Oswego, NY – This week, we'll look at a program to find veterans jobs in the green and technology sectors. In this week's edition of the Campbell Conversartions, Grant Reeher speaks with Frank Lazarski, President of the United Way of Central New York. New York State finally has a budget, after a 4 month delay, and we'll hear from you in our feedback segment. These stories and more on WRVO's Weekly Edition.
Oswego, NY – Grant Reeher continues the conversations in London with Christopher Cook, a cultural historian and well-known classical music writer and presenter. Cook describes his new BBC radio documentary about Goethe's Oak at Buchenwald. He also discusses the state of classical music, and offers a review of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra's upcoming season.
Oswego, NY – Frank Lazarski, President of the United Way of Central New York, discusses the findings from his organization's recent "Community Needs Assessment," which showed some disturbing trends for Syracuse's most vulnerable populations.
Oswego, NY – Entering the Oswego County Village of Altmar in the summer, one gets the impression of some homely pastoral village from the 19th century. There's hardly a building in the village that doesn't look like it's been around at least that long. Village resident, Melinda Barna, says municipal services are at about 19th century levels as well.
"We have no garbage services," she says. "We have no water. We have no sewage. We really get no services out of it, except they cut the grass."
SCRIBA, NY – The Nine Mile One nuclear power plant reactor began to be shut down Tuesday after workers discovered a problem with one of its backup power generators, according to the plant's owner, Constellation Nuclear.
Spokesperson Jill Lyon says the shutdown was stopped and the plant was brought back to full power by midnight after the generator was fixed.
ALBANY, NY – After weeks of wrangling, the State Senate finally approved the last budget bill, with little debate.
Passage of the final bill means the state Comptroller will certify the budget, and lawmakers will be paid for the first time since April 1st. Senators and Assemblymembers, under state law, have their pay docked when the budget is late.
Albany, NY – State lawmakers finally completed the over four month late state budget, when the State Senate approved the revenue portion of the budget, making it one of the latest budgets in New York State history.
After weeks of wrangling, the State Senate finally approved the last budget bill, with little debate.