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Local Thrift Stores Experiencing Halloween Boost

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By Johnny Oliver SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With shoppers looking to save money, Halloween has already increased spending at Syracuse thrift stores. A do-it-yourself attitude drives more business to thrift stores this time of year. Thrift stores offer a cheaper alternative to costume stores. Kathleen O’Toole, owner of Cluttered Closet Consignment Boutique in Syracuse, says […]

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National Grid’s Light Upgrades Leave Organizations In The Dark This Summer

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By Johnny Oliver SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — National Grid honored Autism Awareness Month this April by illuminating its building in blue lights. The building in downtown Syracuse is often lit up in different colors for different causes. Starting in May, organizations will have to temporarily look elsewhere for tools to raise awareness. National Grid is replacing […]

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