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Central New York, Community, Sports, tourism

Regional Sports Complex is Set to Attract More People to Cortland

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By Mary Peters CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  The Town of Cortlandville is fundraising to build a regional sports complex because they feel they are in a prime location to host big sporting events. “Right now, they’re located in Binghamton or Rochester, Buffalo, Albany.  But we’re smack dab in the middle, so let’s bring them to […]

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Central New York, Community, Sports, Syracuse

Clinton Square Ice Rink Opens For Season, Now Facing Weather Issues

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By Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Clinton Square tripled their attendance record this past weekend as their outdoor ice skating rink opened to the public during past Friday’s Christmas tree lighting. There were over 300 people waiting to lace the skates up and hit the ice. Skating outdoors has it’s highs and low. […]

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Sports, Technology

Getting Baseball Up to Speed

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By Josh Horwitz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) Baseball is still a big influence on many American lives. The nation’s pastime has been around for the better part of two centuries and there is a reason for that. It’s because Baseball adapts. These adaptations, usually in the form of technology, have been well-received by both players […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, Sports, Syracuse

Peyton Sefick Is Kicking Out Doubt and Scoring Big

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A typical day for Peyton Sefick consists of an early morning breakfast, work email, and video games. However, the 26-year-old has accomplished quite a lot for his age, like competing in a World Cup competition, for example. “Soccer runs my life,” Sefick said. “It means everything.” While watching […]

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Business, Central New York, Sports, Syracuse

SU Basketball Season Brings Local Businesses an Uptick in Sales

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  Listen to Bill Nester from Manny’s on Marshall Street talk about the positive impact Syracuse basketball season has on his business. By Jake Graziano SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With the start of Syracuse University basketball season right around the corner, local businesses are gearing up. Several local sports stores said the season brings […]

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Business, Central New York, Sports, Things to do

Major Bowling Championship Coming to Central New York

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By Brooke Meenachan LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) – One of the four major bowling tournaments of the Professional Bowlers Association is taking place in Central New York this week. It’s all thanks to a local bowling alley employee who was at the right place at the right time to make it happen. Flamingo Bowl Pro Shop owner Mike McCracken […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Sports, Syracuse

Syracuse Area Boxing Club Creates Champions Inside and Outside the Ring

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The West Area Athletic and Education Center has helped give kids from the inner city a positive outlet through the sport of boxing. The owner, Mr. Ray Rinaldi has a philosophy in training his boxers. “No du-rags, no having your pants low or to your ankles, and no swear […]

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