syracuse peace council http://wrvo.org en Anti-drone activist worries about drone test site in N.Y. http://wrvo.org/post/anti-drone-activist-worries-about-drone-test-site-ny <p></p><p>Upstate New York winning a civilian drone testing site from the Federal Aviation Administration is a step in the wrong direction for the Syracuse Peace Council. The anti-drone activists are trying to shutdown military drone activity in the region.</p><p>On Monday, <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-wins-federal-drone-testing-site-designation" target="_blank">New York won one of six</a> coveted commercial drone test sites from the FAA. On Friday, Ed Kinane and other peace activists will be a court over their protests against military drones.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 14:05:27 +0000 Ryan Delaney 49368 at http://wrvo.org Anti-drone activist worries about drone test site in N.Y. Syracuse Peace Council: drone crash should 'poke people awake' http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-peace-council-drone-crash-should-poke-people-awake <p></p><p>Anti-drone activists hope the recent crash of an unmanned military drone aircraft will "poke people awake" about their dangers.</p><p>No one was injured <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/military-drone-crashed-lake-ontario-still-missing" target="_blank">when the 174th Attack Wing of the Air National Guard lost an MQ-9 Reaper drone</a> into Lake Ontario during a training flight Tuesday, but the 8,000 pound aircraft crashed just 20 miles northeast of Oswego and 12 miles off shore.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:55:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 47128 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Peace Council: drone crash should 'poke people awake' Syracuse Protestors say U.S. should not use military force in Syria http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-protestors-say-us-should-not-use-military-force-syria <p>Central New Yorkers took to the streets of Syracuse today to protest the possibility of any U.S. military strike against Syria. &nbsp;<br><br>Protesters stood in front of the Syracuse Federal Building looking for support, and passersby honked horns in suport. About 20 protesters carrying signs that said things like "find another way: and "No U.S. Intervention."<br> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:47:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 43459 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Protestors say U.S. should not use military force in Syria Military drones will soon be flying over Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/military-drones-will-soon-be-flying-over-syracuse <p></p><p>Central New York's Air National Guard unit, the 174th Attack Wing, will soon be flying drone training flights over a large portion of the city of Syracuse.</p><p>The 174th was granted permission from the Federal Aviation Administration last month to expand its permitted airspace south into Oswego, Madison and Onondaga Counties. The airspace includes the northern half of Syracuse and stretches from Camillus to Fayetteville from west to east.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:46:52 +0000 Ryan Delaney 42154 at http://wrvo.org Military drones will soon be flying over Syracuse Drone Protesters on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/drone-protesters-campbell-conversations <p>Ann Wright and Kathy Kelly were both in Syracuse this week to be sentenced for their part in the protests against the MQ-9 Reaper drones in Afghanistan, which are being flown remotely from Hancock Field.&nbsp; Fri, 02 Mar 2012 18:38:55 +0000 Grant Reeher 15318 at http://wrvo.org