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2016-02-05_Welcome Justin Chiera

We are very pleased to welcome Justin Chiera, EIT to EDR!

Justin joins EDR as a Civil Engineer, and will be working in our Planning and Site Design Studio within our Syracuse Office.  Justin is a graduate of Syracuse University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and brings four years of structural and site design engineering experience to EDR.  He has worked on projects in both […]

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Congratulations Jo Anne! 2015 ASLA Distinguished Private Practitioner Award

EDR is proud to announce that Jo Anne Gagliano, RLA, President of EDR, has been recognized by the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects with their 2015 Distinguished Private Practitioner Award, which honors an outstanding individual practitioner for their achievements in design and leadership. The following endorsements from her clients, colleagues […]

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Michael Lazar Award of Excellence

EDR is proud to announce that Jo Anne Gagliano, RLA, President of EDR, has been recognized by the Town of DeWitt Planning Board with the 2016 Michael Lazar Award of Excellence.  This award recognizes an individual that has demonstrated “exemplary perseverance, dedication and good will in service to the Town of DeWitt and in maintaining […]

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Our firm is our people, and we are very fortunate that our team includes the most dedicated and talented site design, planning, and environmental professionals in Upstate New York. We are very pleased to announce the following promotions for 2016: Grant Johnson, Senior Cultural Resources Specialist Greg Liberman, Senior Project Manager Andrew Obernesser, AICP, Project […]

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2016-01-15_Liverpool Village Cemetery

The Past, Present, and Future of the Liverpool Village Cemetery

The Liverpool Village Cemetery, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a reverent place and treasured community asset in the Village of Liverpool (Onondaga County, NY). EDR’s cultural resources, planning, and landscape architecture staff are assisting the Village of Liverpool and Cemetery Committee to prepare a Restoration, Long Term Maintenance, and Preservation Plan […]

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Welcome EDR Class of 2015!

We were very happy to add an exceptionally talented and terrific group of new staff members in 2015.  Thank you for all of your contributions – we’re glad you’re here! Pictured: (back row, left to right) Vernon Zoeckler, Nick Freeland, Emma Freeland, Russ Farchione, John Wojcikiewicz, Allison Wetherbee, Jamie Tynan; (front row, left to right): […]

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CPCN Granted for Great Bay Solar Project

The Maryland Public Service Commission recently granted a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) for construction of the Great Bay Solar Project.  This 150 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic generating facility will be located in Somerset County, along Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore.  In addition to preparing the Environmental Review Document, EDR conducted the archeological survey, […]

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Dead Fox

Happy New Year!

EDR closed out 2015 by getting a large portion of our staff together in the same building – a rare treat these days – for a holiday office party in Syracuse.  A wonderful time was had by all, as were a few dozen of Carolyne’s incredible macaroons… even the stuffed fox couldn’t help himself. Thank […]

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