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Finger Lakes Garner Respect for Riesling Wines

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By Tommy Farrell GENEVA, N.Y. (NCC News) – Most people assume that rieslings are only sweet, however, Finger Lakes wineries want to remind people that two lesser-known varieties are worth sampling as well. The Finger Lakes region has a world renown reputation for its rieslings, a heavy-bodied and highly sugared wine that pairs well with many […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Food

From Watershed to Drinking Water: How the Land Surrounding Skaneateles Lake Affects What Ends Up in Your Cup

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By Lileana Pearson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Skaneateles Lake is our source of unfiltered drinking water, but last year it saw a toxic algae bloom because of runoff from the surrounding watershed. But, what is a watershed, and how is it safe to drink unfiltered water? Unfiltered is not the same as untreated. According to […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Food

Colder Spring Delays Local Strawberry Picking Start

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By Rafael Freitas SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- June is a month for strawberry lovers. But fans of the fruit might have noticed something different this year. The picking up season started almost two weeks later. This year’s extended winter concerned farmers about the potential effects on their berry crops. Abbott Farms manager Michael Blair said the cold had […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Environment, Food, Health, Syracuse

Rahma Edible Forest Snack Garden Brings Fresh Produce to Food Desert

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Transript By Lileana Pearson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Ncc News) – Food deserts are an area, typically urban, that has minimal access to fresh produce such as fruits and vegetables. Syracuse has several areas that are labeled as food deserts. The two worst residing in zip code areas, 13202 and 13204.  Residents that live in these areas usually […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Food, Politics

Educated But Hungry: Food Insecurity on College Campuses

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Audio Transcript:Educated and Hungry Final Script   By Sabrina Maggiore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) With tuition increases across the board, some college students are struggling to make ends meet. Despite financial aid packages, unaccounted expenses such as textbooks, rent, and food can add up and force students to make some difficult choices. As expenses mount, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Food, Health, Poverty, Syracuse

Hot Meals at the Local Boys and Girls Clubs Help Fight Hunger

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  Click the play button to learn how one local, nonprofit is serving its community in more ways than one with daily meals. Audio Transcript: Syracuse Food Shortage   By Cameron Tirado SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Beef stroganoff, salad and sliced pears were on the menu for Monday night’s dinner at the Central Village Boys and […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food

Student-Run Network Delivers Food To Local Charitable Organizations

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Click the play button above to learn about two possible solutions that can reduce excess food waste. Audio Transcript: Food Waste By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The extra food cooked at the popular restaurant downtown often goes to waste at the end of the day. One student-run organization fights the issue of excess food waste […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Jobs

Provisions Bakery Celebrates 30 Years of Making a Difference

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Audio Script:Provisions Bakery Celebrates 30 Years of Making a Difference Audio Script By Sabrina Maggiore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  With more than 30 years of business in downtown Syracuse, Provisions Bakery and Restaurant is known for serving sweet treats to local residents.  While the bakery may be famous for its chocolate chip cookies, the […]

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Community, Consumer, Food, Health

An Epidemic on College Campuses?

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Click the play button above to learn what epidemic is plaguing college campuses nationwide.  Audio Transcript: Khelil_Obesity Audio Transcript By Anthony Khelil Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)–Obesity is an epidemic that affects many across the United States; however, when it comes to obesity, college students are typically overlooked. The obesity rate among American college students grew from […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Sports, Syracuse

Bowling Is Bringing Millions To The Syracuse Economy

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VolturoBowlingImpactScript_23April2018 By Georgie Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Business  is booming at Ale N Angus Pub in Downtown Syracuse. They have seen a surge in costumers since the end of March, and they’ve had to hire new staff, just to keep up. Aside from their award winning burgers and friendly service, this surge in […]

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Syracuse Food Truck Rodeos Start Wednesday

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Video Transcript: Food Truck Rodeos Script PDF By Emily Barkann SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With warm weather right around the corner, the Syracuse Food Truck Association is preparing for another summer of Food Truck Rodeos. Every Wednesday starting this week and running through October, food trucks will set up outside of the Cosmopolitan 1153 building on […]

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Central New York, Education, Environment, Feature, Food

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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