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Syracuse Nonprofit Addresses the City’s Economy

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Greening USA is a Syracuse nonprofit that works on issues such as strengthening local economies and creating sustainable communities. The organization held an event on Dec. 8 that was open to the public to present the trends about Central New York’s economy, as well as Syracuse’s. The […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Poverty, race, Syracuse

Syracuse Citizens Give Their Thoughts on Syracuse’s Black Poverty Problem

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Century Foundation recently reported Syracuse has the highest concentration of Black poverty of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country. In 2000, nine Syracuse neighborhoods were deemed “extremely impoverished” meaning 40 percent or more of the population lives in poverty. Today, almost 30 of these neighborhoods exist, […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do

Renovations are in the Works for Syracuse Neighborhood

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Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse’s North Side neighborhood is line for some major upgrades. The Syracuse Neighborhood and Business Development department is in the process of applying for a five million dollar grant from Restore New York.  If approved, they plan using the money to rehabilitate vacant and rundown buildings. “It would […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Jobs

Online Shopping is forcing CNY Shops to change their Game Plan

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The economic landscape is quickly changing as more and more people are shopping online instead of visiting traditional stores, otherwise known as “Brick and Mortar stores.” Cyber Monday broke records this year as it yielded $6.59 billion dollars in contrast to the $5 billion generated by Black Friday sales. […]

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Central New York, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Airport Renovations May Not Draw In New Airlines

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Tune in to find out why airport renovations may not exactly bring in the new airlines and flights people want. By Zachary Levine SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse Hancock International is currently undergoing major renovations and modernization. The $45 million upgrade comes as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking Upstate with his revitalization […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, food, Jobs, Syracuse

Syracuse Restaurant Teaches the Recipe for Success

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By Frank DeLuca SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – One teaching restaurant in Syracuse is helping people get back into the workforce. With Love opened on Salina Street last December, and works with the Workforce Development program at Onondaga Community College to create paths to living wage jobs, and put graduates in positions with room to grow. […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do, Transportation

Syracuse Launches Newest Food Delivery App For Community

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — UberEATS, a food delivery service, has begun its course this week in Syracuse. Launched on Monday, this delivery app offers food delivery from participating local restaurants within the city. Some of these restaurants include Syracuse Hots, Modern Malt, Brooklyn Pickle and more. The use of the nationally […]

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Central New York, Jobs, Technology, Twitter

Social Media Can Help or Harm Students Looking For Jobs

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By Peyton Zeigler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Many companies have rules or guidelines regarding social media, and all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, have a terms-of-use policy. Assistant Professor of public relations at Syracuse University Gina Luttrell said many people don’t read either fully. This can lead to those people getting […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs, Syracuse

Abandoned Lantern Factory Transformed to Luxury Apartment Complex

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The R.E. Dietz Factory at 225 Wilkinson St. in Syracuse stood abandoned for decades, a reminder of a time when the Park Avenue neighborhood served as an industrial hub. The once neglected building now breathes new life, thanks to the Paulus Development Company. The developers transformed the old factory […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, International, Jobs, Politics, Syracuse

RISE: One Organization and It’s Mission to Guide The Road to Citizenship

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–While many Syracuse people may be familiar with the recent influx of immigrants and refugees, the majority of people are unaware of their journey to citizenship. Formerly known as the Somali Bantu Community Association (SBCA),  RISE— standing for refugee and immigrant self-empowerment–was founded by refugees in 2004 to ease the transition of […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Jobs, Syracuse

Local McDonald’s Opens with New Self-Ordering Kiosks

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Listen here to find out what McDonald’s is doing to recapture its lost customers. By Gabriela Knutson, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Here’s some news that may have you saying … “I’m lovin it.” The two-week old McDonald’s on Erie Boulevard opened with four new touch screen menu boards. This upgrade is part of an initiative […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs, Syracuse, Technology

Central New York Area is Trying to Attract Technology Startups

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) The Syracuse Technology Garden is a business that helps entrepreneurs create their own technology businesses, which it hopes in the end will lead to a better Syracuse economy. The Tech Garden provides numerous resources, support, and incentives to bring and keep technology startups in the Syracuse area. “We’ll offer […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Environment, Feature, food, History, Jobs, Music, Non-profit, Syracuse

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, Community, Jobs, safety

Volunteer Firefighter Convention Headed to CNY!

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York will head to Syracuse next week for its 145th annual convention. Volunteer firefighters from around New York State will gather in Liverpool, for three days of training, networking and hands on seminars. According to FASNY, the convention’s purpose is to build […]

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