Regional Coverage

9:40am

Mon November 12, 2012
Regional Coverage

Veterans Day about more than just a day off

Veterans Day for many people means no school and shopping the sales.  But for veterans, the day means the recognition of their service to this country.

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5:00pm

Fri November 9, 2012
Regional Coverage

Liverpool roofing company fined for violating safety codes

A Liverpool construction company has been fined more than $60,000 by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, for violating safety codes. This is not the company's first offense.

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11:23am

Fri November 9, 2012
Regional Coverage

Headlines and Links

9:38am

Fri November 9, 2012
Regional Coverage

Health study may be next step for Watertown residents concerned about pollution on north side

DEC spokesman Stephen Litwhiler reads out audience questions during a public meeting about pollution on the north side Wednesday evening at North Elementary School in Watertown.
Credit Joanna Richards

Residents of Watertown's north side community have expressed renewed concerns over pollution surrounding the New York Air Brake industrial site, which was cleaned up beginning in the 1990s. Officials from the state departments of Health and Environmental Conservation held a public meeting Tuesday night at a nearby elementary school to try to respond to those fears.

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5:42am

Fri November 9, 2012
Regional Coverage

New complex to offer home for homeless vets

Work is underway on a housing project that will offer apartments to homeless veterans in central New York . The new Van Keuren Square will help a population that is sometimes overlooked.

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9:51am

Thu November 8, 2012

4:15pm

Wed November 7, 2012
Regional Coverage

Village of Chaumont votes against dissolution

Voters in Chaumont, in Jefferson County, knocked down a ballot measure to dissolve the village, by a vote of 145 to 102.

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12:24pm

Wed November 7, 2012
Regional Coverage

Headlines and Links

Dan Maffei addresses supporters shortly after midnight. The Associated Press reports the Democrat will be returning to Congress in New York's 24th Congressional District.
Olivia Fecteau WRVO

10:58am

Tue November 6, 2012

5:35am

Tue November 6, 2012
Regional Coverage

Cuomo says predicted Nor'Easter could be worrisome

Governor Andrew Cuomo says there is concern that the Nor’Easter predicted to hit New York later this week could cause more harm to already storm-damaged areas.

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4:20pm

Mon November 5, 2012
Hurricane Sandy

Sandy's aftermath in Breezy Point

In our latest Innovation Trail report for New York NOW, we traveled to one of the places hit the hardest by Sandy, the beachfront community of Breezy Point in Queens.

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11:29am

Mon November 5, 2012
Regional Coverage

Headlines and Links

State Sen. John DeFrancisco in his Syracuse office.
Durrie Lawrence WRVO

5:21pm

Fri November 2, 2012
Regional Coverage

Comptroller: Hurricane Sandy could cost state $18 billion

The State Comptroller estimates that Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath will cost the state as much as $18 billion.

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5:15pm

Fri November 2, 2012
Regional Coverage

Cuomo takes steps to ease gas shortage

Governor Cuomo has announced several steps to speed up rebuilding in storm ravaged areas of New York, and to ease what’s been a growing gasoline shortage.

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11:17am

Fri November 2, 2012
Regional Coverage

Headlines and Links

There are more than 100,000 Medicare and Social Security recipients in the 24th congressional district. Many are worried about potential cuts in the entitlement programs that mostly affect senior citizens.
Ellen Abbott WRVO

Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:

Poll conducted by the AARP reveals area seniors are worried about entitlement cuts.

24th congressional district Democrat Dan Maffei received the support of President Barack Obama in his race against incumbent Republican Representative Ann Marie Buerkle and Green Party candidate Ursula Rozum.

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1:16pm

Thu November 1, 2012
Regional Coverage

Headlines and Links

Ann Marie Buerkle at a rally in September.
Ann Marie Buerkle for Congress buerkleforcongress.com

Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:

Former Congressman Michael Arcuri has endorsed Representative Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district

Ursula Rozum, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th district, is running her first campaign ad

Both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturing Association endorsed Ann Marie Buerkle yesterday

The Sierra Club endorses Dan Maffei

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1:13pm

Thu November 1, 2012
Regional Coverage

Headlines and Links

Ann Marie Buerkle at a rally in September.
Ann Marie Buerkle for Congress buerkleforcongress.com

Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:

Former Congressman Michael Arcuri has endorsed Representative Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district

Ursula Rozum, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th district, is running her first campaign ad

Both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturing Association endorsed Ann Marie Buerkle yesterday

The Sierra Club endorses Dan Maffei

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7:01am

Thu November 1, 2012
Regional Coverage

Central NY volunteers to help Hurricane Sandy victims

Central New Yorkers are helping the millions of people affected by Superstorm Sandy.  Agencies like the Salvation Army and Church World Service are raising money or collecting donations for storm victims.  Others, like Red Cross Disaster Relief volunteers  will go to the areas hardest hit by the storm.

