Oswego, NY – Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney has vetoed a local law that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 19, with the exception of those serving in the military.
Oswego, NY – The 3rd Party Candidate running for New York's 25th Congressional District is confident he'll be on the ballot in November...that and more straight ahead on this regional newscast from the WRVO Stations.
Syracuse, NY – Jim DiBlasi is John McCain's Central New York Coordinator. He's also a McCain delegate at the Republican National Convention. DiBlasi says Sarah Palin spoke to Upstate New York values in her speech last night.
Oswego, NY – Long Island Congressman Peter King addressed New York delegates Tuesday at the Republican National Convention.
King stressed national security and McCain's readiness to be commander in chief, according to central New York delegate Jim DiBlasi.
King also commented on Sarah Palin's strengths at the McCain VP pick, including her knowledge of energy policy and her attention to lower taxes. DiBlasi said that lower property taxes are important to New Yorkers.
Oswego, NY – The New York State Democratic Committee is accusing Republican 25th Congressional District candidate Dale Sweetland of violating federal election law by failing to file financial disclosure forms by the August 28th deadline.
According to the Federal Election Commission, Sweetland's campaign was sent a notice on August 29th, saying they had missed the filing deadline. The notice says if the campaign fails to file the forms in four business days, civil penalties could follow. The disclosure forms were filed on September 2nd.
Oswego, NY – Rising costs are an issue as the new school year gets underway, and New York's delegation at the Republican National Convention reacts to Hurricane Gustav and the word the Vice-Presidential nominee Sarah Palin's daughter is pregnant. These stories and more in our morning newscast.