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11:28am

Fri December 12, 2008
Arts & Culture

CNY Author keeps it local

Oswego, NY – A Central New York area author is keeping it local.

Tom Adessa of Auburn, has written his first book, and has turned to other New Yorkers to help get it published.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with Adessa about the process. He explains his book "Butternuts for Rexford."

11:25am

Fri December 12, 2008
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Congressman John McHugh Named Ranking Minority of House Armed Services Committee

Oswego, NY – Northern New York Congressman John McHugh has been named the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee. He talks about his new role and the implications for northern and central New York with WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

11:11am

Fri December 12, 2008
Election 2008

Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei Speaks with WRVO-Online Extra

Oswego, NY – Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei sat down with WRVO's Jason Smith for his first full broadcast interview since winning election in November.

You can hear the first 3 parts of the interview by clicking the links in the "Related Articles" section below.

In this online extra, Maffei talks about the cleanup of Onondaga Lake, New York's budget woes, Senator Hillary Clinton and more.

10:59am

Fri December 12, 2008
Election 2008

Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei Speaks with WRVO-Part 3

Oswego, NY – Central New York Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei is pleased to hear of plans to invest in the nation's infrastructure.

In the second part of a three part series heard on Morning Edition this week, Maffei explained that central New York's roads, bridges, schools and sewer systems are in dire need of improvement.

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8:32am

Fri December 12, 2008
Newscast

December 12th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – While snow has caused some travel difficulties in our region this morning, a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain has left nearly 200 thousand customers without power in eastern New York.

7:44am

Fri December 12, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 12th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt discusses today's wintry weather and the weekend outlook with meteorologist Kevin Williams.

5:20am

Fri December 12, 2008
Newscast

December 12th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – Wholesale electricity prices are falling in New York State. We have more in this newscast.

4:45am

Fri December 12, 2008
More News From WRVO

NYS Plays Major Role in Developing New Medicine

Oswego, NY – A new survey shows New York State is playing a major role in developing new cutting edge-medicine.

According to the survey by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, New York companies contributed six of the 26 new medicines approved by the Food and Drug Administration for patient use last year.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with Senior Vice President for PhRMA, Ken Johnson, after he visited Bristol-Myers Squibb in Syracuse.

11:13am

Thu December 11, 2008
Election 2008

Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei Speaks with WRVO-Part 2

Oswego, NY – Central New York Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei is a reluctant supporter of the auto industry bail out plan. In the first part of a three-part interview on Morning Edition this week, the democrat said if he were to vote on it in the next congress he would want to know if it would really help auto workers.

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8:34am

Thu December 11, 2008
Newscast

December 11th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – The Salvation Army in Central New York is seeing the local effects of the financial crisis...and North Country Congressman John McHugh gives his take on the auto industry bailout plan. We have more in this newscast.

8:17am

Thu December 11, 2008
Newscast

December 11th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – North Country Congressman John McHugh is elected to a top committee post in the House. That story and more in our morning newscast.

8:12am

Thu December 11, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 11th, 2008

Oswego, NY – A winter storm will affect many parts of the region Thursday and Friday. WRVO meteorologist Kevin Williams has details.

11:12am

Wed December 10, 2008
More News From WRVO

Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei Speaks with WRVO-Part 1

Oswego, NY – Dan Maffei takes office in just over 3 weeks as New York's 25th Congressional District Representative. He succeeds Jim Walsh, who is retiring after holding the seat for 20 years.

WRVO's Jason Smith sat down this week with Maffei for his first full broadcast interview since winning election in November. In the first of a 3-part series, Maffei talked about the auto industry bailout plan and what impact it could have on central New York.

8:39am

Wed December 10, 2008
Newscast

December 10th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – A Syracuse-area dinnerware factory is shutting down next year, putting 275 people out of work. This story and much more in our morning newscast.

8:31am

Wed December 10, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 10th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt learns of the current weather outlook from meteorologist, Kevin Williams.

7:09am

Wed December 10, 2008
More News From WRVO

Syracuse China to Close

Oswego, NY – One of central New York's oldest manufacturers will close early next year, leaving close to 300 people without a job.

