Odeya Pinkus's Articles

Arts, Central New York, History, Music, Syracuse

Local Dance Team Practices Centuries-Old U.K. Tradition

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By Odeya Pinkus SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Despite being an ocean away, the tradition of Border Morris dance is alive in Syracuse. A dance that has roots in England and Wales, Border Morris involves clashing sticks, singing and shouting. The Basset Street Hounds practice this centuries-old tradition every week, and perform at various local events, such as […]

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Business, Community, Consumer, Syracuse

Luxury Student Housing Means Competition for Local Landlords

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By: Odeya Pinkus, SYRACUSE (NCC News) – With the number of luxury student apartments growing, Syracuse University students are getting more options for where they can live. Mike Albanese, who rents out apartments near the University, said that some landlords are concerned about the competition. Albanese, however, said he wants to wait to see what […]

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Central New York, Community, Government

LGBTQ Advocacy Center Reacts to Trump’s Military Ban

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President Trump announced that transgender people will no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S. Military. He released a series of tweets this morning, writing that the United States Military must be “focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, History

New Apartments Could Be Coming to Historic Downtown Building

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By Odeya Pinkus SYRACUSE (NCC News) – More than a million dollars in renovations could soon turn an old building into a new living space. Armory Boys LLC., the company which owns the Piper-Phillips building in Armory Square, is planning to create new apartments within the historic site. Located W. Fayette Street, the italianate-style structure was […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics

Without political affiliation, Syracuse man seeks mayoral victory

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By Odeya Pinkus SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Despite coming from a family of Republicans, Syracuse mayoral candidate Ben Walsh is running for office as an independent. Currently endorsed by the Reform party, Walsh already has a guaranteed spot on November’s ballot. But when it comes to spots on the ballot he said, “the more the merrier.” Walsh […]

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