James Rhinehart http://wrvo.org en Onondaga County lawmakers support plan to build racino http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-lawmakers-support-plan-build-racino <p>It was a rare yes vote on a gambling issue in the Onondaga County Legislature Tuesday. &nbsp;The prospect of a convention center hotel makes the possibility of a racino more palatable to lawmakers.</p><p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 12:07:59 +0000 Ellen Abbott 10642 at http://wrvo.org Plan by Onondaga County lawmakers to sell Air One helicopter fails http://wrvo.org/post/plan-onondaga-county-lawmakers-sell-air-one-helicopter-fails <p>A plan to ground the Onondaga&nbsp;County Sheriff&#39;s Department&#39;s Air One helicopter was scrapped by county lawmakers Tuesday. &nbsp;Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted against a proposal to sell the airship as surplus.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 11:42:44 +0000 Ellen Abbott 10641 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County Sheriff hopes to keep helicopter in the air, despite loss of funding http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-sheriff-hopes-keep-helicopter-air-despite-loss-funding <p>Onondaga&nbsp;County Sheriff Kevin Walsh says he&rsquo;s determined to keep the county&rsquo;s med-evac helicopter, Air One flying, despite the loss of county funding for the chopper.</p><p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:20:01 +0000 Joyce Gramza 8641 at http://wrvo.org