Tag: Onondaga County Legislature Articles

Thew new amphitheater has sitting capacity for 5,000 people.
Central New York , Government , Transportation

The Amphitheater Seems To Be Great For Some And Not So Great For Others

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By Arlety Gonzalez SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The opening of the Lakeview Amphitheater with country singer Miranda Lambert exceeded many people’s expectations. Many agree that it was a successful event; however, others said that there were a few problems. “They built the amphitheater very quickly,” said County Legislator Kevin Holmquist. “I think mostly everyone expected there […]

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Israeli Prime Minister Asks For Continued Help From the US, IHOP Gives Away Free Pancakes, New Chinese Market Opens On Erie and More on NCC News Today

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By Zachary Tornabene SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke in front of Congress on Tuesday asking for continued support from the United States against Tehran’s push for nuclear weapons. The Speaker of the House, Republian John Boehner, invited Netanyahu to appear before Congress at the White House. The Prime Minister’s arrival was […]

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Garbage in Onondaga County was reported at 315,175 tons in 2012, according to OCRRA Waste-to-Energy reports. (c) 2014 Sara Gatcomb

Lawmaker Pushes for Dog Shelter at Local Correctional Facility to Benefit Inmates and Dogs

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By Cassie DiLaura SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) — After Onondaga County Legislature rejected County Executive Joanie Mahoney’s request for an additional $100,000 on top of the already accounted $250,000 to build a dog shelter at the Jamesville Correctional Facility, Chairman Ryan McMahon took matters into his own hands. On October 14th, Chairman McMahon sent a letter […]

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Ash Trees in Onondaga Lake Park (c) NCC News 2014

40,000 Ash Trees To Be Cut Down


By Regina Sibilia SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In an attempt to squash the feeding ground for the Emerald Ash Borer beedle, Onondaga County will be cutting down 40,000 Ash trees. The insects borough into Ash trees and suck up the nutrients inside. This kills the tree so its trunk begins to break and fall and […]

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