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Downtown Dining Weeks Adds New Initiatives

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By Jackie Prager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The 13th Annual Downtown Dining Weeks began this week breaking a new record of featuring 32 restaurants throughout downtown. The amount of restaurants offered was not the only new addition; Dining Weeks introduced a new “Sleep Over” package. This package gives downtown goers a deal of $185 dollar a […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Things to do , tourism

Del Lago Resort and Casino: A New Addition to Waterloo, N.Y.

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By Kelsey Snider WATERLOO, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you take Interstate-90 west, you will see orange cones, big tractors, and a large new development being built near the Waterloo exit. The del Lago Resort and Casino is being built right off the interstate, and not everyone is happy with the new addition. Seneca county is the […]

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Central New York , Community , Health , Things to do

Holiday Food Drives help hunger in Syracuse

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By Brianna Adams, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With Thanksgiving over, many food pantries are in full swing collecting donations. The Food Bank of CNY takes donations year round but with Giving Tuesday yesterday and holidays less than a month away, the food bank has been very busy. “It’s very important that we’re consistently giving back so that these […]

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Central New York , Education , Music , Things to do

College Students Share Secrets To Paying For College

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By Zach Allen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Paying for college continues to get harder and harder. Today, students are looking to music to help them afford their education.   “DJing is basically my substitute for a part-time job to pay for everything,” said Benji Sheinman, a student at Syracuse University. Sheinman has been drawn to […]

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History , Things to do

The Forgotten Solider: The Importance of Native Americans on The Battle Field

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By Billie Owens UTICA, N.Y. (NCC News) — This upcoming Veteran’s Day a group of individuals who are generally overlooked for their role in combat will be recognized. On Saturday, November 12th, at the Onieda County Historical Society located in Utica, storyteller Paul Boehlert will be performing the Above and Beyond: Stories of Uncommon Valor. This storytelling event will […]

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Business , Central New York , Things to do

Alpaca Extravaganza Attempts to Revitalize an Industry

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By Jake Lapin, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The New York State Fairgrounds is playing host to an unfamiliar animal this weekend: alpacas. This year’s annual Alpaca Extravaganza is the 15th of its kind in Syracuse, showcasing more than 450 alpacas. Since the first showcase in 2001, the Empire Alpaca Association (EAA) steadily added on more members, […]

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