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The Annual Eastwood Market Day is Back

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The Eastwood Neighborhood Association has come up with a fun way to get the community out of the house, and spend a little cash for a good cause. The 8th Annual Eastwood Market Day is coming back this Saturday. This event brings locals out to sell their personal belongings in […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs, Syracuse

Syracuse Unemployment Rate Higher Than State Average

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE (NCC News) –  There is bad news tonight about the Syracuse job market.  According to Brookings Institution, Syracuse was ranked as having the worst economy in metro areas just this year. Currently, the unemployment rate is 5.0% which puts Syracuse above the state and nation rates of unemployment. Associate Economist of the New York […]

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Agriculture, Community, Consumer, food, Things to do

Rainy Season Brings Struggle to Local Farmers

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The Downtown Farmers Market allows local farmers to come sell their produce. However, with the record breaking rainfall this year, damaged crops have been a worry in these farmers eyes. A farmer from Oswego county, Bethany Ingersoll, has been participating in local farmers markets for seven years. Ingersoll […]

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