Oswego, NY – State Senator Dave Valesky talks about the political culture in Albany and the struggle to change it; what the media and politicians need to better understand about each other; and how the state budget process needs to change.
Oswego, NY – With all the attention paid to Syracuse University basketball this season, it can be easy to overlook the people who help support the team by working the crowd and creating a big-time atmosphere.
WRVO's Michael Benjamin spoke with members of The Sour Sitrus Society, SU's pep band, about what it is like for the band members to travel with the team to Utah for the game against Butler.
Oswego, NY – The NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Tournament is underway and for a change, there are two teams from Central N.Y. left among the final 16.
One is Syracuse University, a frequent visitor to these playoff games. The other team is the Cornell Big Red. Cornell is the only team in the tournament whose athletes do not receive athletic scholarships.
Cornell's unlikely surge is the talk of Ithaca. Mark Campagnolo runs the Boatyard Grill in Ithaca. His restaurant fed the team Tuesday night.
Oswego, NY – The state assembly releases their budget proposal. The NRC is holding an open house so the community can learn about the nuclear power plants near Oswego. Plus we have a look at the SU pep band as they support the Orange in Salt Lake City.
Albany, NY – The State Assembly has now introduced it's version of a state budget, which restores many of Governor David Paterson's cuts to schools. The plan was immediately condemned by Paterson, who predicted that the budget would be late this year.