Launches New iPad App for Local Central New York News, Weather, Sports and More

Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 has launched a new iPad app, with real-time local news, sports, entertainment, business, and opinion articles, photos and classifiedspowered by The Post-Standard.

The iPad app features content from Central New Yorks leading news and information properties including and The Post-Standard.

The free app is available in the iTunes App Store. It was developed and launched with Advance Digital and Verve Wireless.

“The app provides clean visual navigation,” said Stan Linhorst, senior managing editor of The Post-Standard. “It’s easy to see the wealth of stories, photographs and video from our newsroom.”

The app includes a bold, photo-driven home screen that automatically arranges top stories into an attractive, dynamic layout. Articles automatically adjust to portrait or landscape orientation. Article pages feature a clean look, with adjustable text size, and saving and sharing functions through Facebook, Twitter and iMessage.

“We are very excited to be able to offer this new iPad app for the mobile users of and readers of The Post-Standard,” said Trish LaMonte, director of content of “It truly offers a dynamic and user-friendly solution for people who want to read the latest news on-the-go.”

Articles with multiple photos automatically generate photo galleries. Intuitive swiping gestures quickly move the reader from one page to another. A convenient pop-up More Articles tray shows the 20 most recent stories in a section. Articles are downloaded and stored locally in the app for fast access, even when offline.

Content on the app includes news coverage of local communities throughout Central New York, high school sports, local pro and college teams; entertainment coverage of TV, movies, music and the local arts scene; and photo galleries and obituaries. Theres also local advertising and links to classifieds listings of jobs, autos, and homes for sale and rent.

Download the iPad app from the App Store here.

About, an affiliate of Advance Digital, Inc., is the leading local website for news and information throughout Central New York featuring the latest Central New York news, business, sports, travel, weather, traffic, shopping and entertainment information. In addition, has a comprehensive business listings directory, as well as local classified listings for jobs, homes, apartment rentals and autos. is powered by The Post-Standard.

About The Post-Standard

With newspapers, magazines, and online, The Post-Standard is Central New York’s media leader. One ad or article in The Post-Standard reaches more Central New York adults than the entire one-day audience of any radio or TV station. Central New York’s most visited website — — is powered by news and advertising from The Post-Standard. Magazines such as The Good Life — Central New York, CNY Business Exchange and Central New York Sports connect and engage unique audiences. In Syracuse and Central New York, nobody beats The Post-Standard.

About Advance Digital

Advance Digital, Inc., based in Jersey City, NJ, provides digital information and connection solutions for local consumers and businesses. The company operates 11 media properties across the U.S. that are the number one local news, information and community hubs in the markets they serve. The sites include,,,,,,,,,, and

About Verve Wireless

Verve monetizes local mobile media. Our solutions help local media companies monetize their mobile inventory and enable advertisers to reach a valuable, premium audience where they live, work and play. Over 1000 local publishers use the Verve platform to manage their mobile advertising businesses and help make their sales teams more effective. In addition, we bring incremental revenue to our publishers through our relationships with national advertisers, who value the Verve networks high quality local media companies, including the mobile outlets of recognized local media brands as well as newer digital-only local and hyper-local publishers. It is a brand-safe, editorially-driven, high-quality and transparent environment with market-leading targeting, creative and reporting capabilities. Only Verve has assembled such an extensive national footprint of high quality local media. Verve is located in San Diego, CA and Washington DC. For more information, visit


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