Oswego, NY – Public higher education in New York will suffer under a hiring freeze imposed by Governor Paterson. That's according to the head of the labor union representing 35,000 State University of New York faculty members. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke with U-U-P President Phillip Smith about the "freeze."
( Phillip Smith is a Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at Upstate Medical University Hospital in Syracuse)
Oswego, NY – A central New York based National Guard unit will be spending the next 10 months in Afghanistan. Not only will the troops be training local police forces but they are also dealing with being overseas and away from home.
WRVO's Jason Smith reports.
Click HERE to visit the 27th Brigade Combat Team's website.
Oswego, NY – A recentmedicaid fraud probe conducted by the NYS Attorney General's Office resulted in charges leveled agains dozens of patient, aides, nurses and home health agency administrators. The State Association of Healthcare Providers Inc. says one way to weed-out fraud is to establish a centralized registry for certified home-care workers. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke with the association's Executive Vice-President Christy Johnston about the issue.
Oswego County – All-Terrain Vehicle enthusiasts are criticizing state environmental officials for closing 40 dual-use roads to ATV traffic. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to Department of Environmental Conservation Region 6 Director Judy Drabicki who says some of the roads might be re-opened to ATV traffic pending review.