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Central New York, Community, Government, Public Safety, safety

2017 Cicero Citizens Police Academy ‘Building Relationships’

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By Tommy Farrell CICERO, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Cicero Citizens Police Academy is in its third year allowing academy members to get an inside look of the police department. The academy is a 14-week, once a week program that gives the 20 students behind the scenes access to law enforcement work that a regular citizen wouldn’t […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Non-profit, Public Safety, safety

Annual Burn Run Raises Money for Burn Survivors

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Kennedy Crenshaw, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The 11th annual Burn Run kicked off this weekend at the East Syracuse Fire Department. Over 500 people came out to run a 5k, 10k or both. By registering for the race, runners raised money for the Burn Foundation of Central New York. Each year the Burn Foundation puts on […]

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Central New York, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Opioids Declared a Public Health Emergency

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency last month. On average, Onondaga County has a higher fatality rate of overdoses than the country and state, excluding New York City. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of opioid-related deaths in Onondaga County skyrocketed from about 40 […]

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Community, Education, Halloween, Health, holiday, safety

SU Officials Not Worried About Halloween Partying

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-   Ah, Halloween. When most people plan for the spooky holiday, they think about candy and costumes. College students? Candy, costumes and alcohol. Most college students dress up and party a whole week before the actual day of Halloween. While partying in college is common, Syracuse University student Nicole Weaving […]

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Central New York, Health, safety

Local Organization Joins Nationwide Fight Against Opioid Addiction

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Listen to ACR Health councilor Kevin Donovan talk about the upcoming candlelight vigil that his organization is hosting, and how it will help to encourage people suffering from substance abuse disorders to seek treatment. By Jake Graziano SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — ACR Health has teamed up with other local organizations to help substance abuse victims in […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Public Safety, safety

Security Cameras are Coming to Euclid Avenue

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By Gabriela Knutson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News ) – Syracuse University’s off-campus student housing areas will soon have security cameras. The $11,000 security cameras will be scattered around Euclid Avenue between Comstock Avenue and Westcott Street, including one on the corner of Euclid and Westcott. “The National Grid finished putting up all the mounts like […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Emerald Ash Borer Shows no Signs of Stopping in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first spotted in Onondaga County in 2013 and it has decimated the Ash tree population with no signs of stopping. The small green beetles lay larvae on the bark that eat the tree from the inside. New York has: 900 million Ash […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Mumps Outbreak Continues to Spread Across SU Campus

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By Mac Konrad, SYRACUSE, N.Y.-  Syracuse University is scrambling to contain a recent mumps outbreak on campus. There are currently 13 confirmed cases of students with mumps and another handful of probable cases, according to the Onondaga County Health Department. There are also a number of suspected cases, which the Health Department said was changing […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Neighbors Worry About Deer Carrying Lyme Disease

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)The surge in deer population has led to some residents in the Syracuse area wanting to adopt a management plan. The neighbors say the deer not only are annoying, but also have them worried about Lyme disease. “The city of Syracuse definitely has a deer problem. Right now the […]

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Community, Crime, Education, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

How students can use Syracuse University’s annual security report to stay safe

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By Rachel Hoffman SYRACUSE, NEW YORK (NCC News)–Syracuse University released its annual security report,  on September 29, 2017.  It reviews and compares specific crime rates between the years 2014 to 2016.  Many have noticed that in 2016, some numbers have increased in incidents such as: on-campus burglaries, drug and liquor law violations and, rape.  However, included in […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Crime, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault Leaves Some at SU Rethinking Uber

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Syracuse police are investigating into a report that an unnamed Uber driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault a Syracuse University student last month said police. The incident is leaving people with mixed feelings about the pickup service. “The driver didn’t take her back to her dorm but took her […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Safety Concerns Rise After Las Vegas Massacre

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By Kat Brady SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was a regular Monday morning in Syracuse. Marshall Street was crowded with Upstate Medical staff on coffee runs, and sleepy eyed students muddled through the streets. It was a very different scene than that in Las Vegas, where chaos ensued following the greatest mass shooting in American […]

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Central New York, Community, International, race, safety, Weather

Family Welcomes Puerto Rican Relatives to Syracuse

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By Darianny Abreu SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Mia Fernandez and her grandmother arrived in Syracuse Tuesday night to reunite with some of their loved ones after a week of living without enough food, water, gas and electricity. Fernandez said her and her grandmother stayed up all night, unable to sleep while hurricane Maria flooded […]

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