budget gap http://wrvo.org en Students, parents defend Oswego school from possible closure http://wrvo.org/post/students-parents-defend-oswego-school-possible-closure <p></p><p>The Oswego City School District needs to close a $1.7 million budget gap and is looking at a variety of areas to cut. One thing on the potential chopping block is the Buccaneer Junior/Senior High School. The alternative school was started just two years ago, but already has great support from its students and faculty.<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:39:29 +0000 Gino Geruntino 54466 at http://wrvo.org Students, parents defend Oswego school from possible closure Cuomo says reduced spending won't be needed to enact tax cuts http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-says-reduced-spending-wont-be-needed-enact-tax-cuts <p></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:28:56 +0000 Karen DeWitt 48677 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo says reduced spending won't be needed to enact tax cuts Proposed Syracuse budget includes cuts, consolidations http://wrvo.org/post/proposed-syracuse-budget-includes-cuts-consolidations <p>Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner's proposed election year budget includes no increases in taxes or fees; there are also no proposed layoffs. But despite spending cuts and consolidations, the city's fund balance takes a big hit, in order to fill a multi-million dollar budget hole. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 10:09:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 35927 at http://wrvo.org The "State of the City" will require more budget cuts http://wrvo.org/post/state-city-will-require-more-budget-cuts <p>It was a positive State of the City that Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner presented in her yearly address to common councilors last night. But beneath the reports of economic development progress, public safety initiatives and new schools construction, lurks more fiscal challenges. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 14:02:56 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32374 at http://wrvo.org Local governments struggle; tax cap presents new challenges http://wrvo.org/post/local-governments-struggle-tax-cap-presents-new-challenges <p>Local governments continue struggling in the wake of the recession. At a Local Government Leadership Institute meeting in Syracuse Wednesday, officials looked for answers to&nbsp; some of the problems they still face following the Wall Street meltdown.</p><p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:06:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 21325 at http://wrvo.org Local governments struggle; tax cap presents new challenges City of Syracuse faces tough school budget decisions http://wrvo.org/post/city-syracuse-faces-tough-school-budget-decisions <p>School spending is the focus of tonight&#39;s budget hearing in the City of Syracuse. One portion of the district proposal that&#39;s expected to sail through is the closing of a school.</p><p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 18:54:34 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18454 at http://wrvo.org City of Syracuse faces tough school budget decisions