Griffiss Air Force Base http://wrvo.org en Audit faults Griffiss airfield development agency management http://wrvo.org/post/audit-faults-griffiss-airfield-development-agency-management <p>A state audit has criticized the management of the agency redeveloping the former Griffiss Air Force base in Rome.</p><p>The Authorities Budget Office is a state office overseeing economic development agencies. <a href="http://www.abo.ny.gov/reports/compliancereviews/GriffissLocalDevelopmentCorporationFinalReport2014.pdf" target="_blank">The ABO audit</a> says the Griffiss Local Development Corp. took a “cavalier” approach to handling its funds.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:22:20 +0000 Ryan Delaney 58117 at http://wrvo.org Activists discuss upstate New York drone use during visit to Utica http://wrvo.org/post/activists-discuss-upstate-new-york-drone-use-during-visit-utica <p></p><p>Military drones piloted from Syracuse attack targets in Afghanistan. Griffis Airport in Rome has been tapped to test the safety of commercial drones. With little fanfare, upstate New York has become central to adaptation of unmanned aerial vehicles. Wednesday night, the controversy over drones came to Utica.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:03:11 +0000 Jon Kealy 54052 at http://wrvo.org