Kevin Walsh http://wrvo.org en Longtime Onondaga County sheriff announces retirement http://wrvo.org/post/longtime-onondaga-county-sheriff-announces-retirement <p></p><p>Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh announced Monday morning that e will retire after 20 years in the position.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:34:54 +0000 Ellen Abbott 49860 at http://wrvo.org Longtime Onondaga County sheriff announces retirement Onondaga County legislature, sheriff's department at odds over budget http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-legislature-sheriffs-department-odds-over-budget <p></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:56:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 45379 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County legislature, sheriff's department at odds over budget Remembering fallen members of the police force http://wrvo.org/post/remembering-fallen-members-police-force <p>It was a day of remembrance today in Syracuse at the newly renovated Forman Park. Mayor Stephanie Miner, Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler, and Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh were all on hand to honor members of the police force that have fallen in the line of duty.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 18:32:18 +0000 Matt Johnston 19301 at http://wrvo.org Remembering fallen members of the police force Onondaga County Sheriff's Department helicopter receives FAA certification http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-sheriffs-department-helicopter-receives-faa-certification <p>A big step towards keeping the Air One Helicopter in the skies of Central New York has been taken. As WRVO's Ellen Abbot reports, the Onondaga County Sheriff's Department has won the federal approval to charge insurance companies for medical transports.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 14:24:50 +0000 Ellen Abbott 12603 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County Sheriff's Department helicopter receives FAA certification Plan by Onondaga County lawmakers to sell Air One helicopter fails http://wrvo.org/post/plan-onondaga-county-lawmakers-sell-air-one-helicopter-fails <p>A plan to ground the Onondaga&nbsp;County Sheriff&#39;s Department&#39;s Air One helicopter was scrapped by county lawmakers Tuesday. &nbsp;Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted against a proposal to sell the airship as surplus.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 11:42:44 +0000 Ellen Abbott 10641 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County Sheriff hopes to keep helicopter in the air, despite loss of funding http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-sheriff-hopes-keep-helicopter-air-despite-loss-funding <p>Onondaga&nbsp;County Sheriff Kevin Walsh says he&rsquo;s determined to keep the county&rsquo;s med-evac helicopter, Air One flying, despite the loss of county funding for the chopper.</p><p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:20:01 +0000 Joyce Gramza 8641 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County lawmakers pass budget, cut funding for Air One helicopter http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-lawmakers-pass-budget-cut-funding-air-one-helicopter <p>They worked later into the evening Tuesday, but Onondaga County lawmakers passed a budget that cut more than $5 million from County Executive Joanie Mahoney&#39;s proposed budget.</p><p>Property taxes will go up in most county towns, but will go down in every village except Fabius. Residents in the towns of Clay and Salina will see the biggest tax increases.&nbsp;</p><p>Republican Kevin Holmquist&nbsp;of Manlius says it took weeks of work to take the 3 villages he represents from a 10% tax increase to a 5% tax decrease.</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:27:16 +0000 Joyce Gramza 7616 at http://wrvo.org