Waldy Diez's Articles

Environment , Weather

Flash Flood Hits Parts of New York

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By Waldy Diez NEWFIELD, N.Y. (NCC News) – A flash flood watch in Central New York is in effect from 10 p.m. tonight through Tuesday morning. Parts of the state were affected by Sunday night’s severe flash flooding. The National Weather Service in Binghamton issued a Public Information Statement this morning. The statement includes observations […]

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Central New York , Education

Onondaga County Residents Find Their Forever Families on National Adoption Day

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By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Onondaga County celebrated its 14th annual National Adoption Day today. National Adoption Day began in 2000 and is normally celebrated on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. According to the website, the day “is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to […]

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Business , Consumer , Education

Syracuse University Students Teach Others About Credit in a Unique Way

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By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’re wondering why there has been a grim reaper roaming campus the past two weeks, you’re probably not alone. This character is part of a marketing campaign students from the NewHouse, Syracuse University’s student-run ad agency, are participating in. A team of six students – Julia Burns, […]

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Government

Clinton Comes to Syracuse to Support Maffei

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By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The 24th Congressional District race between U.S. Representative Democratic incumbent Dan Maffei and former federal prosecutor John Katko is one of the most competitive house races in the nation because it’s happening in a swing district. It is a close race with Maffei leading by about three percentage points. If […]

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Education

Students Camp Out At Shack-A-Thon

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By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – More than 800 people in Syracuse and Onondaga County are homeless, and students at the Habitat for Humanity at Syracuse University and SUNY ESF raised money and awareness about the situation by sleeping in shacks. More than 50 students built 13 shacks on the quad to sleep in […]

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