Brooke Meenachan's Articles

Central New York, Community, Feature, Fundraiser

Auburn community helps ‘trim’ the cost of 12-year-old fighting cancer

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Video Transcript: STORY By: Brooke Meenachan, AUBURN, N.Y. (NCC News) – Twelve-year-old Logan Bell is known for his hairstyles. “He’s always been about his hair. He’s very trendy. He wants the latest and greatest styles,” his hairstylist, Heather Young, said. About three months ago, Young shared a new hairstyle she saw on Facebook with Logan’s mom to see […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse, Weather

Does a Seasonal or Pay-Per-Plow Contract Make More Sense for CNY Businesses?

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By Brooke Meenachan EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – When snow starts piling up this winter, businesses need a plan to get rid of it. Syracuse is the snowiest major city in the country, but received only 70 inches of snow last year. The average is more than 100 inches. So, deciding to choose a seasonal contract […]

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Community, Non-profit, Poverty, Syracuse

First-Ever Concrete Homes in Syracuse Will Lower Utility Bills

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse Habitat for Humanity has partnered with two professors from the Syracuse school of architecture and Mason Contractors Association of America to build two homes on Hixson Avenue that could make housing more affordable. They are the first homes in the area to be built with concrete. Concrete homes […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Syracuse, Technology

UberEats launches in Syracuse

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By Brooke Meenachan Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)  Food delivery apps have gone from being an afterthought to a core part of the restaurant business. UberEATS launched in Syracuse on Monday and restaurants are already starting to see orders come in. According to a financial software, data and media company, Bloomberg, American’s have spent more money […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Poverty

Syracuse group hopes to remove “homeless” label from its neighborhood

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – One organization plans to repaint a bridge that leads into its neighborhood as a sign of what’s to come; an effort to restore the neighborhood and improve the quality of life. The bridge that crosses over West Onondaga Street reads “Mission District” on one side and “Lives Change Here” […]

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Business, Central New York, Sports, Things to do

Major Bowling Championship Coming to Central New York

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By Brooke Meenachan LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) – One of the four major bowling tournaments of the Professional Bowlers Association is taking place in Central New York this week. It’s all thanks to a local bowling alley employee who was at the right place at the right time to make it happen. Flamingo Bowl Pro Shop owner Mike McCracken […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Public Safety, safety

How to Protect Yourself from Dangerous Animals

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – You never know when an animal could attack  you. The chances are pretty slim. However, if you find yourself in harms way, it’s important to know what to do in a dangerous situation. Vice President for Conservation Policy for National Wildlife Federation, Jim Lyon, says wild animals are more […]

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