Kevin Holmquist http://wrvo.org en Onondaga County hoping to speed up pistol permit waits http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-hoping-speed-pistol-permit-waits <p>Onondaga County residents who want to get a pistol permit, are still seeing waits of more than 14 months to get an initial interview needed to get that permit.&nbsp; But, county officials are expediting the purchase of a computer program that should move things along.<br><br>It'll be about a month before new software replaces the index cards Onondaga County Sheriff's deputies now use to process pistol permits, and start to make a dent in the wait for a permit hearing. County Legislator Kevin Holmquist says one of the reasons it took so long to award a contract for the software, was the state's new gun control law, called the NY SAFE Act. Wed, 29 May 2013 13:21:25 +0000 Ellen Abbott 38615 at http://wrvo.org