WAER News Round up: Week of April 25
Experience one of the biggest hits in theatrical history for the first time as it begins a new life in Syracuse. We also see environmental action led by both SUNY ESF students and state government leaders. And order to create a safer city, law enforcement and elected officials look for solutions holistic solutions.
A new poll finds that voter confidence in the ability of Gov. Kathy Hochul to do her job is continuing to slip.
Governor Kathy Hochul is getting some blowback from a bill that would remove the disgraced former Lieutenant Governor and her running mate from the June primary ballot.
New York’s highest court has struck down the state’s new district lines for Congress and the state Senate.
The state Department of Transportation may have released the final plan for the massive revitalization of Interstate 81, but officials are still taking feedback from the Syracuse community, especially those who will be most affected by the changes.
Students at SUNY-ESF recently had the opportunity to discuss their environmental projects with top officials from the State Department of Environmental Conservation. The most recent collaboration between DEC, a long-time partner with ESF, and SU is Sustainable Materials Management in 2020.
After the video of police interaction with an 8-year-old boy who was caught stealing a bag of chips went viral, Syracuse common councilors held a meeting Monday with the police chief to figure out how to get troubled children the help they need.
Syracuse could be in line to receive a share of $50 million in federal funding to address its persistent gun violence problem.
Syracuse school board officials are looking for help finding the district's next superintendent as its current leader is due to step down at the end of the school year.
Local community leaders and energy industry representatives are teaming up to advocate for sustainable energy in Central New York. Their goal : getting fossil fuels out of buildings in CNY.
From Syracuse to Broadway. The national tour of CATS is visiting the Landmark Theatre this week.