundraiser New York City trip: plan your spring vacation with WRVO http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-city-trip-plan-your-spring-vacation-wrvo <p><strong>The sign up deadline for our New York City trip has passed. Thank you to everyone who signed up!</strong></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:24:16 +0000 Leah Landry 51279 at http://wrvo.org New York City trip: plan your spring vacation with WRVO Keep it 'Foneless' this February http://wrvo.org/post/keep-it-foneless-february <p>When you think of the month of February, do thoughts of the Super Bowl, Groundhog Day, the Winter Olympics or Valentine's Day come to mind? Here at WRVO, it's all about Foneless February.</p><p>It's been a hit so far, so we're keeping it 'foneless' this February. This month, WRVO Public Media is making a silent request for contributions. No interruptions and no ringing phones. We call it 'Foneless February.' Our spring fundraiser is just around the corner and you can help make it shorter by <a href="http://bit.ly/1eDgimE">donating now</a>.</p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 12:54:24 +0000 Leah Landry 50352 at http://wrvo.org Keep it 'Foneless' this February Tour the American Southwest with WRVO http://wrvo.org/post/tour-american-southwest-wrvo <p>Our Canyon Country tour is <strong>sold out</strong>! Thank you for supporting the station and traveling with us.</p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 15:59:14 +0000 Leah Landry 48339 at http://wrvo.org Tour the American Southwest with WRVO Enjoy holiday specials on air this season http://wrvo.org/post/enjoy-holiday-specials-air-season <p>This holiday season we're bringing you some specials from NPR and other producers. They're sure to make you think, laugh, tear up or even sing. Holiday programs air Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. A complete list, along with air times, is below:</p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:33:24 +0000 Leah Landry 48824 at http://wrvo.org Enjoy holiday specials on air this season Honors and awards for 2012 http://wrvo.org/post/honors-and-awards-2012 <p>Recently, the WRVO news team has been recognized for their achievements by press organizations in Syracuse and statewide. Saturday, May 4, awards were presented by the <a href="http://syracusepressclub.org">Syracuse Press Club</a> (SPC) for the best central New York journalism in 2012.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 15:31:25 +0000 Leah Landry 37393 at http://wrvo.org Honors and awards for 2012 Foneless February http://wrvo.org/post/foneless-february <p><strong>This month, WRVO Public Media is making a silent request for a contribution to keep the phones quiet. We call it 'Foneless February.'</strong></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:00:19 +0000 Leah Landry 32735 at http://wrvo.org Foneless February Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-24 <p><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/election-officials-preparing-big-day">Presidential election years tend to boost turnout but election officials are prepared</a></em></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/cuomo-allows-storm-victims-vote-any-polling-site">Cuomo: "Go to any polling place, sign an affidavit and you can vote in that polling place."</a></em></p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:58:54 +0000 Leah Landry 28679 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-21 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><em>Former Congressman Michael Arcuri has endorsed Representative Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district</em></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/rozum-runs-first-campaign-ad">Ursula Rozum, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th district, is running her first campaign ad</a></em></p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:16:35 +0000 Leah Landry 28447 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-20 <p><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><em>Former Congressman Michael Arcuri has endorsed Representative Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district</em></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/rozum-runs-first-campaign-ad">Ursula Rozum, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th district, is running her first campaign ad</a></em></p><p><em>Both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturing Association endorsed Ann Marie Buerkle yesterday</em></p><p><em>The Sierra Club endorses Dan Maffei</em></p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:13:11 +0000 Leah Landry 28443 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Richard Hanna on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/richard-hanna-campbell-conversations <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt">Congressman Richard Hanna has been widely cited as a vanishing breed in Congress<font size="2"> - </font>a moderate Republican.<font size="2"> </font>The freshman is running for re-election in New York’s 22<font size="1"><span style="font-size:7.3pt"><sup>nd</sup></span></font> district, against Democratic challenger Dan Lamb.</span></font></p><p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 14:02:33 +0000 Leah Landry 28380 at http://wrvo.org Richard Hanna on the Campbell Conversations Sandy blows out the lights on upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/sandy-blows-out-lights-upstate-new-york <p><em>Below is WRVO News'</em>&nbsp;<em>coverage of&nbsp;reaction and response to&nbsp;Superstorm Sandy's impact on our region.