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Central New York Pop Warner Reacts to Concussion Study

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By Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Journal of the American Medical Association’s alarming study regarding Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy  (CTE) shows if you play football through the professional level, there is an extremely high chance of a person developing the brain disease. Where does the dream of becoming a professional football start? In local […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Dangerous Animals

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – You never know when an animal could attack  you. The chances are pretty slim. However, if you find yourself in harms way, it’s important to know what to do in a dangerous situation. Vice President for Conservation Policy for National Wildlife Federation, Jim Lyon, says wild animals are more […]

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The Harry Potter Books Are Celebrating Two Decades

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– J.K. Rowling’s novel Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone turned 20 this year.  To Celebrate, the Onondaga Free Library is hosting a “Harry Potter Week.” With the help of teen volunteers, library Assistant Director Alyssa Newton, created events so people in the community could celebrate. “I noticed that the books […]

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Syracuse Alum Says The School’s Recent Ranking is Well-Deserved

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By Dominique Patrick SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — Syracuse University is among top colleges in the U.S., and several high rankings follow. Out of nearly 5,000 colleges, SU lands at number 144.  Forbes and the Princeton Review rank the university by using surveys. A few rankings to note: number 108 in Private Colleges, number 68 in the […]

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The Flip Side Of Parking In Handicapped Parking

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll only be a minute” and parked in a handicapped parking spot? Well, one ex-Sheriff  says this type of behavior hits too close to home.  For more than three years, Ruth Schwartz worked as a Deputy Sheriff for SHAPE overseeing public parking lots. […]

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(c) 2017 Tommy Farrell Wetlands at the Great Swamp Conservancy
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A Syracuse Library is Offering One-on-One Job Search Appointments

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-  The Onondaga County Public Library Hazard Branch is offering job search tools to help people find jobs during Syracuse’s unemployment increase. The Adult Service Librarian, Jennifer Husenitza, was hired at the Hazard Branch earlier this year in April based off of her ability to help people in the community. “Part of the […]

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Solar Eclipse Party within the SU Physics Department

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) Whether your a science whiz or not, the Syracuse University Physics Department invites both students and the public to attend their solar eclipse events. On August, 21 at about 1 in the afternoon, a total solar eclipse will be sweeping across the nation starting from Oregon to South Carolina. […]

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Le Moyne College is Hosting a Stem Program

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Le Moyne College is hosting its second annual STEM program for young women who are eager to learn more about science, technology, and math. This week long program empowers women by giving them the opportunity to gain new skills in a career field that is dominated by men. Emma […]

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Splashes of Art are Hidden in Downtown Syracuse.

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The Poster Project, a local group that consists of artists and poets installed Splash Poetry downtown. Splash Poetry is haiku poems that are sprayed on sidewalks. What makes these poems different is that they are not visible on sunny days, they only appear when rain falls down on them. According to […]

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The Erie Canal Celebrates its Bicentennial Year

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Erie Canal is celebrating its 200th birthday.  The first shovel of dirt was dug up on July 4, 1817, which ultimately began the construction on the canal. The Erie Canal Museum, located in Downtown Syracuse, was once a weighlock building that was in charge of weighing canal boats. The Erie […]

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The Stage of Nations Plans Film Night Preview

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By Brittany Henderson Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Stage of Nations Blue Rain ECOfest will return this weekend and bring in the festival with a new twist. The annual festival will be filled with music, educational exhibits,  and Haudenosaunee Singers and dancer. The festival sticks to the  Haudenosaunee value of supporting the social needs […]

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Fun And Forensics At MOST In Syracuse

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Preparations are underway for the one week “A MOST Perplexing Mystery”  forensics camp at Milton J. Rubenstein Museum. This year, the use of the Cornell Institute kits will allow for a true hands-on crime scene investigation. Angela Gaige, Director of Education and Certified Teacher, believes these kits […]

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Parents and Children Hula Hooping (c) 2017 by Brittany Henderson