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Baby Care Centers at NYSF

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N. Y. (NCC News) — The New York State Fair will have baby care centers built throughout the fair complex for this upcoming summer event. There are four centers in total. The building’s exterior were delivered to the fair grounds late last week, according to a New York State Fair spokesman. […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , History , holiday , International , Jobs , Politics

International Women’s Day Rally Coming to Syracuse University

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Wednesday is International Women’s Day. Across the globe, demonstrations, rallies, and strikes will be held to create awareness for international women’s rights. Here at Syracuse University, the Coalition for Justice organization will be holding a rally on the quad on Wednesday afternoon. The rally will allow students, and those in […]

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Central New York , Community , Religion

Syracuse Rabbi Appalled with Vandalism at Jewish Cemeteries

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Conversations began at Syracuse Jewish Temples after the number of graves vandalized in Philadelphia were released. Rabbi Daniel Fellman, from the Temple of Concord in Syracuse, said he finds these acts atrocious. “It is hard for me to differentiate my response as a Rabbi from being a human being. There is […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , History , Jobs , Sports , Spring 2017

Manny’s Changes Game Plan After Basketball Seasons End

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Businesses like Manny’s rely on the university’s basketball team performances for their marketing sales. With both the men’s and women’s seasons over, Manny’s is starting their search to find new ways to boost sales. Manny’s, which has been located on Marshall Street since 1949, is the oldest store on the block. The store primarily sells […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment , food , Seniors , Sports , Spring 2017 , Things to do

Trout Swim Back Into Syracuse as Fishing Season Returns

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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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Community , Education , Feature , Seniors

The Pioneers Carrying Their Parents’ Dreams: First Generation College Students

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) In every classroom there are students who are braving uncharted waters. They blend in, but they’re different. They’re the first of their families to sit in a lecture hall, pioneers carrying their parents’ dreams in their backpacks. They’re first generation college students, students who are the first of their […]

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Arts , Central New York , Community , Government

How Joe Driscoll’s Winding Path Has Lead Him to Local Politics

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By Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The career path for politicians today often crosses through law school and a high profile, lucrative corporate job before reaching public office. However, Joe Driscoll traded the suit and tie for guitars and loop pedals in his candidacy for Common Council, and it’s provided him a unique advantage. Driscoll […]

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Central New York , Community , Feature , Sports , Spring 2017

Football Recruit Found Success Despite Continued Moving Around

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By Anthony Mazzini, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Imagine moving multiple times in a four-year span while trying to compete at a high level on the football field in order to impress college football programs. For some, it would be a challenge, but for one senior at Fayetteville-Manlius High School, just like his breakaway speed […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Non-profit

Meals on Wheels Sees Flood of Support During National Volunteer Week

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By Olivia Liskowitz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) It’s National Volunteer Week and the Meals on Wheels in downtown Syracuse has seen an outpouring of support. One of the biggest reasons for the support, however, is President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. If approved, the budget would cut $300,000, or about one-third, of the local chapter’s current budget. This presents […]

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Central New York , Community , Health

Governor Cuomo’s Bike Trail Could Reconnect Syracuse with the Cycling Community

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By Zachary Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Erie Boulevard may soon be a part of the Empire State Trail, according to a map released by the Syracuse Metropolitan Traffic Council. The official layout of the trail through Syracuse has yet to be determined, but it has the potential to reconnect the city with the cycling community. Lots […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Feature , food , Spring 2017 , Twitter

How Maple Syrup Is Made

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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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Mayor Miner aims to Replace Aging Infrastructure

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At a press conference today Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, flanked by a coalition of support agencies, announced her goal of replacing the city’s aging pipes. Mayor Miner stressed that “We cannot afford to wait; our communities depend on reliable, affordable access to clean water, good roads, and functional […]

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Web Extra: NY Bill Would Let Movie Theaters Sell Alcohol

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Moviegoers in New York may be able to buy alcoholic beverages at theaters soon. According to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget, a new bill would permit alcoholic beverage sales in licensed movie theaters under certain conditions. While last year’s theatrical market statistics, by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), showed an increase in global box office […]

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