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Business , Central New York , Community , History

New Apartments Could Be Coming to Historic Downtown Building

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By Odeya Pinkus SYRACUSE (NCC News) – More than a million dollars in renovations could soon turn an old building into a new living space. Armory Boys LLC., the company which owns the Piper-Phillips building in Armory Square, is planning to create new apartments within the historic site. Located W. Fayette Street, the italianate-style structure was […]

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Sports , Things to do , tourism

Loud engines, classic cars and good weather: a look at 2017 Syracuse Nationals

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By Rafael Freitas SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Once again, car fans went crazy as the 18th Syracuse Nationals Car shows took place this weekend. Over 8,000 cars, 90,000 people and 400 vendors transformed the New York State Fairgrounds in a “giant car-garage”. Unique automobiles from all over the U.S. and Canada, with their loud and powerfully engine […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Jobs

Housing Development Company is Developing Careers

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Jubilee Homes, a housing development company in Southwest Syracuse, is shifting gears by guiding its residents toward building a career path. Jubliee’s Build to Work program provides economically disadvantaged people with services like job training, a program to get their G.E.D. and job fairs. “There’s such a high need for […]

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Central New York

Boeheim’s Army gives superfan the “best game” he’s ever seen

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By Monica Ortiz SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) —  Do you consider yourself an avid sports fan? One Boeheim’s Army fan has attended every game this season. Boeheim’s Army a team of Syracuse Basketball alumni, play each year in The Basketball Tournament. The prize for taking home the gold is $2 million. Mark Martinez considers himself a superfan of Boeheim’s Army and […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Community , Environment , safety

Toxic Blue-Green Algae Poses as No Threat to Syracuse

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 By Alexis Scott, SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) This year many people are worried about the rapidly expanding blooms of toxic blue-green algae throughout Central New York. With recent reports that about 35 lakes and ponds in New York are affected by the threatening “green scum”, Syracuse Health Department Environmentalist, Russell Nemececk says that Syracuse residents don’t need […]

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Central New York

Syracuse Financial Problem: How mayoral candidate Ben Walsh pretend to solve it

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By Rafael Freitas SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Syracuse is facing a huge financial situation right now. According to Syracuse.com, “the city is operating with an annual deficit that ballooned this year to a projected $18.5 million, which is two-thirds of the city’s reserves.” That is a problem the next mayor will have to figure out how to […]

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Central New York , Public Safety , Weather

Storm Causes 14,000 Homes and Businesses to Lose Power

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By Zach Staton SYRACUSE (NCC News) – What usually is a little summer rain turned into a dangerous storm. Monday’s thunderstorm left nearly 14,000 homes and businesses in Central New York without power.  According to syracuse.com, Onondaga County 911 received over 100 phone calls about uprooted trees and knocked down various telephone poles. “Two specific areas […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Religion , Syracuse , tourism

Cathedral Renovations Nearly Complete

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By Corey Crisan SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is getting a much-needed makeover. According to a press release, the downtown cathedral has not been updated since the 1980s when the tabernacle and baptismal font were moved around. The external restoration project began back in the spring. The interior of the church […]

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