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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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Central New York , Community , Education , Jobs , Syracuse

A Syracuse Library is Offering One-on-One Job Search Appointments

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-  The Onondaga County Public Library Hazard Branch is offering job search tools to help people find jobs during Syracuse’s unemployment increase. The Adult Service Librarian, Jennifer Husenitza, was hired at the Hazard Branch earlier this year in April based off of her ability to help people in the community. “Part of the […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Jobs , Syracuse

Syracuse Unemployment Rate Higher Than State Average

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE (NCC News) –  There is bad news tonight about the Syracuse job market.  According to Brookings Institution, Syracuse was ranked as having the worst economy in metro areas just this year. Currently, the unemployment rate is 5.0% which puts Syracuse above the state and nation rates of unemployment. Associate Economist of the New York […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Jobs

Housing Development Company is Developing Careers

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Jubilee Homes, a housing development company in Southwest Syracuse, is shifting gears by guiding its residents toward building a career path. Jubliee’s Build to Work program provides economically disadvantaged people with services like job training, a program to get their G.E.D. and job fairs. “There’s such a high need for […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Jobs

WISE Helps Women Entrepreneurs

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By Mary Peters SYRACUSE (NCC News) – A local women’s career organization is making an impact.  WISE, which stands for Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship, has been changing women’s lives.  This program gives its participants access to resources to build or develop their company through mentor guidance in creating a business plan. Magaly Nobles-Marrero, a […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , History , Jobs , Transportation

200 Years of the Erie Canal

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – You might walk right past it and never notice, but there’s part of a canal in Syracuse’s Clinton Square. Beside the fountain there are two sunken pits – they’ve been dug out to expose the Erie Canal stones found below. The Erie Canal cut right through Syracuse, splitting Clinton […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment , Jobs , Weather

NCC News at 4PM: Things Getting Heated in Dryden

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Solar energy is on the rise across the nation, and now – it could be a major player in Dryden as well.  However, one local farm’s proposed location for it’s solar energy has some community members up in arms. NCC News reporter Stephen Armstrong will have that story coming up on the NCC News 4:00 […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Consumer , Environment , Government , holiday , Jobs , safety , tourism , Transportation

Coming Up on NCC News at 4:00

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Coming up on NCC News at 4:00: The TSA is at the Syracuse Hancock airport showing you travel tips to help keep you ahead of “the pack” this summer…. One Dryden farm is causing some heated debate in the community…. And we’ll tell you about the new law passed in New York that raises the required […]

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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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The Positivity Project
Central New York , Education , Jobs

CNY Schools aim to bring positivity to classrooms

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y.—The Positivity Project held a seminar for central new York teachers today at Whitman School of Management. Teachers were immersed in lessons and exercises to gain the resources to bring positivity into their classrooms. Many schools were represented including Syracuse city schools and Fayetteville-Manlius schools. Teachers were on a mission to […]

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