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Syracuse Bars Experience a ‘Ghost Town’ During Winter Break

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University is home to over 20,000 students with five bars on campus. Other schools in the area include LeMoyne College and SUNY ESF. One of the most popular bars near SU, Harry’s, sees a decline in customers and change in clientele. “It’s a desert,” said John Shahin, owner of Harry’s […]

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The Holidays Would Not Be The Same in CNY Without Volunteers

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  It’s that time of year again and the community is eager to help provide a happy holiday for those less fortunate. The Salvation Army of Syracuse is collecting donations and bringing in more volunteers in order to make this happen. The Christmas Bureau is an event put […]

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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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Central New York, Community, holiday, Non-profit, Seniors, Syracuse, Things to do

Nonprofit Organizations are Taking Advantage of Giving Tuesday to show their work in CNY

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By Rafael Freitas, SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday has become a new tradition in the United States. It is a movement to create an international day of giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. In 2016, more than 40,000 nonprofits around the world raised over $168 million from 1.5 million […]

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Syracuse Geeks dumps Phones for Board Games

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Boardgames may seem like like an old past time but one organization uses them to socialize and get together. “The goal of the group is to get geeky people together and give them an opportunity to socialize through something we love,” said Syracuse Society of Geeks organizer Jill […]

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Syracuse University Prepares for Veterans Day Celebrations

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Listen here to find out about some of this year’s new additions to Veteran’s Day at SU. by Gabrielle Caracciolo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This year Syracuse University’s Office of Veteran and Military Affiars is bringing in new aspects to their annual Veteran’s Day celebrations. Director of Communications Stephanie Salanger says these new additions begin with Command […]

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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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Syracuse Auto Expo Kicks Off

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By Sam Rubinoff, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The 2017 Syracuse Auto Expo opens tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 at The Oncenter Convention Center in Downtown Syracuse. However, the festivities begin tonight with a charity preview that will raise money for 13 different local charities. The 110th annual expo runs from Thursday, November 2nd to Sunday, November […]

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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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Onondaga Historical Association Opens New Jewish Community Exhibit

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 By Josh Horwitz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) The new exhibit opening tonight here at the Onondaga Historical Association is taking a look at the impact that the Jewish community of Syracuse has had on the advancement of the city and the region. The exhibit looks at four specific sectors that the Jewish Community has had […]

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The Lion King Opens At The Landmark Theatre in Syracuse

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Listen here for cast thoughts on “The Lion King,” which opened at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse on Thursday night. By Hannah Duncan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—The touring Broadway production of Disney’s “The Lion King” opened Thursday night at Syracuse’s Landmark Theatre. This year is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the show debuting on Broadway. Renowned […]

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The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

By , BDJ 465.03

By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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