Station Announcement http://wrvo.org en Thank you for joining us for another successful movie event http://wrvo.org/post/thank-you-joining-us-another-successful-movie-event <p>On March 22, WRVO Public Media presented Tuned to Yesterday "At the Movies" for the second time with <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/live-showing-sherlock-holmes-and-spider-woman">the 1944 classic "Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman</a>." A presentation preceded the film showing, in which host Mark Lavonier took viewers through the history of Holmes on radio (and did a little sleuthing himself).</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:00:58 +0000 Leah Landry 53162 at http://wrvo.org Thank you for joining us for another successful movie event The Glimmerglass Festival: a live performance of "Carousel" http://wrvo.org/post/glimmerglass-festival-live-performance-carousel <p>Please join WRVO for our annual trip to <a href="http://glimmerglass.org/">the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y</a> for a performance of "<a href="http://glimmerglass.org/festival/2014-productions/carousel/">Carousel</a>." Enjoy a day of opera on Monday, August 4 which includes coach transportation, a backstage tour and a catered lunch.</p><p><strong><a href="https://wrvopledge.oswego.edu/alleg/WebModuleV862/Donate.aspx?P=GLIMMER14&amp;PAGETYPE=PLG&amp;CHECK=KQJmRJWBAM1yV9gGKx7Qh61gzMC6uhq5nDjkJobrCdg%3d">Purchase tickets here.</a></strong></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:03:48 +0000 Leah Landry 52996 at http://wrvo.org The Glimmerglass Festival: a live performance of "Carousel" Snow or not, it's our spring fundraiser http://wrvo.org/post/snow-or-not-its-our-spring-fundraiser <p>First, we want to thank everyone who donated during <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/keep-it-foneless-february">Foneless February</a> and during the first weeks of March. Thanks to these generous contributions, we were able to cut down our spring on-air fundraising to just over two and a half days. You'll only be hearing from us through this Saturday at noon.</p><p>If you've already donated, thank you so much, but if you haven't yet please take the time to make a difference today. Here are just a few reasons to donate:</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:54:32 +0000 Leah Landry 52542 at http://wrvo.org Snow or not, it's our spring fundraiser There's still time to contribute before our spring fundraiser http://wrvo.org/post/theres-still-time-contribute-our-spring-fundraiser <p>It may not be February any more, but we're still keeping it 'foneless'- for now. You still have time to donate before our spring fundraiser, which starts Thursday, March 13. Here are a few incentives that you shouldn't forget about:</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:56:10 +0000 Leah Landry 52126 at http://wrvo.org There's still time to contribute before our spring fundraiser Live showing: Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman http://wrvo.org/post/live-showing-sherlock-holmes-and-spider-woman <p>Enjoy your favorite old time radio programs on the big screen, once again, with Tuned to Yesterday. We present Tuned to Yesterday: At the Movies with Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037303/">the 1944 mystery-thriller</a> starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Gale Sondergaard. Based on the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle, this adventure follows Holmes' investigation of a series of so-called "pajama suicides." The cunning villain is as poisonous as a spider.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:20:12 +0000 Leah Landry 51861 at http://wrvo.org Live showing: Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman New York City trip: plan your spring vacation with WRVO http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-city-trip-plan-your-spring-vacation-wrvo <p><strong>The sign up deadline for our New York City trip has passed. Thank you to everyone who signed up!</strong></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:24:16 +0000 Leah Landry 51279 at http://wrvo.org New York City trip: plan your spring vacation with WRVO Keep it 'Foneless' this February http://wrvo.org/post/keep-it-foneless-february <p>When you think of the month of February, do thoughts of the Super Bowl, Groundhog Day, the Winter Olympics or Valentine's Day come to mind? Here at WRVO, it's all about Foneless February.</p><p>It's been a hit so far, so we're keeping it 'foneless' this February. This month, WRVO Public Media is making a silent request for contributions. No interruptions and no ringing phones. We call it 'Foneless February.' Our spring fundraiser is just around the corner and you can help make it shorter by <a href="http://bit.ly/1eDgimE">donating now</a>.