Benjamin Roth's Articles

Central New York, Community, Government, Politics

‘Trump Tuesday’ Tackles Healthcare Reform

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By Ben Roth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For some Syracuse residents, Tuesdays have become synonymous with ‘Trump Tuesdays’ where Mayor Stephanie Miner hosts a weekly event for locals to discuss the impacts of President Donald Trump’s policies. That’s been the case for Syracuse citizen Gordon Dougherty who has been at every ‘Trump Tuesday’–except one because of […]

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Agriculture, Consumer

New Gardening Trends Planted In Customers’ Shopping Carts

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By Ben Roth NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) —  Customers shopping at Chuck Hafner’s this spring will notice two new trends being recommended–plants native to the area and container planting. A veteran worker at Hafner’s, Kim Pezzella, said native plants have numerous benefits. “With native plants, it will help our bug population increase which in turn […]

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