Fayetteville Manlius http://wrvo.org en Stickley Furniture owed $2 million over lack of tariff enforcement http://wrvo.org/post/stickley-furniture-owed-2-million-over-lack-tariff-enforcement <p>Long time central New York furniture maker Stickley says it is owed a couple million dollars from the federal government in uncollected tariff fees on international competition.</p><p>The company alleges Chinese furniture makers are partaking in a practice called "dumping" -- flooding the market with cheaper products sold at a loss – which drives out competition.</p><p>A tariff on Chinese furniture was enacted in 2005. During that time, Stickely earned about $8 million from the fees collected on Chinese products sold in the U.S.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 20:05:34 +0000 Ryan Delaney 38642 at http://wrvo.org Stickley Furniture owed $2 million over lack of tariff enforcement Memorial Day is "a day to remember" those who served http://wrvo.org/post/memorial-day-day-remember-those-who-served <p>Thousands of central New Yorkers lined streets to watch parades, visited memorials and waved American flags today to commemorate Memorial Day.</p><p>It's a day to remember those who served in the military and made the ultimate sacrifice.</p><p>Here are a few of the sights and sounds from the Memorial Day parade this morning in Fayetteville, N.Y.</p><p></p> Mon, 27 May 2013 16:50:12 +0000 Ryan Delaney 38504 at http://wrvo.org Memorial Day is "a day to remember" those who served Area teenager's voice takes him to New York City http://wrvo.org/post/area-teenagers-voice-takes-him-new-york-city <p>Fans of the Great American Song Book -- music first made popular by singers like Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, and Ella Fitzgerald -- can thank singer Michael Feinstein for keeping the flame alive. His nightclub in New York City is a mecca for enthusiasts. Now, a local teen singing phenom is getting into the act. Sixteen-year-old Nick Ziobro from Fayetteville is currently the opening act for Feinstein's holiday show. Mon, 24 Dec 2012 14:27:07 +0000 David Lowenstein 29883 at http://wrvo.org Area teenager's voice takes him to New York City School Budget Series: Suburban schools prepare for difficult times http://wrvo.org/post/school-budget-series-suburban-schools-prepare-difficult-times <p>We&rsquo;re less than a week away. On Tuesday, New Yorkers will flock to the polls to vote on their respective school budgets. Tuesday will be the first time budgets will be voted on since New York state adopted the property tax cap that limits the amount districts can levy taxes to their constituents.</p><p>The cap is putting pressure on schools in the suburbs of Syracuse, but pressure is not new &ndash; it&rsquo;s part of a growing trend in budget problems for public schools.</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Matt Johnston 18903 at http://wrvo.org School Budget Series: Suburban schools prepare for difficult times