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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Syracuse

Small Businesses Will Remain Closed for Thanksgiving

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Stores all over the country participate in the sales for Black Friday but some larger companies have become pressured by the competition of other stores to bring in more customers by opening earlier each year. The competitiveness has led larger companies, like Best Buy, Macy’s, and JCPenney’s, […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Syracuse, Technology

UberEats launches in Syracuse

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By Brooke Meenachan Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)  Food delivery apps have gone from being an afterthought to a core part of the restaurant business. UberEATS launched in Syracuse on Monday and restaurants are already starting to see orders come in. According to a financial software, data and media company, Bloomberg, American’s have spent more money […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Poverty

Syracuse group hopes to remove “homeless” label from its neighborhood

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – One organization plans to repaint a bridge that leads into its neighborhood as a sign of what’s to come; an effort to restore the neighborhood and improve the quality of life. The bridge that crosses over West Onondaga Street reads “Mission District” on one side and “Lives Change Here” […]

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Ralph Rotella and a friend pose for a picture inside Discount Shoe Repair (c) 2017 Tommy Farrell
Business, Central New York, Community, Non-profit, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Cobbler Feels Like an ‘Angel in Heaven’

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Ralph Rotella has been repairing shoes at Discount Shoe Repair in downtown Syracuse for over 40 years. He learned from his uncle how to fix shoes when they came over from Italy in the 1970s. The store brings in old friends, new customers, and even some important figures […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Syracuse

Oasis Mediterranean Market connects people from diverse backgrounds to their homes

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse is home to a very diverse community, from students to refugees, people from Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. Oasis Mediterranean Market gets food and other items from overseas so that people have access to them here in Syracuse. The store owner, Islam Khalafallah, who is […]

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

Food Bank of CNY Program Gives Grocery Store Customers a Chance to Donate

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Hear Price Chopper customer Les Ashby’s thoughts on the Check Out Hunger promotion being provided in some CNY grocery stores this Fall season. By Cassondra Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Dozens of people filed in and out of the Price Chopper on Erie Boulevard on this Wednesday morning, pushing carts filled with everything from apples to […]

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Business, Central New York, Syracuse

UberEATS Is Ready to Serve in Syracuse

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By Jordan Capozzi SYRACUSE. N.Y. (NCC News) – Uber’s new food delivery service has expanded to Syracuse. UberEATS began delivering food to Syracuse residents on Monday. Uber’s ride-sharing service arrived in the area just a few months ago. Similar to apps like Grubhub and Eatstreet, UberEATS delivers food from multiple restaurants around Syracuse. The list of […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, food, Jobs, Syracuse

Syracuse Restaurant Teaches the Recipe for Success

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By Frank DeLuca SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – One teaching restaurant in Syracuse is helping people get back into the workforce. With Love opened on Salina Street last December, and works with the Workforce Development program at Onondaga Community College to create paths to living wage jobs, and put graduates in positions with room to grow. […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do, Transportation

Syracuse Launches Newest Food Delivery App For Community

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — UberEATS, a food delivery service, has begun its course this week in Syracuse. Launched on Monday, this delivery app offers food delivery from participating local restaurants within the city. Some of these restaurants include Syracuse Hots, Modern Malt, Brooklyn Pickle and more. The use of the nationally […]

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Business, Central New York, Sports, Things to do

Major Bowling Championship Coming to Central New York

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By Brooke Meenachan LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) – One of the four major bowling tournaments of the Professional Bowlers Association is taking place in Central New York this week. It’s all thanks to a local bowling alley employee who was at the right place at the right time to make it happen. Flamingo Bowl Pro Shop owner Mike McCracken […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Education, History, Religion, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

Onondaga Historical Association Opens New Jewish Community Exhibit

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 By Josh Horwitz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) The new exhibit opening tonight here at the Onondaga Historical Association is taking a look at the impact that the Jewish community of Syracuse has had on the advancement of the city and the region. The exhibit looks at four specific sectors that the Jewish Community has had […]

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