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10:49am

Wed October 31, 2012

4:23pm

Tue October 30, 2012
Weather

Wind as loud as a train causes only minor damage to Little Sodus Bay

Lenny Hadcock of Fair Haven was collecting and piling the smaller branches from a large tree that fell in his yard from Sandy's winds.
Ryan Delaney WRVO

Bob and Allyson Malo were out Tuesday morning walking around their street along Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga County checking their neighbor's cottages for damage.

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2:03pm

Tue October 30, 2012
Weather

Cuomo says to expect "long term" recovery after Sandy

Governor Andrew Cuomo accesses water levels in Path Train Station at World Trade Center site and Brooklyn Battery Tunnel yesterday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Flickr

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, told reporters he spent a “frightening” night monitoring storm devastation in lower Manhattan at a briefing addressing short term repair efforts and long term weather concerns.

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10:05am

Tue October 30, 2012
Weather

Sandy blows out the lights on upstate New York

Lenny Hadcock of Fair Haven says it will take him a couple of days to clean up the tree that fell in his yard at his home along Little Sodus Bay.
Credit Ryan Delaney / WRVO

Below is WRVO News' coverage of reaction and response to Superstorm Sandy's impact on our region.

Updated, 6:02 p.m.:

After much preparation, high wind warning, and school closures, Syracuse escaped the brunt of Hurricane Sandy Monday evening, WRVO's Durrie Lawrence reports this evening.

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10:00am

Tue October 30, 2012
Weather

Sandy causing scattered power outages, school closings

Wind blew through Owens Orchard in Weedsport before the sun set and winds picked up last night.
Durrie Lawrence WRVO

The winds are starting to die down around central and northern New York, but high winds last night have caused power outages and some schools around the region decided on Monday to close or delay this morning. 

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9:50am

Tue October 30, 2012
Regional Coverage

Mercy flights grounded during Hurricane Sandy

Mercy Flight Central, an upstate medical air service, shut down operations while hurricane Sandy blew over. Due to high wind warnings, they were not able to fly patients.

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9:35pm

Mon October 29, 2012
Regional Coverage

Jefferson County prepares for high winds, waves, power outages

Workers hoist a boat out of the water for dry winter storage at Harbor's End Marina in Henderson, Jefferson County.
Credit Joanna Richards

As the wind began picking up Monday afternoon in Jefferson County, residents and officials were preparing for the high winds and water along shorelines expected from Hurricane Sandy.

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1:07pm

Mon October 29, 2012

12:46pm

Mon October 29, 2012
Weather

Sandy blows into upstate New York with high winds, rain

Credit screen shot / Weather Underground

Below is WRVO's coverage of the first day of Hurricane Sandy's impact on upstate New York. Later coverage can be found here.

Updated, 9:30 p.m.:

WRVO's Joanna Richards is reporting tonight on preparations being made in the North Country's Jefferson County. Here's an excerpt of her report:

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8:06am

Mon October 29, 2012
Weather

Cuomo urges New Yorkers not to take Sandy "lightly"

Governor Cuomo spent Sunday traveling from Long Island to the Adirondacks, informing New Yorkers of storm preparation and warning everyone to use common sense and be careful.

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3:31pm

Sun October 28, 2012
Weather

Sandy will bring high winds and rain to region starting Monday

Credit Screen shot / National Weather Service

The massive storm system associated with Hurricane Sandy is scheduled to bring high winds and heavy rain to upstate New York starting Monday.

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4:31pm

Fri October 26, 2012
Regional Coverage

Rose-laying ceremony at SU remembers victims of Pan-Am Flight 103

An SU Remembrance Scholar lays down a rose in memory of a victim of the Pan-Am Flight 103 bombing.
Durrie Lawrence WRVO

Bells tolled at 2:03 p.m. Friday as Syracuse University remembered an event that shook the campus community 24 years ago.

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