President Barack Obama's visit is part of a 2-day bus tour through Buffalo, Syracuse, and Binghamton and Scranton, Pennsylvania. The theme of the tour is the importance of an affordable quality education. Obama will arrive in Syracuse Thursday after speaking at the University of Buffalo, where he'll be greeted by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
President Obama's talk is scheduled to begin at Henninger High Thursday at 6pm. and tickets will be available to the general public at no charge. Tickets are being distrubuted starting at noon today at Sunnycrest Ice Rink, across the street from Henninger. The White House says tickets will be limited to one per person, and a limited number will be available.
Newschannel 9 reports long lines at the Sunnycrest Ice Rink as people wait to get a free ticket for the President's appearance.