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NCC News at 4PM: Things Getting Heated in Dryden

By , BDJ 665.1

Solar energy is on the rise across the nation, and now – it could be a major player in Dryden as well.  However, one local farm’s proposed location for it’s solar energy has some community members up in arms. NCC News reporter Stephen Armstrong will have that story coming up on the NCC News 4:00 […]

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Coming Up on NCC News at 4:00

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Coming up on NCC News at 4:00: The TSA is at the Syracuse Hancock airport showing you travel tips to help keep you ahead of “the pack” this summer…. One Dryden farm is causing some heated debate in the community…. And we’ll tell you about the new law passed in New York that raises the required […]

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The West Nile virus is found in New York. What does this mean for Central New York?

By , BDJ 665.2

The New York City Health Department says it had detected the first of the season’s mosquitoes with West Nile virus. Though no human cases have been reported in the agency’s announcement, the virus has caused an alarm regarding safety among environmentalists and health professionals. Professor of pest information Kim Adams said that the virus has […]

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Local Children Sponsored for Camp in Adirondaks

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By Kristen Edwards SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Generous sponsors have allowed three Lyncourt School seventh graders to attend sleep away camp in the Adirondaks this summer. The camp is called Naturalmente. It runs August 20-25th and focuses on learning more about science and Spanish. It is hosted by the Interact Language Center, where one of the […]

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Goats with a Purpose

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By Bridget Chavez BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Purpose Farm connects children who have been neglected or abused with animals from similar circumstances. The farm is run by Sandra Seabrook and has been up and running since 2009. “The kids go from no emotions to blossoming and caring for their siblings,” Seabrook said. The farm helps […]

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Sheep and Goat Dairy Gains a Foothold in Locke

By , BDJ 665.1

By Stephen Armstrong LOCKE, N.Y. (NCC News)  – There are more than half a million dairy cows in New York State. They were the biggest contributors to the nearly $15 billion of milk produced in the state last year. The 13,700 dairy goats in New York State are a small fraction of that equation, compared to […]

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NCC News at 4:00 – Strawberry Fields in CNY Get a Late Start to the Season

By , BDJ 665.2

By Sarah Minkewicz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y (NCC News) – It’s slim pickings in strawberry fields across Central New York. June 5th marks Strawberry-picking season on the New York Harvest Calendar. This year the season is a week behind schedule. Kiona Dyches has the full story on NCC News at 4 p.m. and later on NCC News […]

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Rainy Weather Delays CNY Farmers

By , BDJ 665.1

Anthony Emmi of Emmi Farms in Baldwinsville spends the warm weather making up lost time after a rainy Spring season.     By Sarah Minkewcz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York had excessive rainfall this Spring and it’s causing some farmers to play catch up. “We have processed beans, we have to plant first and […]

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NCC News at 4:00 – Ticks on the Rise in Central New York: Could Climate Change be to Blame?

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – getting outdoors during summer can mean picking up some unwanted hitchhikers – ticks. The the deer (or blacklegged) variety is common across New York State, and the tiny arachnids are about the size of a sesame seed. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the problem with having […]

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NCC News at 4:45: Green Lakes State Park Improvements

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New York State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey announced more renovations to the Green Lakes State Park. The Park Committee already built a brand new clubhouse for golfers and fixed the bar and patio area. The renovations are all part of $16.9 million plan to improve overall conditions of the park. The next thing on the […]

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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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