DeWitt http://wrvo.org en The Film House moves forward with plans for first and second movies http://wrvo.org/post/film-house-moves-forward-plans-first-and-second-movies <p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:53:03 +0000 Ellen Abbott 59218 at http://wrvo.org The Film House moves forward with plans for first and second movies Motorcyclists urged to take state safety course http://wrvo.org/post/motorcyclists-urged-take-state-safety-course <p></p><p>Thousands of motorcyclists are preparing to hit the road as summer nears, and New York state is urging caution. &nbsp;</p><p>To encourage caution and safety, the state is urging motorcyclists to take its Motorcycle Safety Program. During the course, motorcyclists weave in and out of traffic cones behind Shoppingtown Mall in DeWitt, the site of one of the state’s programs.</p><p>Program manager Ben Zadrozny said the idea is to get inside the head of riders and teach life saving techniques.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 10:48:06 +0000 Ellen Abbott 55695 at http://wrvo.org Motorcyclists urged to take state safety course East Syracuse votes to merge police force with DeWitt http://wrvo.org/post/east-syracuse-votes-merge-police-force-dewitt <p></p><p>The chief of the East Syracuse police department is now faced with the task of phasing out his force by the end of the year. Residents of the village last night voted to dissolve the department and merge it with the DeWitt police force.</p><p>The village rejected the measure the first time it came up in October 2012, but taxes have gone up 22 percent since then. The town board resurrected the idea this year and <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/east-syracuse-voting-future-police-department" target="_blank">voters passed the measure Tuesday</a>.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:47:06 +0000 Ryan Delaney 54419 at http://wrvo.org East Syracuse votes to merge police force with DeWitt East Syracuse voting on future of police department http://wrvo.org/post/east-syracuse-voting-future-police-department <p></p><p>The village of East Syracuse is deciding this evening whether it can afford to continue staffing a fulltime police force.</p><p>In October 2012, residents of the village voted down the idea of dissolving its police force and merging it with that of neighboring DeWitt. But since that vote, taxes for residents have shot up 22 percent and the town board again approved the measure this spring.</p><p>For Janini&nbsp;Puliatti, having more eyes watching over the village is worth the expense.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:02:27 +0000 Ryan Delaney 54368 at http://wrvo.org DeWitt nano hub announces first feature film project http://wrvo.org/post/dewitt-nano-hub-announces-first-feature-film-project <p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:22:54 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52687 at http://wrvo.org DeWitt nano hub announces first feature film project Emerald Ash Borer discovered in Onondaga County http://wrvo.org/post/emerald-ash-borer-discovered-onondaga-county <p>Now that the Emerald Ash Borer, or EAB, has been discovered in Onondaga County a special task force will begin making decisions about the future of ash trees, which account for 13 percent of the trees in central New York.<p>The EAB can kill an ash tree in as little as two years. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:31:37 +0000 Ellen Abbott 42015 at http://wrvo.org Emerald Ash Borer discovered in Onondaga County Some answers from ShoppingTown Mall owner http://wrvo.org/post/some-answers-shoppingtown-mall-owner <p>ShoppingTown Mall in Dewitt remains in a kind of limbo, after its former owner defaulted on a loan last year. Local government officials say they have been unable to reach the company that has taken possession of the property, to find out what it's plans are.&nbsp; After getting U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on the case, there are now some answers. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:24:43 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25271 at http://wrvo.org