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Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The fall class of BDJ 364 went to the New York State Fair on Thursday August 31st to explore the fair’s many sights and sounds, below is what they discovered. Emma H. Henzes went to the Pan-African Village to listen to John Heard, a percussion teacher in Syracuse, […]

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Central New York, Feature, Government, Politics, Syracuse

Raymond Blackwell is Back in the Syracuse Mayoral Race as a Write-In

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Syracuse Mayoral race has gained traction, but one candidate has found a way around the typical ballot. Democratic Mayoral candidate, Raymond Blackwell was booted from the democratic primary last week after a Board of Elections hearing. According to the Board, the 28-year-old did not submit enough valid […]

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Community, Feature

First Annual “Stop the Stigma” Motorcycle Ride

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By Tyler Dudley SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Motorcyclists and other community members gathered at Destiny USA on Sunday in hopes of raising awareness for drug overdose and addiction. “Stop the Stigma” motorcycle ride was organized by Mike Lanzafame with the help of Prevention Network. Lanzafame said about 100 people gathered for the 45-minute motorcycle ride around Syracuse. […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Feature

Whitney Point Alligator is Now on Social Media

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by Karthik Venkataraman WHITNEY POINT, New York– Maybe the best way to catch an alligator is to think like one. Well now you can get the thoughts of the Whitney Point alligator on social media. The reported Whitney Point alligator still hasn’t been caught and is on the loose in Facebook. The animal now has a personality, posting statuses […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Feature, Health, Public Safety, Seniors, Transportation

The Flip Side Of Parking In Handicapped Parking

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll only be a minute” and parked in a handicapped parking spot? Well, one ex-Sheriff  says this type of behavior hits too close to home.  For more than three years, Ruth Schwartz worked as a Deputy Sheriff for SHAPE overseeing public parking lots. […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Feature, food, holiday, Music, Non-profit

Prost! Oktoberfest is coming to CNY!

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Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) –  The German American Society of Central New York is set to host its 57th Oktoberfest at Long Branch Park in Liverpool this weekend. The festival’s highlights include German food and drinks, as well as performances from the Harmony Katz Barbershop Chorus, the Bavarian Brothers and Enzian Bavarian Dancers. Senator John DeFrancisco will kick-off the […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, Non-profit, Things to do

Mr. Jay Gives Free Yoga Lessons

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was more than twenty years ago when Jay Rubadeaux discovered his passion for yoga. Although he received his Yoga Science certification from the Himalayan Institute, Rubadeaux never had the motive to charge for his services. “I felt uncomfortable with it,” said Rubadeaux. “I don’t think money should actually […]

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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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