East Syracuse http://wrvo.org en Powerful storm slams East Syracuse; fatalities in Madison County http://wrvo.org/post/powerful-storm-slams-east-syracuse-fatalities-madison-county <p>Trees were on front yards, on cars, in roads, on power lines and on top of houses in East Syracuse after a powerful storm system swept through the village Tuesday evening.</p><p>A few hours later, residents were using the remaining daylight to survey damage, many walking around or sitting in their driveway, others checking in on neighbors. Chainsaws were already roaring to begin cleaning up.</p><p>Emergency crews requested power be shut off to the entire village as power lines were down across several streets and yards.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 01:41:47 +0000 Ryan Delaney 58573 at http://wrvo.org Powerful storm slams East Syracuse; fatalities in Madison County 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 Tool made in Syracuse being used by Nobel Peace Prize winner http://wrvo.org/post/tool-made-syracuse-being-used-nobel-peace-prize-winner <p></p><p>With a few snaps and screws, the HAPSITE is ready to be shipped from the floor of INFICON's facility in East Syracuse and deployed as a gas and chemical warfare detector around the world.</p><p>It's just one of the products that comes out of the research and production facility in central New York, but this one has a new and very well respected client.</p><p>HAPSITE is short for Hazardous Air Pollutants on Site. The hard plastic machine, which is slightly larger than a suitcase, is a portable gas chromatograph mass spectrometer.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:31:17 +0000 Ryan Delaney 46321 at http://wrvo.org Tool made in Syracuse being used by Nobel Peace Prize winner