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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Geeks dumps Phones for Board Games

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Boardgames may seem like like an old past time but one organization uses them to socialize and get together. “The goal of the group is to get geeky people together and give them an opportunity to socialize through something we love,” said Syracuse Society of Geeks organizer Jill […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, Syracuse

Samurai Wasps and Citizen Scientists Make for a Dynamic Duo versus Stinkbugs in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Cornell Professor Arthur Agnello and Peter Jentsch are working on a project where everyday citizens can help bring the fight to stink bugs. Terri Lauber enlisted as a citizen scientist in Syracuse and was happy to help. “I like science and nature, and why not they need help in fighting the stinkbugs,” […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Sports, Syracuse

Syracuse Area Boxing Club Creates Champions Inside and Outside the Ring

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The West Area Athletic and Education Center has helped give kids from the inner city a positive outlet through the sport of boxing. The owner, Mr. Ray Rinaldi has a philosophy in training his boxers. “No du-rags, no having your pants low or to your ankles, and no swear […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Emerald Ash Borer Shows no Signs of Stopping in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first spotted in Onondaga County in 2013 and it has decimated the Ash tree population with no signs of stopping. The small green beetles lay larvae on the bark that eat the tree from the inside. New York has: 900 million Ash […]

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Central New York

Local Football Organization Aims To Keep Kids Safe While Playing Tackle Football

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By Jose Cuevas SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS ) – The Journal of the American Medical Association released a study in which 202 brains of deceased football players were examined. The results were shocking as 99 percent of professional football players were diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy also known as CTE. Danny Conley, President of the Fayetteville/Manlius Youth […]

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Central New York

Youtube Is Hindering ISIS Recruiting Efforts. Local Religious Leader Reacts

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By Jose Cuevas SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Youtube is making great strides in working to curb ISIS recruitment media. Youtube recently announced that it will redirect search queries for ISIS propaganda to videos that condemn the terrorist organization or videos showing the victims of terrorism. This initiative aims to impede ISIS recruitment efforts as the terrorist organization […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Religion

Local Mosque provides support for Muslims affected by travel ban

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By Jose Cuevas SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Syracuse’s Islamic Society of Central New York provides worship and support services to the Muslim Community. Members of the community have recently been affected by the Trump Administration’s travel ban as some of their respective family members have been barred from entering the country. “The whole ban is non-sense […]

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Central New York, Community, Technology

Pokémon GO Makes A Collaborative Comeback

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By Jose Cuevas SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)—The popular mobile game Pokémon GO has been enjoying a resurgence as of late due to new features that are re-engaging long time players and enticing newcomers to join. These features include the addition of raid battles and the arrival of the legendary Pokémon Articuno and Lugia. The addition of raid battles has made the […]

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