Ida Benderson Center http://wrvo.org en Mayoral candidate Pat Hogan talks about equal rights http://wrvo.org/post/mayoral-candidate-pat-hogan-talks-about-equal-rights <p></p><p>Syracuse Common Councilor Pat Hogan has unveiled an equal rights plan as part of his campaign for mayor and criticized the city’s handling of police use of force on a bus patron in the spring.</p><p>Hogan is challenging fellow Democrat Mayor Stephanie Miner in a primary next month.</p><p>The councilor, from the Tipp Hill neighborhood, says he’s deeply troubled by the case of Brad Hulett. Hulett, who has a disability, was hit by a taser by city police officers in May while on a public bus after he refused to sit down.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:34:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 42518 at http://wrvo.org Mayoral candidate Pat Hogan talks about equal rights Syracuse seniors adjust to a year without Ida Benderson Center http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-seniors-adjust-year-without-ida-benderson-center <p>The Syracuse Salvation Army is taking senior citizens to the New York State Fair this week.&nbsp; It’s the kind of thing the Salvation Army has been trying to do since the city closed its own senior center. But the merging of seniors from the two centers has been an adjustment for some. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:34:55 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 25097 at http://wrvo.org Seniors are hopeful for a new downtown center http://wrvo.org/post/seniors-are-hopeful-new-downtown-center <p>Some seniors are optimistic that a new senior center will rise in downtown Syracuse to replace the Ida Benderson Center that closed last fall due to budget cuts.</p><p>They&#39;re taking time to thank those who have helped them so far. Specifically, by serenading Syracuse common councilors.</p><p> Tue, 22 May 2012 13:50:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 19667 at http://wrvo.org Seniors are hopeful for a new downtown center