Alison Caliguire's Articles

Agriculture, Central New York, Weather

Central New York’s Warm Fall Is Impacting Fall Activities

By , BDJ 664.01

By Alison Caliguire SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Katie’s Pumpkin Patch in Baldwinsville is celebrating its 20th year of operation. Before it became Katie’s Pumpkin Patch, it was a wholesale pumpkin farm. As a self-serve pumpkin patch, owner David Hafner said it’s much easier. “You don’t have to lift every pumpkin, or get guys in and […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse, Transportation

“Put the Cell Phone in the Trunk”: NY State Police Work to Prevent Texting and Driving

By , BDJ 663.02

By Alison Caliguire SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Despite the New York State ban on texting and driving, there were 127 crashes in Onondaga County caused by distracted driving in 2016. According to NY State Trooper Jack Keller, you’re four to five times more likely to get into a car accident if you’re using your phone. Distracted driving […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Education, Non-profit

Syracuse Parents Learn Tips On Raising Sons From Local Author

By , BDJ 663.02

By Alison Caliguire SYRACUSE (NCC News) – An Author of two books on parenting is helping parents with the sometimes difficult task of raising their sons. Strategist, motivational speaker, and father of four, Darrell Andrews spoke at an event Monday night sponsored by the Building Men Program. Building Men is a local group that encourages boys to […]

Continue Reading »