Environment Articles

Community , Environment , Feature , International , Non-profit

Student Veteran Explains Inspiration Behind Starting International Non-Profit

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By Abby Budiman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University student Brian Kam is the founder of Thrive Projects, a non-profit organization that aims to bring simple solutions to big energy problems in Nepal. Kam claimed that, “Sometimes the greatest good comes from the simplest solutions, and at Thrive Projects we found one of those.” […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment

Central New York Offers Many Options For Christmas Tree Shopping

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Thanksgiving has come and gone, and it is time to pull out the Christmas decorations.  Businesses near Syracuse have the most important items for customers – Christmas trees. Central New York is home to many places where people can find their ideal trees, and they have the options […]

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Central New York , Consumer , Environment , Weather

CNY Warmer Weather Means Early Syrup Season

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By Bridget Chavez MORAVIA, N.Y. (NCC News) – Warmer temperatures in Central New York have caused maple syrup producers to tap their trees for sap earlier than in previous years. Usually, the maple season begins in the spring, but because of the warm weather, local businesses like Schoolyard Sugarbush now tap during the winter months. Benjamin […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , Government , Transportation

DeWitt voices traffic concerns with fixing I-81

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The future of Interstate 81 is still in the decision process after the issue started in 2013. The Town of DeWitt held a public hearing at Jamesville-DeWitt High School to educate residents on the options to fix the highway. In 2013, the Department of Transportation began planning alternatives to save […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Politics , race , Religion , safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Environment , Health

Students Fearful For Future Endeavors After Trump Win

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By Emily Adelman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Students at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry are very concerned with their specific careers following the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. “Fear, I’m upset I guess. Sadness really and scared. That’s all I […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Government

Native Americans In Syracuse Raise Awareness Of Protests and Brutality In North Dakota

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — More than 100 people gathered Wednesday night to participate in the Stand with Standing Rock Teach-In.  Expert professors from Syracuse University and SUNY ESF, a graduate student from the Navajo Nation, and the General Counsel for the Onondaga Nation sat on a panel to discuss one of the […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Community , Environment , Health

Increased Deer Sightings Causing Residents Concern

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By Jeff Slawson DEWITT, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over the past year their has been a decrease in the deer population state-wide, but for Central New York, the Department of Environmental Conservation reported that the deer population is above the “desired” level. Because of this neighbors in the Salt Springs area of Syracuse are complaining […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Consumer , Environment , food , Weather

Cold Winter Could be a Bounce Back for Maple Syrup Production

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By CB Garrett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The National Weather Service recently said there is a 70 percent chance of La Nina developing in Syracuse this winter, the much colder counterpart of El Nino, which developed last year. In the weather driven industry of maple syrup, Karl Wiles, owner of Cedarvale Maple Syrup, could be seeing increased production, […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Non-profit , Public Safety , Transportation

Phi Kappa Psi Hosts Safe Driving Week in Honor of Late Brother

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By Ashley Moore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – One Syracuse University fraternity is raising money and spreading awareness on a national issue that hits so close to home. Phi Kappa Psi is hosting safe driving week to educate people on the dangers of distracted driving and to honor, late brother Hunter Watson who died because […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , Transportation

NY DOT Asks Syracuse Community For Input On I-81’s Replacement Options

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Tuesday night marked the first of six neighborhood meetings scheduled to discuss the remaining options for reconstructing I-81. Gene Cilento, the Public Information Officer for the DOT’s Syracuse office, said the number of alternatives was reduced from 16 to two “through a lot of community input and engineering […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Environment , food

Baldwinsville Farm Wins Conservation Award

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda BALDWINSVILE, N.Y. (NCC News)- This year Emmi & Sons Inc. was awarded by the Onondaga County Soil and Water Conservation District -Conservation Farm of the Year. They were nominated by Aaron Buchta, Watershed Agriculture Resource Conservation Specialist, because of their track record on environmental management at the farm. They were established in 1921 and since 2006 have […]

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