Save the River http://wrvo.org en Musician Jay Nash discusses "Rock for the River" concert http://wrvo.org/post/musician-jay-nash-discusses-rock-river-concert <p><em>In 2004, a musician with roots in central and northern New York came up with an idea for a fundraiser to help preserve the St. Lawrence River. Every Fourth of July weekend since then, singer-songwriter Jay Nash has led a group of musicians in the "Rock for the River" concert in Clayton, which benefits the non-profit group "Save the River." The events have been so popular, this year they've added another concert on Labor Day weekend. WRVO's Catherine Loper recently spoke with Nash about how his passions for the river and music intersect.</em></p><p></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:57:05 +0000 Catherine Loper 43363 at http://wrvo.org Musician Jay Nash discusses "Rock for the River" concert Congressman Owens says Cuomo administration “noncommittal” on new water levels plan http://wrvo.org/post/congressman-owens-says-cuomo-administration-noncommittal-new-water-levels-plan <p>The new water levels proposal for the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario has garnered some criticism from a group of state lawmakers along the lake&#39;s southern shore. This week they asked the governor to oppose the plan.</p><p>Last week, Congressman Bill Owens came out in favor of the proposal and said he&#39;d ask for Governor Andrew Cuomo&#39;s support. Both Owens and environmental advocates say the opposition&#39;s arguments aren&#39;t based on the facts of the new plan.</p><p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:26:29 +0000 Joanna Richards 20968 at http://wrvo.org Congressman Owens says Cuomo administration “noncommittal” on new water levels plan