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Central New York, Community, Crime, Public Safety, safety

Security Cameras are Coming to Euclid Avenue

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By Gabriela Knutson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News ) – Syracuse University’s off-campus student housing areas will soon have security cameras. The eleven-thousand-dollar security cameras will be scattered around Euclid Avenue between Comstock Avenue and Westcott Street, including one on the corner of Euclid and Westcott. “The National Grid finished putting up all the mounts like […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Emerald Ash Borer Shows no Signs of Stopping in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first spotted in Onondaga County in 2013 and it has decimated the Ash tree population with no signs of stopping. The small green beetles lay larvae on the bark that eat the tree from the inside. New York has: 900 million Ash […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Non-profit, Public Safety, Syracuse

Sexual Assault Victims Seek Help at Vera House

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Vera House offers different programs for victims By Tyler Dudley (SYRACUSE) – Syracuse Police Department and Onondaga County Police Department answered over 600 phone calls about sexual assault in 2016. Jennifer Loppicolo works with their Community/Youth Education Program. She travels to elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools to inform younger kids and teenagers about the […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Non-profit, Syracuse

Intervening Early to Empower Women Later

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – YWCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County Inc. hosted its annual Spirit of American Women on October 17th event in hopes to raise money for YWCA programs. 12% of the women workforce are in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math). Liz Wierbinski, Program & Development Director at YWCA Syracuse, […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Syracuse, tourism, Transportation

Web Extra: $27 Million New York State Fairgrounds Transformation Project Goes Underway

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By LISA NHO SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — A new renovation project for the New York State Fairgrounds is starting to go underway. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the $27 million plan for renovating the Orange Lot of the fairgrounds. This project includes changes such as paving the lot to allow for additional parking spaces, building […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, holiday

Halloween Shoppers Will Break Spending Record This Year

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This year more than 170 million Americans are spending money on costumes and decorations to celebrate Halloween. That number is an increase of over 8 million from 2016, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. William Pickens, the Syracuse […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, International, Syracuse

Syracuse University Professors Help Make Scientific Breakthrough

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University physicists are among the global team of scientists that has made a transformative discovery in the world of astronomy.  In collaboration with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) and the Virgo gravitational-wave detectors, they have discovered the origin of gold and other elements, which has been […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, History, Syracuse, Things to do

The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, History, Syracuse, Things to do

The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

By , BDJ 465.03

By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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