BDJ 465.03 Articles

Central New York , Community , Government , Politics

Three Years Without a Town Hall Leads Some to Alternative Methods

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  By Jeff Slawson, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — On Valentines Day employees at the Syracuse office for John Katko were greeted to a special surprise. Catriona Standfield brought a few friends down to the office, holding signs and asking the Congressman to reconsider his current status on town halls. Congressman Katko has always done town […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Government , Politics

Repeal of S.A.F.E. Act Could Help Local Business

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By Jeff Slawson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — In 2013, on the heels of the Newtown massacre, the State of New York signed the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, or SAFE Act into law. After being around for four years, Senator Bob Ortt of North Tonawanda is looking to change that. According to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo […]

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Business , Community

Web Extra: Syracuse Approves Construction Project on SU Campus

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The plaza behind Marshall Street will soon cease to exist. An eight-story apartment building is set to take over the block on S. Crouse Avenue, forcing beloved SU landmarks like Chuck’s, Funk ‘n Waffles, and Orange Crate Brewing Co. to relocate within the area. The Syracuse City Planning Commission […]

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Community , Government , Politics , Religion

Web Extra: Trump’s Immigration Ban Faces Resistance In Syracuse

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — President Trump’s immigration ban is preventing millions of people from entering the U.S. The executive order is directed at citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. Activists are taking part in the national trend “Trump Tuesdays” to resist the President’s controversial policies. Mayors of sanctuary cities, like Syracuse, are especially angered […]

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Central New York , Community , Feature

One Man’s Mission To Give Back Starts With A Truck Full Of Bikes

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By Mariana Domingues SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Jan Maloff, a Syracuse native, works as the manager of A. Dewitt Funeral Homes & Cremation Services. In his free time, he provides free bikes to the public through his nonprofit organization, CNY Family Bicycle Giveaway Foundation. For over two decades, he has been gathering used and […]

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Central New York , Community

OttoTHON Raises More Than $110,000 for Local Children’s Hospital

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By Maria Cinti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — OttoTHON — Syracuse University’s biggest philanthropy and one of Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital’s largest providers of funds — took place at SU’s Schine Student Center yesterday. And it had greater success than ever before. Over the past several months, OttoTHON participants have organized dance teams and raised money […]

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Politics

Polls Tighten, Squeezing Out Third-Party Candidates as Election Approaches

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By Sarah Barth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two-most historically disliked candidates. Clinton at 37 percent, Trump over 50 percent. With many voters seeing this presidential election as a choice between the lesser of two evils, Libertarian Gary Johnson, Green Party’s Jill Stein, and Never-Trump Conservative Evan McMullin […]

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Community , Public Safety

Security Cameras Proposed To Go On Streets Near SU

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By Maria Cinti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University’s Student Association has proposed having 49 security cameras placed throughout the streets near S-U for residents’ safety. Its working with landlords, the Syracuse Police Department, the Department of Public Safety, and Syracuse city government to secure funding for this expensive project, said S-U Student Association President Eric […]

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