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Central New York , Community , Education , Feature , food , Things to do

Cicero Library Takes the Cake with Teen Program

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By Sara Bonadies CICERO, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Northern Onondaga Public Library in Cicero is serving up some pretty sweet events for teens this summer. Yesterday evening, teens had the opportunity to whip-up a variety of mug cakes. The personal treats, made with simple ingredients in the microwave, are part of the rising trend toward quick, […]

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Arts , Business , Central New York , Community , Feature

Fulton Family Lights Up the Big Screen Again

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By Alana Seldon FULTON, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Midway Drive-In is back by popular demand, bringing another season of blockbusters and memories to Oswego County. The popular theatre, built in 1948, has welcomed Central New Yorkers for many years and has evoked a family-like atmosphere since the late 80’s when John Nagelschmidt V and his wife bought the […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Feature , Non-profit

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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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Consumer , Environment , Feature , food , Health , Jobs

Sheep and Goat Dairy Gains a Foothold in Locke

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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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Central New York , Community , Feature , Government , Politics , race , Twitter

SU Student’s Halloween Goes Viral

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By Kennedy Crenshaw SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–One Syracuse University student starts his walk to fame as a self-proclaimed Twitter celebrity this Halloween after a picture he Tweeted went viral. With a blonde wig and a red dress, Matt Gehrig dressed up as Tomi Lahren for Halloween. Lahren is known for her often controversial and conservative […]

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Central New York , Education , Feature , Government

Upward Bound Receives $1.9 Million to Keep Sending Students to College

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by Ashley Moore SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC News) — LeMoyne College’s Upward Bound Program, est 1965 – will be funded for the next five years after receiving a $1.9 million federal grant. Kenyon Black is the director of this Upward Bound program that serves underprivileged kids across the Syracuse community. His program makes it possible for first generation […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Feature , Government , Politics

The Mechanics of Government: High School Robotics Team Honored by Common Council

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Common Council meetings don’t often have objects flying through the air, but when Corcoran High School’s Robotics team showed up today, they put on a demonstration of their throwing robot. “Catch These Metals” is an all girl team, that built a robot to compete in the VEX Robotics […]

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Community , Feature , Health , Technology

Social Media May Negatively Impact Mental Health

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – There’s worse that could happen from an Instagram post than a low number of likes. The photo-sharing social media platform has been dubbed most detrimental to the mental health of young people, according to a recent U.K.-based #StatusOfMind study. The report, a collaboration between the Royal Society for Public […]

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Community , Education , Feature , Seniors

The Pioneers Carrying Their Parents’ Dreams: First Generation College Students

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) In every classroom there are students who are braving uncharted waters. They blend in, but they’re different. They’re the first of their families to sit in a lecture hall, pioneers carrying their parents’ dreams in their backpacks. They’re first generation college students, students who are the first of their […]

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Central New York , Community , Feature , Sports , Spring 2017

Football Recruit Found Success Despite Continued Moving Around

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By Anthony Mazzini, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Imagine moving multiple times in a four-year span while trying to compete at a high level on the football field in order to impress college football programs. For some, it would be a challenge, but for one senior at Fayetteville-Manlius High School, just like his breakaway speed […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Feature , food , Spring 2017 , Twitter

How Maple Syrup Is Made

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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