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(c) 2017 Tommy Farrell Macky MacPherson remembers his grandfather
(c) 2017 Tommy Farrell Kevin McAuliffe working on hotel tax breaks
Central New York , Consumer , Syracuse , tourism

Onondaga County Lawyer Has a Hotel Tax Break Plan

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Renovating old hotels can provide significant tax breaks for hotel developments. Instead of constructing new hotels in Onondaga County, Attorney Kevin McAuliffe, wants to save money for everyone by redoing aging hotels. Syracuse draws in tourists for University events and Lakeview Amphitheater performances, according to McAuliffe. Without a new tourist attraction, […]

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(c) 2017 Tommy Farrell Wetlands at the Great Swamp Conservancy
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Central New York , Community , Technology

Virtual Reality Touring Comes to Syracuse Apartment Company

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Open house has a different meaning for one apartment company in Syracuse. University Hill Apartments and Imajion Studios partnered in February 2017 to bring virtual reality touring to University Hill’s website. If the property has virtual reality viewing available, a 360 degree logo will appear in the picture. Leasing […]

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Nedrow Fire Department finishing off the fire on W. Roswell Avenue (c) 2017 Tommy Farrell
Milennials should take a closer look at what's not inside their wallet (c) 2017 Tommy Farrell
Business , Central New York , Consumer

Millennials Should Look into Owning Credit Cards

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you are a millennial, there is an unconventional way to deal with spending habits: credit cards. The consumer financial service company, Bankrate.com, issued a new study that found millennials are spending more than older generations in groceries, gas, and technology. However, according to Bankrate.com, nearly two-thirds of […]

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Mr. Jay stretching
Central New York , Community , Feature , Health , Non-profit , Things to do

Mr. Jay Gives Free Yoga Lessons

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was more than twenty years ago when Jay Rubadeaux discovered his passion for yoga. Although he received his Yoga Science certification from the Himalayan Institute, Rubadeaux never had the motive to charge for his services. “I felt uncomfortable with it,” said Rubadeaux. “I don’t think money should actually […]

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