</em></p><p><strong>Updated, 6:02 p.m.:</strong></p><p>After much preparation, high wind warning, and school closures, Syracuse escaped the brunt of Hurricane Sandy Monday evening, WRVO's Durrie&nbsp;Lawrence reports this evening.</p><p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:05:45 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Leah Landry 28300 at http://wrvo.org Sandy blows out the lights on upstate New York Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-2 <p><strong>Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-fund-group-trying-revive-symphony-syracuse">Onondaga County is trying to revive the symphony in Syracuse</a></em></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/cuomo-says-health-review-hydrofracking-no-step-back">Cuomo says decision to conduct a health review of hydrofracking is not a "step back"</a></em></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/hanna-re-election-bid-full-swing">Richard Hanna's re-election bid is in full swing</a></em></p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:35:14 +0000 Leah Landry 27030 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Debate Coverage http://wrvo.org/post/debate-coverage <p>We invite listeners to join in on a live chat hosted by NPR's Frank James. Join the conversation here:<br>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe src="http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v5.aspx?Id=62161&amp;ThemeId=7271" style="border: 1px solid #000" frameborder="0" height="600" width="400"></iframe><br>&nbsp;</p><div><a href="http://www.npr.org/sections/elections/" style="font: normal 10px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-decoration: none; color: #999; text-transform: uppercase;">Election 2012 News From NPR</a></div> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:30:00 +0000 Leah Landry 26963 at http://wrvo.org Debate Coverage Headlines and Links http://wrvo.org/post/headlines-and-links-1 <p><strong>Here's a roundup of the news from WRVO:</strong></p><p><em><a href="http://www.wrvo.org/post/all-aboard-cuomo-takes-bus-tour-cny-regional-council-sites">Governor Andrew Cuomo takes a bus tour of development projects that his administration has helped to fund</a></em></p><p><em>NYCLU report says that state prison use of solitary confinement fails to prepare prisoners for release</em></p><p><em>The EPA proposes a plan to clean up Grasse River sediment polluted by an Alcoa aluminum plant</em></p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 15:47:37 +0000 Leah Landry 26960 at http://wrvo.org Headlines and Links Do you listen to WRVO using your local cable system? http://wrvo.org/post/do-you-listen-wrvo-using-your-local-cable-system <p>Do you listen to WRVO using your local cable system?&nbsp; Additional financial support is available to stations that are retransmitted by local cable providers.&nbsp; In order for WRVO to receive our share, we need to know if you have listened to WRVO through your cable system (via television only).&nbsp; We need the information sent to us by July 23, 2012.</p><p><strong>Mail your information to: </strong>WRVO, Oswego, NY 13126 or email to <a href="mailto:cable@wrvo.org">cable@wrvo.org</a></p><p>Let us know by sending an email indicating:</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:52:53 +0000 Leah Landry 22683 at http://wrvo.org Do you listen to WRVO using your local cable system? WRVO earns top honor at AP awards http://wrvo.org/post/wrvo-earns-top-honor-ap-awards <p>WRVO received the lion&#39;s share of first-place awards this past weekend at the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association&#39;s annual news awards competition.&nbsp; For the second year in a row, WRVO received the NYSAPBA&#39;s <em>Steve Flanders Award</em> presented to the radio station with the largest number of first-place awards in the annual competition.&nbsp; WRVO News Director Catherine Loper and Innovation Trail reporter Ryan Delaney represented WRVO at the awards presentation.</p><p><em>Below is the complete list of awards presented to WRVO:</em></p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 18:48:21 +0000 Leah Landry 20437 at http://wrvo.org WRVO earns top honor at AP awards Michel Martin Luncheon http://wrvo.org/post/michel-martin-luncheon <p>Michel Martin, host of <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/tell-me-more/"><strong>the NPR program Tell Me More</strong></a>, visited Syracuse April 11-12. Wed, 25 Apr 2012 17:08:30 +0000 Leah Landry 18200 at http://wrvo.org Michel Martin Luncheon Catherine J. Loper appointed Director of News and Public Affairs http://wrvo.org/post/catherine-j-loper-appointed-director-news-and-public-affairs <p>WRVO Public Media has appointed Catherine J. Loper Director of News and Public Affairs. The appointment follows a 20-year career as broadcast reporter, senior producer, newsroom manager, and, most recently, Director of News for the Washington Bureau of the Fox News Channel. From 2007 to 2010 she was Director of White House Coverage for the network. She has held similar positions at Canadian Television Network, ABC NewsOne and APTN.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:52:03 +0000 Leah Landry 16953 at http://wrvo.org Catherine J. Loper appointed Director of News and Public Affairs