</p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 12:54:24 +0000 Leah Landry 50352 at http://wrvo.org Keep it 'Foneless' this February Maintenance: WRVO off the air early Thursday morning http://wrvo.org/post/maintenance-wrvo-air-early-thursday-morning <p><strong>Update:</strong> WRVO went off the air at 12:00 a.m. and returned to service at 2:00 a.m. Thank you for your patience.</p><p>WRVO will be off the air on all transmitters and repeaters beginning at Midnight tonight.&nbsp; The outage is expected to take no more than a few hours. Engineering is working to fix a wiring problem. Thank you for your patience.</p><p>If you have any questions, please call (315) 312-3690.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:48:48 +0000 Leah Landry 50583 at http://wrvo.org Maintenance: WRVO off the air early Thursday morning Tour the American Southwest with WRVO http://wrvo.org/post/tour-american-southwest-wrvo <p>Our Canyon Country tour is <strong>sold out</strong>! Thank you for supporting the station and traveling with us.</p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 15:59:14 +0000 Leah Landry 48339 at http://wrvo.org Tour the American Southwest with WRVO Enjoy holiday specials on air this season http://wrvo.org/post/enjoy-holiday-specials-air-season <p>This holiday season we're bringing you some specials from NPR and other producers. They're sure to make you think, laugh, tear up or even sing. Holiday programs air Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. A complete list, along with air times, is below:</p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:33:24 +0000 Leah Landry 48824 at http://wrvo.org Enjoy holiday specials on air this season On air: health care for veterans & the military http://wrvo.org/post/air-health-care-veterans-military <p><strong>This health forum broadcast on WRVO Sunday, November 17 at 7 p.m.</strong></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:20:27 +0000 Catherine Loper 44276 at http://wrvo.org On air: health care for veterans & the military Public Forum: journalists weigh pros and cons of open data http://wrvo.org/post/public-forum-journalists-weigh-pros-and-cons-open-data <p>In this open panel discussion, journalists weighed the pros and cons of open data. Featured in this discussion is: Dan Pacheco, professor and chair of Journalism Innovation (<a href="http://journovation.syr.edu/">Journovation</a>) at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications; Matt Bernius, <a href="http://hackshackers.com/">Hacks/Hackers</a> of Rochester; Catherine Loper, news and public affairs director at <a href="http://wrvo.org">WRVO Public Media</a>; and Matthew Leonard (off screen), editor of <a href="http://innovationtrail.org">the Innovation Trail</a> journalism collaboration.</p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:51:36 +0000 WRVO 40440 at http://wrvo.org Health forum: government funding of health care in upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/health-forum-government-funding-health-care-upstate-new-york <p><strong>Join us for the first in a series of community forums on health care.</strong></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 18:53:14 +0000 Catherine Loper 38772 at http://wrvo.org Health forum: government funding of health care in upstate New York Honors and awards for 2012 http://wrvo.org/post/honors-and-awards-2012 <p>Recently, the WRVO news team has been recognized for their achievements by press organizations in Syracuse and statewide. Saturday, May 4, awards were presented by the <a href="http://syracusepressclub.org">Syracuse Press Club</a> (SPC) for the best central New York journalism in 2012.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 15:31:25 +0000 Leah Landry 37393 at http://wrvo.org Honors and awards for 2012 Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home http://wrvo.org/post/upcoming-topics-berries-and-hazards-your-home <p>In the coming weeks on Take Care, we'll feature an interview on prostate cancer. Every man who's diagnosed faces unique challenges, often around the question of treatment. An oncologist will join us to explain why watchful waiting may be the preferred option for many. Plus, the latest super fruit.</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:07:49 +0000 Leah Landry 36407 at http://wrvo.org Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home Randy Wenner wins Regional Murrow Award http://wrvo.org/post/randy-wenner-wins-regional-murrow-award <p>In November, we featured a story by <a href="http://newhouse.syr.edu/Faculty_Staff/Bio/index.cfm?id=146">Randy Wenner</a> about a GE prototype from central New York that was sent to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. for preservation. It was <a href="http://www.rtdna.org/content/2013_regional_edward_r_murrow_award_winners">announced today</a> by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) that Wenner won a 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:11:38 +0000 Leah Landry 36443 at http://wrvo.org Randy Wenner wins Regional Murrow Award Take Care debuts this Sunday evening http://wrvo.org/post/take-care-debuts-sunday-evening <p>WRVO Public Media is adding a new half-hour program to its Sunday evening broadcast schedule. "Take Care," a conversation on health and wellness, will be co-hosted and produced by Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen.