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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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Business , Central New York , Jobs , tourism

Miner Announces New Jobs for Minority Groups and a New Hotel in Syracuse

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This morning Mayor Stephanie Miner announced that the vacant Symphony Tower will be transformed into an extended-stay Hyatt House hotel and the city will forgive half a million dollars in tax backs. “This is a remarkable agreement because it continues the historic investments our community has made […]

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Central New York , Consumer , International , Public Safety , tourism , Transportation

TSA Provides Tips For CNY Holiday Travelers

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By Taylor Epps SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you’re traveling this holiday season, following TSA’s tips might save you time and help you avoid problems. TSA addressed travelers Thursday morning to brief them on what they need to know. Executive Director at Syracuse Hancock International Airport Christina Callahan urged travelers to do some research before […]

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Business , Consumer , Government , Politics , tourism

Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign Might be Harming His Brand, Not Helping It

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By David Edelstein SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Although he has been the center of many controversies over the past weeks and months, Donald Trump said his presidential campaign will help his brand, even if he loses the election. But a number of surveys have been released throughout 2016 that provide evidence against Trump’s claim, showing that Trump Hotels […]

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Business , Central New York , tourism

Big Campus Events Cause Surge in the Syracuse Economy

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Originally Reported Wed., Oct. 19 , 2016 By Jordan Jennings Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — When local colleges and universities host events the Syracuse economy thrives. According to Visit Syracuse communications director Nikita Jankowski events like graduation, “Family Weekend” and sporting events boost the central New York tourism industry. “One of the things that we rely […]

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Arts , History , Things to do , tourism , Transportation

Erie Canal Museum Debuts Interactive $700,000 Exhibit

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – After a ten-year planning and renovation period, the first floor of Syracuse’s Erie Canal Museum is now home to an interactive exhibit. The space, which had not been renovated since 1992, has been filled with $700,000 of props, photos, hands-on structures and video screens, among other displays. Natalie Stetson, the […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , Government , Things to do , tourism

Green Lakes State Park Opens New Accessible Dock

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By Bridget Chavez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – An accessible kayak launch has been installed at Green Lakes State Park, making it easier for people with disabilities to enjoy kayaking on the lake. The installation is part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s push to expand access to state parks through the New York 2020 program. Megan McPeak, Green […]

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Arts , Central New York , tourism

Syracuse International Film Festival Generates Culture, Business

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By Meredith Kava SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The 2016 Syracuse International Film Festival staff promises audience members an experience that would bring them around the world, without having to leave their seats. Twenty-two filmmakers, from Armenia to Argentina to Russia, have made their way to Central New York just in time to premiere their […]

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Arts , Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment , Feature , Sports , Technology , Things to do , tourism

New Cuse Cycle App at Onondaga Lake Park

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by Ashley Moore – SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – Onondaga Lake Park is home to new, solar paneled orange bicycles known as Cuse Cycles. These bicycles aren’t like any other rental bike in the park. To rent a Cuse Cycle, you must download the Cuse Cycle App, input your payment information and choose if you […]

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Central New York , Public Safety , safety , tourism

Diving Death Causes Safety Concerns in Skaneateles

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By Stephen Armstrong SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) –  Police are continuing to investigate after a Syracuse man died last Monday while diving in Skaneateles Lake. The deceased was diving alone, but had a friend waiting for him in a boat at the surface. One Skaneateles resident, Ben Ware, said this news was startling to the community […]

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Community , tourism , Transportation

New I-81 Information Sparks Sighs of Relief and Annoyance

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By Emily Adelman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— It has been eight years since the New York State Department of Transportation first announced the elevated portion of Interstate 81 was deteriorating. The city of Syracuse has been considering different routes to rebuild the roadway, narrowing the option list down to three. Syracuse.com first reported Thursday morning that one option […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , tourism

Oncenter provides a boost to Syracuse businesses

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By Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The Oncenter, located in downtown Syracuse, helps increase traffic for local businesses dependent on nightlife in the city. The center, which consists of the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center, War Memorial Arena, and John H. Mulroy Civic Center Theaters, holds a variety of events every year.  On October 15th, the […]

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Central New York , Consumer , food , tourism

Auburn-based Brewery Makes Country’s Best India Pale Ale

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At Prison City Pub & Brewery, the staff is expecting high demand for its Mass Riot IPA. There are already plans to double-batch the brew. The Auburn-based, restaurant-first brewery doesn’t often continually re-brew certain beers. But this time, it’s different. On Monday, Mass Riot brew earned the top spot in […]

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