Cortland County http://wrvo.org en Byrne Dairy's new yogurt plant opens in Cortland County http://wrvo.org/post/byrne-dairys-new-yogurt-plant-opens-cortland-county <p></p><p>Byrne Dairy has entered the booming yogurt business in upstate New York as its new yogurt production facility goes online this week in Cortland County.</p><p>The central New York dairy icon moves from a milk and ice cream company to one producing both tradition and Greek-style yogurt, as well as sour cream and cheese.</p><p>Yogurt, namely Greek yogurt, has been a boon for the dairy industry in upstate New York in recent years, led by Chobani and followed by others.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:12:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 57407 at http://wrvo.org Byrne Dairy's new yogurt plant opens in Cortland County Onondaga County residents speak out against 'Trash to Ash' plan http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-residents-speak-out-against-trash-ash-plan <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Opponents to a trash to ash plan between Onondaga and Cortland Counties had their say at an informational meeting on the environmental impact of the proposed move in the town of DeWitt last night. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:17:21 +0000 Ellen Abbott 57089 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County residents speak out against 'Trash to Ash' plan Public to share concerns about 'Trash to Ash' plan during first hearing http://wrvo.org/post/public-share-concerns-about-trash-ash-plan-during-first-hearing <p>Onondaga County is hosting the first of several public hearings on a plan to import trash from Cortland County to burn at Onondaga County’s incinerator in Jamesville.</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:30:23 +0000 Ellen Abbott 57059 at http://wrvo.org Public to share concerns about 'Trash to Ash' plan during first hearing Public gets first chance to weigh in on 'Trash to Ash' plan http://wrvo.org/post/public-gets-first-chance-weigh-trash-ash-plan <p></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 11:43:04 +0000 Ellen Abbott 55812 at http://wrvo.org Public gets first chance to weigh in on 'Trash to Ash' plan Cortland among counties to pull out of SAFE Act pilot program http://wrvo.org/post/cortland-among-counties-pull-out-safe-act-pilot-program <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>The Cortland County clerk’s office has backed out of a pilot run of a re-certification program for gun owners, part of the state’s stricter gun control laws, because it didn’t feel it was getting enough support from the state.</p><p>Under a provision of the January 2013 SAFE Act, current pistol permit holders must update their permits by 2018. That means verifying addresses and what weapons are owned.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:11:54 +0000 Ryan Delaney 54639 at http://wrvo.org Cortland among counties to pull out of SAFE Act pilot program Loss of Medicaid transport funding threatens some county public transit http://wrvo.org/post/loss-medicaid-transport-funding-threatens-some-county-public-transit <p></p><p>It’s a drizzly day in Cortland. Joyce Dowd is leaning against the bus stop shelter in front of the courthouse waiting for the number 5.</p><p>Today’s like every day – Dowd catches the 2:30 bus to head about 15 miles down the road. &nbsp;</p><p>"My daughter lives at the trailer park there," says Dowd. "But I go to Cincinnatus because she works at the dollar store and I go out there and see her a lot.”</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:15:12 +0000 Monica Sandreczki 53684 at http://wrvo.org Loss of Medicaid transport funding threatens some county public transit Cortland County counts down the days to the next Obamacare deadline http://wrvo.org/post/cortland-county-counts-down-days-next-obamacare-deadline <p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:10:27 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52285 at http://wrvo.org Cortland County counts down the days to the next Obamacare deadline Central New York group pushing for Women's Equality Act http://wrvo.org/post/central-new-york-group-pushing-womens-equality-act <p>Supporters of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 10-point Women's Equality Act are ramping up efforts to get support for the proposed legislation. The&nbsp; Women's Equality Coalition just launched a statewide television ad to raise awareness about the agenda, and supporters in one small central New York County are also raising their voices. Wed, 08 May 2013 13:16:33 +0000 Ellen Abbott 37462 at http://wrvo.org Central New York group pushing for Women's Equality Act Going green still a challenge for area businesses, governments http://wrvo.org/post/going-green-still-challenge-area-businesses-governments <p>Central New York has a lot to be proud of when it comes to going green. That was the message at the Greening USA annual meeting in Syracuse yesterday. But there are still challenges when it comes to making the investment in green energy. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 13:16:48 +0000 Ellen Abbott 36478 at http://wrvo.org Area ski resorts enjoy benefits of snowstorm http://wrvo.org/post/area-ski-resorts-enjoy-benefits-snowstorm <p>This season's snowfall has brought back revenue for many winter sports industries in central and northern New York, after last year's winter with lower than normal snow levels. Friday's snowstorm that blanketed the East Coast was beneficial to area ski resorts, including Greek Peak in Cortland County. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:10:14 +0000 Durrie Lawrence 33164 at http://wrvo.org