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Central New York Offers Many Options For Christmas Tree Shopping

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Thanksgiving has come and gone, and it is time to pull out the Christmas decorations.  Businesses near Syracuse have the most important items for customers – Christmas trees. Central New York is home to many places where people can find their ideal trees, and they have the options […]

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CNY Veterans Recognition Foundation Holds Annual Veterans Day Dinner To Honor Vets

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By Michala Rueter SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The CNY Veterans recognition foundation held their annual CNYVRF Veterans Day Dinner at the newly renovated Marriott Hotel in downtown Syracuse. The foundation donated one hundred percent of its proceeds to Clear Path for Veterans, along with Honor Flight Syracuse, two local organizations which provide services for […]

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The Idea of Uber in the 315

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The pressure is on to see the City of Syracuse and the Central New York region get Uber services. Governor Cuomo has been asked by multiple police forces to implement the app statewide. The idea is that the number of DUIs would decrease with the usage of the popular […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health , safety

First Community School is recognized for helping low income families

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The first community school in Syracuse gives hope to low income families that have a hard time accessing education. Dr. Edwin E. Weeks Elementary School provides additional services beyond education that have helped the Northside community to overcome problems such as poverty and language barriers.  The philosophy of the school […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Government , Politics

Protestors Call for “Sanctuary Campus” at SU

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over 1,000 protestors took the Syracuse University campus asking for change. It was a conglomerate of emotions during the rally with multiple groups and advocacy organizations in attendance cheering and chanting about the preservation of humanistic rights. “We reject the president elect” was one of many phases used in […]

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Women in High Tech Succeed in CNY

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Science and Technology are rapid growing fields with great job opportunities but they continue to be short for women across the country. While most of the women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are challenged to adapt and stay in their jobs, this seems to […]

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Central New York , Community

The Near Westside Hopes To Revitalize Neighborhood With New Apartments

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Near Westside Initiative is close to completing its latest project to draw people to the community.  The non-profit organization has built 12 apartments in the abandoned CASE Supply Warehouse on Marcellus Street in Syracuse’s Near Westside.  The new housing is one of the last steps in finishing the […]

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1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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Central New York , Government , Transportation

With the Future of the I-81 in Balance, Officials Turn to the Public for Input

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The stretch of Interstate 81 through downtown Syracuse is due for an upgrade. The current viaduct structure has served the Central New York community since the 1950s, but decades of wear and the need for a wider stretch of roadway has created the Interstate 81 Project, an idea […]

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