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Central New York, Community, Crime, Public Safety, safety

Security Cameras are Coming to Euclid Avenue

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By Gabriela Knutson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News ) – Syracuse University’s off-campus student housing areas will soon have security cameras. The eleven-thousand-dollar security cameras will be scattered around Euclid Avenue between Comstock Avenue and Westcott Street, including one on the corner of Euclid and Westcott. “The National Grid finished putting up all the mounts like […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Mumps Outbreak Continues to Spread Across SU Campus

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By Mac Konrad, SYRACUSE, N.Y.-  Syracuse University is scrambling to contain a recent mumps outbreak on campus. There are currently 13 confirmed cases of students with mumps and another handful of probable cases, according to the Onondaga County Health Department. There are also a number of suspected cases, which the Health Department said was changing […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Students Diagnosed with Mumps are Living at the Sheraton

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BY GABRIELA KNUTSON, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University has quarantined the mumps patients at the Sheraton Hotel near the university. The Onandaga Country Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta said most of the 13 students infected with the mumps are players on the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams. The infected varsity teams have canceled […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Neighbors Worry About Deer Carrying Lyme Disease

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)The surge in deer population has led to some residents in the Syracuse area wanting to adopt a management plan. The neighbors say the deer not only are annoying, but also have them worried about Lyme disease. “The city of Syracuse definitely has a deer problem. Right now the […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community

Katie’s Pumpkin Patch is Still Providing Families with Memories 20 Years Later

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Listen here to hear about my trip to 20 year old Katie’s Pumpkin Patch in Baldwinsville. By Nicholas Kuzma, Baldwinsville, NY (NCC News)- Twenty years after its establishment date, Katie’s Pumpkin Patch in Baldwinsville is still doing well. “It’s been good to us,” said David Hafner. Hafner is a farmer who was born and raised […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Crime, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault Leaves Some at SU Rethinking Uber

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Syracuse police are investigating into a report that an unnamed Uber driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault a Syracuse University student last month said police. The incident is leaving people with mixed feelings about the pickup service. “The driver didn’t take her back to her dorm but took her […]

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Camps, Crime, Education, Politics

Title IX Changes Raise Concerns with SU Sexual Assault Advocates

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By Mac Konrad, Syracuse, N.Y.- The changes to Title IX have sparked passionate reactions from sexual assault advocacy groups on campuses across the nation. The new guidelines would, among other things, raise the standard of proof to open cases and allow for face-to-face meetings between the accuser and the accused. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos hopes […]

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Central New York, Community, holiday, Things to do

Prepare for Scare: Fright Nights is Back

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By Jordan Capozzi SYRACUSE. N.Y. (NCC News) – Fright Nights at the Fair has returned for its twelfth season of terrifying fun. Fright Nights brings five different houses this year, including the new 3-D Pirate Ship exhibit. Dead Pirates is the favorite house of Operations and Building Coordinator Tony Liberatore. Also the production manager, Liberatore […]

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Central New York, Religion, Sports

Haudenosaunee Traditions were on Display at Wooden Lacrosse Stick Festival

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Listen to hear about the events of the 2017 Haudenosaunee Wooden Lacrosse Stick Festival. BY NICHOLAS KUZMA NEDROW, NY (NCC NEWS)- The descendants of the creators of lacrosse kept the traditions alive at a wooden stick lacrosse festival in Nedrow. The people of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, a conglomeration of New York Native American nations, who […]

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