Nicholas Fathergill's Articles

Central New York, Community, Government, International, Religion

Trump Tuesday deals with immigration ban

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Every week since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner has met with constituents in Perseverance Park to discuss Trump’s policies. This week was no different. This week’s rain-soaked Trump Tuesday dealt with the recent executive order aimed at barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries (Yemen, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria) from entering the […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, tourism

Oncenter provides a boost to Syracuse businesses

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By Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The Oncenter, located in downtown Syracuse, helps increase traffic for local businesses dependent on nightlife in the city. The center, which consists of the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center, War Memorial Arena, and John H. Mulroy Civic Center Theaters, holds a variety of events every year.  On October 15th, the […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Transportation

Low Gas Prices in Syracuse Lead to More Leisure Spending

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By Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Low gas prices in Syracuse have created more ways for people to spend their money. According to GasBuddy.com, a website dedicated to following and analyzing gasoline prices across the country, the average price for a gallon of gas is down nearly 20 cents from this time last year. […]

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Central New York, Government, Public Safety, Transportation

Amid new state crackdown, Syracuse has already fixed problem of distracted driving

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Beginning November 1st, a state-wide crackdown on distracted driving looks to reduce the number of offenders with harsher penalties, including longer license suspensions and steeper fines. Syracuse, however, has already successfully combated the problem of distracted driving.  As of October 31st, the number of distracted driving tickets issued per year plummeted by almost 90% from […]

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Education, Health, Public Safety

SU Students May Take Leaves of Absence If Ebola Patient Is Brought To Upstate Medical

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By Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – In the aftermath of Upstate Medical University receiving clearance to treat Ebola patients, students at Syracuse University are concerned. Sophomore Cole Ellenbogen is one of the students at SU that expressed his discomfort.  He said if a patient with Ebola is brought to Upstate Medical, his family […]

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