</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:48:23 +0000 Leah Landry 36025 at http://wrvo.org Take Care debuts this Sunday evening Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! Live http://wrvo.org/post/wait-wait-dont-tell-me-live <p><strong>Please join us this May for a live <em>Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!</em> cinema event!</strong></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:08:19 +0000 Leah Landry 35494 at http://wrvo.org Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! Live A special series of giveaways: tickets to the Palace Theater in Hamilton http://wrvo.org/post/special-series-giveaways-tickets-palace-theater-hamilton <p>This spring, WRVO is continuing our special ticket giveaway with the Palace Theater in Hamilton. We will be giving away tickets to their main stage productions ranging from dance to classical plays to fun musicals. There's certainly something for everyone.</p> Sun, 31 Mar 2013 14:05:50 +0000 Leah Landry 43873 at http://wrvo.org A special series of giveaways: tickets to the Palace Theater in Hamilton Foneless February http://wrvo.org/post/foneless-february <p><strong>This month, WRVO Public Media is making a silent request for a contribution to keep the phones quiet. We call it 'Foneless February.'</strong></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:00:19 +0000 Leah Landry 32735 at http://wrvo.org Foneless February Campbell Debate: Is Religion Hurting Our Politics? http://wrvo.org/post/campbell-debate-religion-hurting-our-politics <p>The Campbell Institute of Public Affairs at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University presents the second in a series of debates on timely issues of public importance, with a fresh, provocative format.</p><p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:54:16 +0000 Grant Reeher 17868 at http://wrvo.org Campbell Debate: Is Religion Hurting Our Politics? WRVO earns top honor at AP awards http://wrvo.org/post/wrvo-earns-top-honor-ap-awards <p>WRVO received the lion&#39;s share of first-place awards this past weekend at the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association&#39;s annual news awards competition.&nbsp; For the second year in a row, WRVO received the NYSAPBA&#39;s <em>Steve Flanders Award</em> presented to the radio station with the largest number of first-place awards in the annual competition.&nbsp; WRVO News Director Catherine Loper and Innovation Trail reporter Ryan Delaney represented WRVO at the awards presentation.</p><p><em>Below is the complete list of awards presented to WRVO:</em></p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 18:48:21 +0000 Leah Landry 20437 at http://wrvo.org WRVO earns top honor at AP awards Michel Martin Luncheon http://wrvo.org/post/michel-martin-luncheon <p>Michel Martin, host of <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/tell-me-more/"><strong>the NPR program Tell Me More</strong></a>, visited Syracuse April 11-12. Wed, 25 Apr 2012 17:08:30 +0000 Leah Landry 18200 at http://wrvo.org Michel Martin Luncheon Catherine J. Loper appointed Director of News and Public Affairs http://wrvo.org/post/catherine-j-loper-appointed-director-news-and-public-affairs <p>WRVO Public Media has appointed Catherine J. Loper Director of News and Public Affairs. The appointment follows a 20-year career as broadcast reporter, senior producer, newsroom manager, and, most recently, Director of News for the Washington Bureau of the Fox News Channel. From 2007 to 2010 she was Director of White House Coverage for the network. She has held similar positions at Canadian Television Network, ABC NewsOne and APTN.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:52:03 +0000 Leah Landry 16953 at http://wrvo.org Catherine J. Loper appointed Director of News and Public Affairs SUNY Trustees Public Hearing March 28th, 2012 http://wrvo.org/post/suny-trustees-public-hearing-march-28th-2012 <p><strong>SUNY Board of Trustees Public Hearing </strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>DATE, PLACE AND TIME:</strong></p><p>March 28, 2012 (In conjunction with the March 28, 2012 Board of Trustees Meeting)</p><p>SUNY Brockport</p><p>350 New Campus Drive</p><p>Brockport, New York 14420</p><p>3:00 p.m.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>PURPOSE: </strong>The purpose of the State University of New York Board of Trustees Public Hearing is to receive testimony and statements from concerned individuals about <strong>university issues.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:47:05 +0000 Fred Vigeant 15861 at http://wrvo.org SUNY Trustees Public Hearing March 28th, 2012