Tom Magnarelli

Tom Magnarelli is a freelance reporter covering the central New York and Syracuse area.

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is voicing her objection to President Donald Trump’s proposal to eliminate funding of the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities. The cuts would have a direct effect on organizations in central New York. 

Ellen Abbott, WRVO

One hundred fifty truck shipments of radioactive waste could be traveling along Interstate-81 from Canada to South Carolina for the next several years. That has city officials in Syracuse worried about the potential dangers if there is an accident. 

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Child advocacy centers across New York state can apply for $10 million in federal funding for their services. These centers provide an environment for child victims to tell their stories in a place other than a police station. 

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Syracuse University men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim said he never had any intention of staying with the program beyond next year. 

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Despite receiving an invitation, Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) did not attend a town hall in Syracuse on Saturday organized by the CNY Solidarity coalition. Those who did attend are urging the central New York Republican to oppose the actions of President Donald Trump’s administration. 

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will preside over the funeral mass Friday for retired Bishop James Moynihan at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse. During his tenure, Moynihan oversaw many of the biggest issues facing the Catholic Church in the past two decades.  

Ellen Abbott, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - The Republican healthcare plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will likely change significantly before it comes to the House for a vote, according to Rep. John Katko. The central New York Republican said he has concerns with the legislation, which he has shared with House leadership. 

Ellen Abbott / WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) is weighing in on President Donald Trump’s new travel ban, which temporary suspends the visa process for six majority-Muslim nations and refugees. And Katko also has an opinion about the claim that Trump's phone was wiretapped during the 2016 campaign.

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Converting from fossil fuel heating systems to electric will help meet New York state’s climate goals and make home heating more affordable, according to a new study. The initial cost of installing electric systems is steep but the report says there are ways the state could help. 

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SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Immigration activists in Syracuse say no undocumented immigrant is safe under President Donald Trump’s executive order to speed up deportations.   

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