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Business, Central New York

New Campaign Seeks Change in CNY Through Sustainable Finance

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Click the play button above to learn more about how the new Reinvestment Alliance aims to help Central New Yorkers make sustainable financial reinvestments, or read the transcript. By Cory Berberian FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A local initiative is looking to effect change in Central New York through sustainable finance. The newly-formed Reinvestment Alliance is […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics, Syracuse

McMahon Looking to Become County Executive

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By CJ Santosuosso  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Two major announcements came out of Onondaga County politics today. First, County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced she would be stepping down to take a position at SUNY-ESF within the next month. Two hours later, Ryan McMahon, the County Legislature Chairman, said he’d hope to take her place. “After […]

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Central New York, Community, Entertainment, Sports

Soccer Fans Unite Every Weekend at Wolff’s Biergarten

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By Matt Liberman Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — While the rest of Armory Square (Syracuse) remained quiet and desolate, cheers from Wolff’s Biergarten echoed through the cold, morning air. Syracuse residents sat, tucked inside, on their couches, waiting for football to begin. Yet, a small group of soccer fans ventured downtown to watch the Premier […]

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Central New York, Government

Recycling Costs May Rise in CNY

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By Brittany Ehrlich SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Waste Management has ended it’s contract with the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency. This separation may cause Onondaga residents and businesses to see a spike in recycling fees. The reason for this surge is due to China no longer accepting recycled paper. This is due to China’s inability […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics

Why Absentee Ballots Have Yet to be Counted in Democratic Primary Races

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Absentee Ballot Script By Charlie DiSturco SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The New York state Democratic primaries might have happened six days ago, and while Andrew Cuomo kept his title as governor, other races have yet to be decided. That’s because of absentee ballots, which are mailed in by residents that can’t attend election day. The […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Entertainment, Music, Syracuse, Things to do

Community and Comics

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By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Walton Street in Downtown Syracuse was the host of the 8th annual Syracuse Style Fashion Show Thursday night. Syracuse Style’s fashion event showcased much of what Downtown Syracuse has to offer, including a unique collaboration. The Director of Communications for the Downtown Committee of Syracuse Alice Maggiore, believes the […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Central New York, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Syracuse, Things to do

The Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair 2018

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By Alexis Scott SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The Broadcast/Digital Newswriting/Radio/Audio News Reporting class of Fall 2018 went to the New York State Fair recently and were able to capture some great visuals and audio for you all to view. Here is what they found out:   Natalie Fahmy interacted with John Witherbee of New York, who was demonstrating […]

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Central New York, Community, Education

New President Takes on New Plans at Museum

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Audio Transcript: Kochian Wrap By Kayla Burton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Syracuse’s Museum of Science and Technology’s (MOST) former president Tony Martin has left the museum, now a Syracuse area native Lauren Kochian in charge. Kochian has been working at MOST for three years, starting as the Chief Development Officer and later promoted to the Executive Vice President position. Kochian […]

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Central New York, Community

“Spay and Neuter Syracuse” Needs You

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Audio Transcript:BrooksSpay-2 By Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Spay and Neuter Syracuse describes itself as the only not-for-profit and low cost pet clinic in Onondaga County. According to their website, the “clinic serves the community by offering low-cost spays and neuters to people of low income, students, veterans, rescuers and shelters.” The low cost solution helps Onondaga […]

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Central New York, Community

Syracuse Summer Theater Partners with Contact Community Services to Raise Awareness about Suicide

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By Naiya Brooks EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse Summer Theater’s musical “Pippin” partnered with Contact Community  Services to raise awareness about suicide prevention. Suicide is a theme in the play and the theater thought it would be a perfect way to give back. “Well they decided to partner with us, thankfully,” said Contact’s […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Locals Rally Together for Medicare and Medicaid

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Audio Transcript: BrooksHealthcareRally Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Protesters gathered in downtown Syracuse on July 30th to celebrate Medicare & Medicaid’s 53rd birthday and to demand universal healthcare. Organizers say Congress is threatening the future of healthcare by passing tax cuts and that they plan to fight back to protect and expand both programs. “I see […]

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