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Bernie Sanders to make several upstate stops this week, including Syracuse

Michael Vadon
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will bring his presidential campaign to Syracuse Tuesday

After spending much of the last week in New York City, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is bringing his campaign to upstate New York this week, ahead of the state's primary April 19.

Credit Amika Osumi / WRVO News
Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders march during a rally in Syracuse April 9.

On Monday, Sanders will hold a town hall meeting in Binghamton at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena at 10:00 a.m. From there, he'll travel to Albany, for a rally at the Washington Avenue Armory at 2:00 p.m. Then, Sanders goes to Buffalo, for a rally at the University at Buffaloat 7:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, Sanders will hold a town hall meeting at Monroe Community College in Rochesterat 10:00 a.m. After that, Sanders will visit Syracuse and hold a rally at the Oncenter War Memorial Arena at 2:00 p.m.

All events are free and open to the public, but you must RSVP to attend the events.

Information for the Syracuse rally on Tuesday, 4/12

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but RSVPs are strongly encouraged. Admission is first come, first served. General admission entry located at the Oncenter Convention Center entrance on State Street. For security reasons, please do not bring bags and limit what you bring to small, personal items like keys and cell phones. Weapons, sharp objects, chairs, and signs or banners on sticks will not be allowed through security. Parking is available for $6 (cash only) in neighboring surface lot and $5 (cash or card) in the parking garage located on the corner of South State Street and Adams Street.

Jason has served as WRVO's news director in some capacity since August 2017. As news director, Jason produces hourly newscasts, and helps direct local news coverage and special programming. Before that, Jason hosted Morning Edition on WRVO from 2009-2019. Jason came to WRVO in January of 2008 as a producer/reporter. Before that, he spent two years as an anchor/reporter at WSYR Radio in Syracuse.