Jared Barton's Articles

Central New York , Community , Education , Government

Local Library stays Dynamic in an Ever-Changing Digital Landscape

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was a busy morning at the Mundy Branch of the Onondaga Public Library. Kindergarten students from Delaware Elementary School were in for a visit and children were having a blast while also learning from the extensive amount of resources the library has to offer. “We try to encourage […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Government , Jobs , Politics , safety , Transportation

The Idea of Uber in the 315

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The pressure is on to see the City of Syracuse and the Central New York region get Uber services. Governor Cuomo has been asked by multiple police forces to implement the app statewide. The idea is that the number of DUIs would decrease with the usage of the popular […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Government , Politics

Protestors Call for “Sanctuary Campus” at SU

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over 1,000 protestors took the Syracuse University campus asking for change. It was a conglomerate of emotions during the rally with multiple groups and advocacy organizations in attendance cheering and chanting about the preservation of humanistic rights. “We reject the president elect” was one of many phases used in […]

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Central New York , Government , Transportation

With the Future of the I-81 in Balance, Officials Turn to the Public for Input

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The stretch of Interstate 81 through downtown Syracuse is due for an upgrade. The current viaduct structure has served the Central New York community since the 1950s, but decades of wear and the need for a wider stretch of roadway has created the Interstate 81 Project, an idea […]

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