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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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Business , Central New York , Community , Environment , Government , Health , Jobs , Non-profit , Politics , safety , Seniors , Transportation

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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Agriculture , Central New York , Environment , Feature , Spring 2017

Spring Brings New Life to Roses and Rosarians Alike

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Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) — Just because Carl Grillo walked away from a 35-year career of saving others as a Syracuse Firefighter, didn’t mean he wanted to stop serving others. Once Grillo made the decision to step down, he committed to helping the Syracuse Rose Society maintain the E.M. Mills Rose Garden outside […]

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Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment , food , Health , Public Safety , safety

Refugees Consuming Toxic Fish From Onondaga Lake

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By Matt Kaufax SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For years, the New York State Department of Health has issued warnings concerning the the fish in Onondaga Lake, saying that they are unhealthy for consumption.  Because of mercury, PCB, and other harmful chemical contamination, fish from the lake should not be consumed.  Unfortunately though, the Health Department’s […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , Spring 2017

SU Live “Hawk Cam” Captures More Than Just Scientific Data

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By Chris Lucey Syracuse, N.Y (NCC News) — Legend has it at Syracuse University that any couple that kisses on the “Kissing Bench” will be together forever. One set of “lovebirds” has turned heads in the university community with their own iteration on the bench. The twist is that theirs is five stories above the […]

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Central New York , Environment , Government

EPA Cuts Could Affect Onondaga Lake

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By Stephen Milewski SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency could hit home in Central New York. These cuts could have an effect on state environmental projects such as the clean-up of the Onondaga Lake, the most polluted lake in the United States. President Trump’s budget proposal […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Pets

Syracuse Hawk Nest Camp Entertains and Teaches Viewers

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By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It seems that live web cams of animals are sweeping the nation, and now Syracuse might have its very own animal cam phenomenon. Syracuse University installed its Red-Tailed Hawk Nest Cam in order to track the lives of  three red-tailed hawks that nested atop Lyman Hall on campus. […]

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Business , Community , Environment , Things to do , Weather

CNY Ski Resorts Face Warm Winter Climate

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Warm is rarely used to describe a Central New York winter. However, this February marked record-high temperatures in the area. Due to the unseasonably warm climate, several ski resorts near Syracuse were forced to close temporarily. Others like Toggenburg Mountain remain relatively unscathed. Shelia Larkin, Toggenburg’s sales and […]

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Environment , safety , Transportation , Weather

Thousands Evacuate San Jose After Storms Continue

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By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)―Fourteen thousand people in San Jose, California were asked to evacuate their homes after a record breaking creek overflow. For the past few weeks, California has been hit with constant rainstorms and flood warnings. The flooding occurred along the Coyote Creekway, resting alongside the Silicon Valley. By Tuesday night, the creek […]

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