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Business, Central New York, Climate Change, Things to do

How Climate Change is Impacting the Ski Industry

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Click the play button to hear how climate change is impacting the ski industry Audio Transcript: Primerano_Climate Change Ski Industry By Santino Primerano SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — Business during this past ski season was fairly good at Four Seasons Golf and Ski Center, John Goodfellow, the owner, said. There were periods of time that helped business, […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, food, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Food Truck Rodeos Start Wednesday

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Video Transcript: Food Truck Rodeos Script PDF By Emily Barkann SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With warm weather right around the corner, the Syracuse Food Truck Association is preparing for another summer of Food Truck Rodeos. Every Wednesday starting this week and running through October, food trucks will set up outside of the Cosmopolitan 1153 building on […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Things to do, Transportation

Syracuse seeks partners in new bike-share program

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Package Script By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The city of Syracuse is one step closer to its new bike-share program, with bike-stands expected to hit the streets this summer. The Office of the Mayor made an announcement saying the city is looking for potential business partners for the new program. Syracuse Mayor […]

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Feature, Sports, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Crunch Player Overcomes Career-Threatening Knee Surgeries

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Video Transcript: My Story Script By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Like basketball, soccer or track, hockey is a sport that requires strong, healthy knees to keep up with the demands of skating, stopping and turning. But what happens when that ability is taken away from you? For Jonne Tammela of the Syracuse Crunch, it […]

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Prices for Activities Around Syracuse are Nearing an Increase

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By Sean Robson SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse’s Common Council is looking to implement legislation that would increase prices for activities and hobbies around the city. Syracuse hasn’t seen a fluctuation in prices of these sorts in nearly 10-15 years, which supports the city government’s reasoning. Ice skaters, golfers and hobby enthusiasts will need to […]

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Central New York, Sports, Syracuse, Things to do, Weather

Syracuse Speed Skaters Produce Talented Athletes

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By Katie Benoit SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Winter Olympics are underway, and one sport has some talented athletes right here in Syracuse. Two skaters got their start Syracuse Speed Skating before making the Olympic trials. Cherise Wilkins is now a coach after her successful career as a long-and short- track skater. Wilkins competed […]

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Community, food, Syracuse, Things to do, Weather, Winterfest

Syracuse University’s not-so-Winter Carnival

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By Rachel Hoffman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–Every year since 1930, Syracuse University hosts its annual Winter Carnival to help motivate students through upcoming midterm exams by getting them out of the brutal Syracuse winters for free food, giveaways and activities. This year, however, the “winter” title fell short to the spring-like weather Syracuse has been […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Destiny USA, food, Internet, Salty, Spice, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

Two Companies Focused on Central New York Flavor Set Up Shop at Destiny USA

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Click the play button above if you are a fan of salt and spice, and want to learn more about the collaboration between the Syracuse Salt Company and Syracha’Cuse.  Audio Transcript: Khelil_Collab 2.0 By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-Attention all fans of salt and spice: you are in for a treat. Syracuse Salt Company and […]

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Central New York, Things to do

MOST Experiences Increase in Attendance During Winter Recess

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Click the play button to hear about MOST during Winter Recess 2018 Audio Transcript: Primerano_MOST Winter Recess By Santino Primerano SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The attendance during the first weekend of the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology’s winter recess schedule met expectations, Drew Heagle, the marketing and communications coordinator, said Monday afternoon. Over […]

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Central New York, Community, Syracuse, Things to do

Winter Break Events Encourage Families to Visit the Syracuse Zoo

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Click the play button above to hear about the different events the Syracuse Zoo is having this week. Audio transcript: Rizzo_WinterBreakZooEvents By Sara Rizzo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— The Rosamond Gifford Zoo has been offering Winter Break events and activities this week for children while they are on vacation from school. Janet Gramza, the communications manager […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Manufacturing, Politics, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

Redevelopment of Addis Building Expected to be Boost for Downtown Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn how the redevelopment of the Addis building will affect downtown Syracuse. Audio Transcript:Khelil_Addisredevelopment Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-Another long-vacated-building in downtown Syracuse is making its way back to life. After 27 years, the Addis building, located on South Salina Street, is being redeveloped as a part of […]

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Business, Central New York, Competition, Consumer, Syracuse, Things to do

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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Business, Central New York, Community, holiday, Syracuse, Things to do

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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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do

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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