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NCC News at 4PM: Things Getting Heated in Dryden

By , BDJ 665.1

Solar energy is on the rise across the nation, and now – it could be a major player in Dryden as well.  However, one local farm’s proposed location for it’s solar energy has some community members up in arms. NCC News reporter Stephen Armstrong will have that story coming up on the NCC News 4:00 […]

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Coming Up on NCC News at 4:00

By , BDJ 665.1

Coming up on NCC News at 4:00: The TSA is at the Syracuse Hancock airport showing you travel tips to help keep you ahead of “the pack” this summer…. One Dryden farm is causing some heated debate in the community…. And we’ll tell you about the new law passed in New York that raises the required […]

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Goats with a Purpose

By , BDJ 665.2

By Bridget Chavez BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Purpose Farm connects children who have been neglected or abused with animals from similar circumstances. The farm is run by Sandra Seabrook and has been up and running since 2009. “The kids go from no emotions to blossoming and caring for their siblings,” Seabrook said. The farm helps […]

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Sheep and Goat Dairy Gains a Foothold in Locke

By , BDJ 665.1

By Stephen Armstrong LOCKE, N.Y. (NCC News)  – There are more than half a million dairy cows in New York State. They were the biggest contributors to the nearly $15 billion of milk produced in the state last year. The 13,700 dairy goats in New York State are a small fraction of that equation, compared to […]

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NCC News at 4:00 – Strawberry Fields in CNY Get a Late Start to the Season

By , BDJ 665.2

By Sarah Minkewicz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y (NCC News) – It’s slim pickings in strawberry fields across Central New York. June 5th marks Strawberry-picking season on the New York Harvest Calendar. This year the season is a week behind schedule. Kiona Dyches has the full story on NCC News at 4 p.m. and later on NCC News […]

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Rainy Weather Delays CNY Farmers

By , BDJ 665.1

Anthony Emmi of Emmi Farms in Baldwinsville spends the warm weather making up lost time after a rainy Spring season.     By Sarah Minkewcz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York had excessive rainfall this Spring and it’s causing some farmers to play catch up. “We have processed beans, we have to plant first and […]

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NCC News at 4:00 – Ticks on the Rise in Central New York: Could Climate Change be to Blame?

By , BDJ 665.2

By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – getting outdoors during summer can mean picking up some unwanted hitchhikers – ticks. The the deer (or blacklegged) variety is common across New York State, and the tiny arachnids are about the size of a sesame seed. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the problem with having […]

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NCC News at 4:45: Green Lakes State Park Improvements

By , BDJ 665.1

New York State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey announced more renovations to the Green Lakes State Park. The Park Committee already built a brand new clubhouse for golfers and fixed the bar and patio area. The renovations are all part of $16.9 million plan to improve overall conditions of the park. The next thing on the […]

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Trout Swim Back Into Syracuse as Fishing Season Returns

By , BDJ 364.02

By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)–  Trout season in Central New York opens this Saturday, the 1st ofApril. New York state estimates that season won’t be lacking in fish and an upwards of 20,000 rainbow trout expected to be found in Skaneateles Lake. Dr. Neil Ringler a Professor at SUNY ESF says that its impossible know for […]

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How Maple Syrup Is Made

By , BDJ 667.02

Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Environment , Feature , Spring 2017

Spring Brings New Life to Roses and Rosarians Alike

By , BDJ 364.03

Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) — Just because Carl Grillo walked away from a 35-year career of saving others as a Syracuse Firefighter, didn’t mean he wanted to stop serving others. Once Grillo made the decision to step down, he committed to helping the Syracuse Rose Society maintain the E.M. Mills Rose Garden outside […]

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