Oswego, NY – The federal government might intervene on behalf of the Onondaga Nation in the tribe's land rights action. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to the Onondaga's legal counsel Joseph Heath about the new development.
Oswego, New York – Fulton's A. L. Lee Memorial is now one of several New York State hospitals that have filed a legal challenge to overturn the recommendations of a special panel tasked to close or reconfigure dozens of health care facilities.
It has filed suit in State Supreme Court in Oswego County to overturn the controversial findings.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to A. L. Lee Memorial Executive Director Dennis Casey.
Albany, NY – State budget talks are apparently at a stalemate between Governor Spitzer and Senate Majority Leader Joesph Bruno. Bruno...a Republican...wants to spend more on school aid for some wealthier but heavily taxed suburban school districts. Governor Spitzer sat down with Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt Tuesday to discuss the "state of the budget" and other issues.
Oswego, New York – The State Department of Agriculture recently conducted a survey that shows a 68 percent increase in the state's number of dairy goats since 1997...yet there are only 15 goat milk processing facilities in New York.
WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher visited a local dairy goat farm and prepared this report.
Oswego, New York – Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has released the findings of a survey that show most Upstate New Yorkers support generic medicines.
WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with Excellus Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer...Joel Owerbach about the report and what might be preventing some consumers from achieving the maximum savings on their prescription drug costs.
Cazenovia NY – New York's Legislature leaders both support moving the state's Presidential Primary from March to February. U-S Senator and Democratic Presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton could be well-positioned for the rest of the race for the White House. So says Presidential Scholar Robert Greene of Cazenova College. He spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.
Oswego,New York – GROUPS OPPOSSED TO CONSTRUCTION OF A HIGH VOLTAGE POWERLINE FROM THE UTICA AREA TO THE NEW YORK CITY SUBURBS HAVE REFUTED CLAIMS BY NEW YORK REGIONAL INTERCONNECT THAT THE POWERLINE WOULD SPURR GREEN ENERGY PRODUCTION ALONG THE PROPOSED ROUTE. WRVO'S RICHARD ANNAL HAS MORE
Syracuse, NY – Dale Sweetland made it official today. The Chairman of the Onondaga County Legislature announced that he's a candidate for Onondaga County Executive. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to the Republican.
Oswego, New York – New York Regional Interconnect officials say the proposed high-voltage transmission line that would run through Central New York could spur the growth of wind farms across the state. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports...
Oswego, NY – SUNY Oswego's highly creative and ambitious theater piece, "Lost in a Viral Paradise" will soon make its stage debut. As part of our series on this effort, WRVO's Mark Lavonier spoke with visitin artistic director from the Squonk Opera, Steve O'Hearn to find out more about the upcoming show.
Oswego, New York – A Former N-F-L player plans to meet with Governor Eliot Spitzer on Friday.
WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with the former Atlanta Falcons football player...attorney and best selling author...Republican Tim Green...about rumors that he is being asked to switch parties and run as a Democrat in 2008 against Senator John Defrancisco of Syracuse.
Utica, NY – New York's newest member of Congress, 24th District Representative Michael Arcuri is speaking out against President Bush's troop surge in Iraq. The House democrat spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.
Oswego, New York – Health Officials say the Human Papilloma Virus also known as H-P-V is a sexually transmitted disease that causes 70-percent of cervical cancers.
Recently the H-P-V vaccination has been made mandatory for schoolgirls in Texas. More than a dozen other states are considering similar legislation including New York. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with New York Democratic Assemblywoman Amy Paulin of Westchester County. She says the vaccine should be available.
Oswego, New York – Artic lake effect snow squalls that have hammered Oswego County for over a week are easing their grip on the area. WRVO's Richard Annal spoke with some city of Oswego residents about how they weathered the storm