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Central New York , Community , Health

State Grant To Deal With CNY Deer Overpopulation

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By Jason Chen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Residents in Syracuse East Side and the town of DeWitt said they are seeing more white-tailed deer in the neighborhoods recently. “It’s such an urbanized area,” Jacob Dillon, a graduate student at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry said. “When you have a competition […]

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Central New York , Community , Crime

Park Vandalism Raises Concern Among Residents

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By Jackie Prager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse residents are voicing their concerns over the bizarre vandalism found throughout parks across the city. Police arrested David Thomas, 30, of 336 Wendall Terrace, Syracuse, and charged him with second-degree criminal mischief. He allegedly drove through barricades knocking down over 60 trees in three parks and one cemetery. […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Feature , Seniors , Spring 2017

SU Senior Prints Mark in Jewelry Business

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By Jamie Weiss SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  During her third year at Syracuse University, Talley Larkin, an industrial design student from Rhode Island, was exposed to all aspects of 3D printing. After falling in love with the ability to print any design, Larkin decided to spend her summer in Berlin, training to become even more […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Government

Local Library stays Dynamic in an Ever-Changing Digital Landscape

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was a busy morning at the Mundy Branch of the Onondaga Public Library. Kindergarten students from Delaware Elementary School were in for a visit and children were having a blast while also learning from the extensive amount of resources the library has to offer. “We try to encourage […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health , Public Safety

It’s On Our Community: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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BY LAURA MOLINA SYRACUSE, NEW YORK (NCC NEWS) –Every two minutes an individual is sexually assaulted in the United States, which means that more than 300,000 people are victims of sexual assault every year. In the past few years, media have covered a wide range of sexual assault cases, particularly in college campuses. According to […]

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Central New York , Community , Feature , Sports , Spring 2017

OrangeAbility Helps to make CNY Community Inclusive to all

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By Kevin Ryans SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS)— A student organization at Syracuse University is on a mission to help the disabled feel comfortable and included. It’s called OrangeAbililty. The event this past weekend brought disabled people to the SU campus to welcome them as an integral part of the central New York community. About 200 […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer

Getting Ready for It’s Second Season, the Lakeview Amphitheater is Music For Tourism’s Ears

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By Steven Krainin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney spoke at the Thursday Morning Roundtable. The Roundtable is a weekly event where members of the community can learn about what other members are doing. Mahoney used most of her time recapping what she addressed in her State of the County address. […]

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Central New York

SLUT: The Play Takes On Sexual Assault

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By Cierra Smith SYRACUSE N.Y. – (NCC NEWS) — Fifteen percent of sexual assault victims are between the ages of twelve and seventeen, according to rain.org. With Sexual awareness month approaching in April several Syracuse teenagers are speaking up in the conversation against sexual assault and slut shaming. Melanie Harrison, an arts enrichment teacher at Porter Elementary […]

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Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment , food , Health , Public Safety , safety

Refugees Consuming Toxic Fish From Onondaga Lake

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By Matt Kaufax SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For years, the New York State Department of Health has issued warnings concerning the the fish in Onondaga Lake, saying that they are unhealthy for consumption.  Because of mercury, PCB, and other harmful chemical contamination, fish from the lake should not be consumed.  Unfortunately though, the Health Department’s […]

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