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Business, Central New York, Community, Developmental Issue, Jobs, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Nonprofit Addresses the City’s Economy

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Greening USA is a Syracuse nonprofit that works on issues such as strengthening local economies and creating sustainable communities. The organization held an event on Dec. 8 that was open to the public to present the trends about Central New York’s economy, as well as Syracuse’s. The […]

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Business, Central New York, Competition, Consumer, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Bars Experience a ‘Ghost Town’ During Winter Break

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University is home to over 20,000 students with five bars on campus. Other schools in the area include LeMoyne College and SUNY ESF. One of the most popular bars near SU, Harry’s, sees a decline in customers and change in clientele. “It’s a desert,” said John Shahin, owner of Harry’s […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, holiday, Syracuse, Things to do

The Holidays Would Not Be The Same in CNY Without Volunteers

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  It’s that time of year again and the community is eager to help provide a happy holiday for those less fortunate. The Salvation Army of Syracuse is collecting donations and bringing in more volunteers in order to make this happen. The Christmas Bureau is an event put […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse, Weather

Does a Seasonal or Pay-Per-Plow Contract Make More Sense for CNY Businesses?

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By Brooke Meenachan EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – When snow starts piling up this winter, businesses need a plan to get rid of it. Syracuse is the snowiest major city in the country, but received only 70 inches of snow last year. The average is more than 100 inches. So, deciding to choose a seasonal contract […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Jobs

Online Shopping is forcing CNY Shops to change their Game Plan

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The economic landscape is quickly changing as more and more people are shopping online instead of visiting traditional stores, otherwise known as “Brick and Mortar stores.” Cyber Monday broke records this year as it yielded $6.59 billion dollars in contrast to the $5 billion generated by Black Friday sales. […]

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Business, Central New York, Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, Government, Health, Smoking

Upcoming Legislature Vote May Prevent New Smokers in Onondaga County

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The smoking rate among adults in Onondaga County is 20 percent, slightly higher than the state average. 45 percent of those tobacco users in the County are young adults, as young as age 18. However, the county is making strides to change this. Currently, shoppers must be 19 to […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, holiday, Syracuse

Online Shopping Takes It’s Toll On Stores All Across The Nation This Holiday Season

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By Natalie Mooney SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)—It’s the most wonderful time of the year and along with the eggnog and jingle bells comes the ups and downs of holiday shopping.  Stores all across the country have seen an increase in traffic since Black Friday and that traffic is expected to continue as we get deeper […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Environment, Government, Politics

Madison County Halts Plastic Bag Ban as NYS Gets Involved

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Madison County had done everything but voted on their law that would ban the use of plastic bags in grocery stores, when governor Andrew Cuomo expressed his desire to make a similar law for the state. James Goldstein is the Lebanon Town Supervisor and one of the leaders […]

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