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Community

Syracuse Neighborhood Clean up Efforts Lead to Inconsistent Results

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By Jude Allume SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse’s Home HeadQuarters helps in developing high need communities in a number of ways, like with their annual event they call Block Blitz. Since 2009, Block Blitz has brought volunteers into neighborhoods deemed as high-needs to perform maintenance on as many homes as possible in a single day. The organization’s Chief […]

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Crime

Surveillance Cameras Being Installed to Combat Crime on Milton Avenue

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By Jude Allume SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Citizens of West Syracuse have been calling city officials to take action against the neighborhoods recent increase in criminal activity. Syracuse Police department has recognized the neighborhood as a growing crime area through crime mapping, supporting the concern of local residents. The Syracuse common council has decided to install cameras […]

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Business, Central New York, Community

Tech Garden Assists in the Growth of New Businesses

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By Jude Allume, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — The Tech Garden has long been a powerful tool in the launch and development of technology-leveraging start-up companies. Located in Syracuse, the company was created to turn two empty MONY Plaza buildings into a business incubator for manufacturing and services businesses. Since opening in 2004, the company has helped […]

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Central New York, Politics, safety, Transportation

Special Guards on Trucks: Worth While or a Waste of Time and Money?

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By Jude Allume, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — Senator Chuck Schumer has recently pushed for the federal government to change safety regulations for trucks. The push comes as a result of an accident involving a truck which killed four people. A milk tanker jackknifed on I-81 on July fifth, blocking several lanes on the highway. Two cars crashed […]

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