The Syracuse China Company, located in the Onondaga County Town of Salina will close at the end of March 2009.

The company's owner, Toledo, Ohio based Libbey Inc. says the factory is being closed to cut costs and improve operating efficiency.

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7:03am

Wed December 10, 2008
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Judge Rules Against Cayuga Nation

Oswego, NY – A request by the Cayuga Indian Nation to resume selling tax-free cigarettes has been rejected by a state Supreme Court judge.

The tribe was seeking an injunction barring Cayuga and Seneca counties from enforcing state tax laws regulating cigarette sales.

The nation was forced to stop selling cigarettes after sheriff's deputies in both counties raided 2 of the tribe's convenience stores last month. Police seized more than 17 thousand cartons of cigarettes.

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5:05am

Wed December 10, 2008
Newscast

December 10th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – The State Comptroller is backing a financial assistance plan for the auto industry. We have details on what it would mean for New York State in this newscast.

2:48am

Wed December 10, 2008
More News From WRVO

Darrel Aubertine is named Chairman of the New York Senate Agrculture Committee

Oswego, NY – New York State Senate leader Malcom Smith has named Northern New York's Darrel Aubertine the new chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. He spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski about his new role.

8:23am

Tue December 9, 2008
Newscast

December 9th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – Concern about rising unemployment has prompted the state labor department to expand its services. That story and more in this morning's newscast.

8:20am

Tue December 9, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 9th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt discusses the weather forecast with meteorologist Kevin Williams.

4:56am

Tue December 9, 2008
Newscast

December 9th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – We have the latest on a court decision impacting the sale of cigarettes by the Cayuga Indian Nation. That and more in this newscast.

10:57am

Mon December 8, 2008
More News From WRVO

Fulton Ethanol Plant Update

Oswego, NY – The ethanol plant in the city of Fulton has yet to reach full production.

Construction of the 100 million gallon per year ethanol facility began a little over two years ago. Since then, the contractor Lurgi has been testing the plant, causing it to shutdown every now and then.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with General Manager of Northeast Bio Fuels, Brian Roach. He says the plant has been offline for the past two and a half weeks.

10:07am

Mon December 8, 2008
More News From WRVO

New York's Schools Brace for Cutbacks

Syracuse, NY – New York's public schools are facing tremendous press to reduce costs because of the state's economic crisis.
Governor Paterson has already said schools will have to live with less state funding and their ability to to turn to local taxpayers to make up the difference might be restricted.
As WRVO's Jason Smith reports, schools will have a tough time living with the pain.

8:40am

Mon December 8, 2008
Newscast

December 8th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – After being named one of America's most endangered rivers, the Saint Lawrence is on the road to recovery thanks to letters from local residents provoking action from the International Joint Commission. This story and more in our morning newscast.

5:56am

Mon December 8, 2008
Newscast

December 8th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – We'll have details on a solar panel company looking to build a facility in the Central New York area. That and more in this newscast.

10:37am

Fri December 5, 2008
More News From WRVO

The President-Elect of the Metropolitan Development Association talks about SUNY Oswego's new downtown Syracuse Metro Center

Syracuse, NY – Rob Simpson is the President-Elect of the Metropolitan Development Association. He was among the dignataries who welcomed the new learning center at a grand-opening reception. He later spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

10:36am

Fri December 5, 2008
More News From WRVO

State Assemblyman Will Barclay speaks about SUNY Oswego's new Syracuse Metro Center

Syracuse, NY – SUNY Oswego has officially introduced its new downtown Syracuse Metro Center to the Central New York community. Among those attending the grand-opening reception was State Assemblyman Will Barclay. He spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

8:44am

Fri December 5, 2008
Newscast

December 5th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – Local representatives of the "United Auto Workers" union are speaking out about the industry's economic crisis and how it could affect Central New York, as the "Big Three" automakers are currently asking the Federal Government for a 34-billion dollar rescue plan. This story and more in our morning newscast.

8:31am

Fri December 5, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 5th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt welcomes this weekend's weather outlook as reported by meteorologist, Kevin Williams.

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