Environment Articles

Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse

CNY’s ‘Most Polluted Lake In America’ Could Soon Be Transformed Into A Public Beach

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Video transcript: Milana_OnondagaLakeBeach_23Apr18 By Giulia Milana LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) – Formerly known as the “most polluted lake in America,” Onondaga Lake is now the cleanest it has been in over 100 years, and the county wants to take advantage of that. A feasibility study is scheduled to begin this spring to determine the practicality of adding […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse, Weather

CNY Landscapers and Insurance Agents Help Repair Damage After Snowstorm

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Video transcript: Barkann Package 3 Tree Cleanup 5Mar18 By Emily Barkann SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York has some of the worst weather in the nation, which benefitted landscaping and insurance companies after Friday’s record-breaking snowstorm. When rain falls, water runs off trees causing minimal damage, but when snow falls, it piles up and weighs […]

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Camps, Central New York, Education, Environment, Feature, food, Fundraiser, Workforce Development

Drivers Without Handicapped Permits Parking In Handicapped Spots In Syracuse

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Video Transcript: Handicapped Parking By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  Handicapped people are struggling to park their cars because drivers without handicapped passes are taking their reserved spots. Accessible parking spots are designed to make it possible for people with disabilities to park in public spaces with ease. The parking spots are convenient because […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Things to do, Transportation

Syracuse seeks partners in new bike-share program

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Package Script By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The city of Syracuse is one step closer to its new bike-share program, with bike-stands expected to hit the streets this summer. The Office of the Mayor made an announcement saying the city is looking for potential business partners for the new program. Syracuse Mayor […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Family, holiday

Onondaga Free Library is Preparing Children for Earth Day

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  Click to hear about Onondaga Free Library’s plans to educate children about the environment this week. Audio Transcript: EarthDayPrep By Payton May Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)– Librarians at the Onondaga Free Library wants to spread the message this Earth Day that just like a book can have a new life in every new person’s […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, History, Manufacturing, Politics, Syracuse

Even in a Market With Limited Homes Available for Purchase, Buyer Demand Remains Strong

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Click the play button above to learn why buyer demand remains high despite limited homes available for sale.  Audio transcript:newscast 5 script By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– Home sales in New York State dropped 6.2 percent this February. New York State realtors closed 7,328 sales, almost 500 fewer than the 7,800 sales made in […]

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

Local zoo holds a naming vote for a new penguin chick

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Click play to learn more about the naming contest for the penguin chick. Audio Transcript: Lee_Name the Penguin By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is welcoming a new penguin chick to their family and are asking the public to choose a name for him. The chick, a male Humboldt penguin, hatched […]

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Central New York, Environment, safety

OCRRA To Meet on Jamesville Trash and Recycling Facility Renovations

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Click play to hear more about the Recycling and Operations Committee meeting and the discussions of a new consolidation plan. By Lianza Reyes SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency  Recycling and Operations Committee met on Wednesday to discuss potential renovations at the Jamesville’s trash and recycling facility on Rock Cut […]

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Central New York, Community, Competition, Environment, Government, Syracuse, Weather

Syracuse Finds New Snow Removal Solutions Through a Local Contest

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  Click the play button above to learn how Mayor Ben Walsh originally struggled to use the data. Audio Transcript: Civic Hackathon Transcript By Cameron Tirado SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Oswego, New York native Michael G. Phillips is no stranger to the snow, but he was unfamiliar with the type of data he used to […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment

“The New York Farm Show: How is New Technology Affecting Farmers”

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Video Transcript Farm Fairs By Amorray Marcano Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Having a successful farm in this day and age is hard, leaving many farmers wondering if their presence is included in the future of farming. The New York Farm Show is the annual event where about 420 manufacturers from the United States, Canada and […]

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