Matthew Reil's Articles

Central New York, Feature, Health, Sports

Lenn Brown: A Story Of One Boy’s Lifesaving Persistence

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By Matthew Reil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Many people will say that persistence is one of the keys to success. Well in the case of Lenn Brown, one of the managers of the Syracuse University men’s basketball team, persistence saved his life. On December 22nd, 2008, doctors diagnosed Lenn, 12-years old, with brain cancer known as medulloblastoma. […]

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Central New York, Environment, Government, Transportation

NYDOT: I-81 Project Environmental Impact Report Not Coming Anytime Soon

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By Matthew Reil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Cars may go fast on I-81 but, according to Gary Holmes, spokesperson for the state Department of Transportation (DOT), the I-81 project environmental review process is not. Holmes said Thursday that officials will not have the project’s environmental report out by the end of the year. “Certainly not with […]

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