Brianna Adams's Articles

The Positivity Project
Central New York, Education, Jobs

CNY Schools aim to bring positivity to classrooms

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y.—The Positivity Project held a seminar for central new York teachers today at Whitman School of Management. Teachers were immersed in lessons and exercises to gain the resources to bring positivity into their classrooms. Many schools were represented including Syracuse city schools and Fayetteville-Manlius schools. Teachers were on a mission to […]

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Taste of Syracuse festival
Central New York

NCC News at 4:45: Taste of Syracuse Festival brings new food trucks to town

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Taste of Syracuse festival has officially kicked off today downtown. The festival has brought 74 businesses to allow festival goers to sample their signature dishes. Although most businesses make it an annual tradition, this year many new businesses are present due to the exposure the festival brings. The exposure […]

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Lake Ontario Flood
Central New York, Community, tourism, Transportation

Parking and road closures guide: Taste of Syracuse Festival

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Taste of Syracuse festival will take place today and tomorrow in Downtown Syracuse. Due to the size of the festival, there are street closures in effect until mid-afternoon on Sunday, June 4th. Closures in effect from Wednesday, May 31st until Sunday, June 4th: 100 block of West Water […]

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1941 Boathouse
Central New York, Community, Health, Things to do

Holiday Food Drives help hunger in Syracuse

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By Brianna Adams, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With Thanksgiving over, many food pantries are in full swing collecting donations. The Food Bank of CNY takes donations year round but with Giving Tuesday yesterday and holidays less than a month away, the food bank has been very busy. “It’s very important that we’re consistently giving back so that these […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Transportation

DeWitt voices traffic concerns with fixing I-81

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The future of Interstate 81 is still in the decision process after the issue started in 2013. The Town of DeWitt held a public hearing at Jamesville-DeWitt High School to educate residents on the options to fix the highway. In 2013, the Department of Transportation began planning alternatives to save […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Government, Politics

Onondaga County advises to not take selfies in booths this election day

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By Brianna Adams, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)—A lawsuit has been taken to the Federal Court in New York City to end a ban on voting booth selfies. Taking a selfie in the voting booth with a ballot has gotten some people in trouble, including actor and singer Justin Timberlake. Laws in several states ban sharing photos […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Health

Rabies prevention following Oswego County breakout

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —In the past few weeks, there has been a breakout of rabies cases in Oswego County. There have been five cases of rabies reported for raccoons and skunks in the area. Many surrounding counties are concerned and taking more action to prevent future cases. “So it’s basically that three tiered approach of public education, […]

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Arts, Central New York, Consumer, Technology, Transportation

Syracuse taxi service is getting in on the Pokemon Go craze

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)—Pokemon Go has taken over the gaming world and now a Syracuse company is getting in on the trend. Orange Metro Taxi is beginning to implement a Pokemon tour service for the Syracuse area. Pokemon tour guide Kelly Shampine had the idea for the service after playing the game with his kids. “My kids […]

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