BDJ 664.02 Articles

Central New York , Health , Technology

Newhouse Knows: The Latest in Laser Tattoo Removal

By , BDJ 664.02

Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works or […]

Continue Reading »

Education

Pre-Kindergarten Education to Expand in Syracuse

By , BDJ 664.02

By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Syracuse City School District has been awarded a grant from the New York State Education Department for Pre-Kindergarten for three-year-old students in high need school districts.  This was a competitive application process; there were 78 applicants and only 25 awards. The SCSD received $1,245,461, the highest award and the funds […]

Continue Reading »

Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Things to do , tourism

Del Lago Resort and Casino: A New Addition to Waterloo, N.Y.

By , BDJ 664.02

By Kelsey Snider WATERLOO, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you take Interstate-90 west, you will see orange cones, big tractors, and a large new development being built near the Waterloo exit. The del Lago Resort and Casino is being built right off the interstate, and not everyone is happy with the new addition. Seneca county is the […]

Continue Reading »

Public Safety , safety

CNY Red Cross Installs Smoke Alarms Free of Charge

By , BDJ 664.02

By Matt D’Ambrosi SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Not only will the American Red Cross come to your home to install smoke alarms, it’ll do it for free via the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. The campaign however, which started back in 2014, isn’t just available here in Central New York. “It’s a national campaign,” said Emily Patch, Disaster Program Specialist […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York , Community , Non-profit

Syracuse organizations encourage the community to give back on Giving Tuesday

By , BDJ 664.02

By Kiona Dyches SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Since 2012, “Giving Tuesday,” which is the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, has been recognized as a national day of giving. Today, volunteers in Syracuse teamed up with different non-profit organizations to lend a helping hand to those in need. The YMCA of Greater Syracuse hosted an event at Aster […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York , Community , Health , Things to do

Holiday Food Drives help hunger in Syracuse

By , BDJ 664.02

By Brianna Adams, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With Thanksgiving over, many food pantries are in full swing collecting donations. The Food Bank of CNY takes donations year round but with Giving Tuesday yesterday and holidays less than a month away, the food bank has been very busy. “It’s very important that we’re consistently giving back so that these […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York , Community , Education , Government , Jobs

Free Training Syracuse Residents for High School Equivalency Exam

By , BDJ 664.02

By Aubrie Tolliver SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse residents are being offered a second chance — maybe even a first — at obtaining their high school diploma. The Syracuse City School District is offering free classes at the Sidney Johnson Vocational Center in Syracuse, which are designed to help residents prepare for the high school equivalency test. The TASC […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York , Consumer , Environment , Weather

CNY Warmer Weather Means Early Syrup Season

By , BDJ 664.02

By Bridget Chavez MORAVIA, N.Y. (NCC News) – Warmer temperatures in Central New York have caused maple syrup producers to tap their trees for sap earlier than in previous years. Usually, the maple season begins in the spring, but because of the warm weather, local businesses like Schoolyard Sugarbush now tap during the winter months. Benjamin […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York , Community , Religion

Syracuse’s Cathedral Starts First Major Restoration Project since 1958

By , BDJ 664.02

 By Isabel Sanchez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Cathedral of Immaculate Conception is in danger of closing its doors if an $11 million renovation project is not carried out. The building has been a local landmark for 112 years and it serves as the home of valuable and historic items including five stained glass windows designed in […]

Continue Reading »

Agriculture , Central New York , Consumer , food , Health

CNY farm provides organic options for the holiday

By , BDJ 664.02

By Kiona Dyches PULASKI, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many people are starting to get ready but for some, preparing for the holiday takes much longer. Grindstone Farm raises “organic turkeys” that are fed an organic feed, free of growth hormones and antibiotics. They are also given access to the […]

Continue Reading »

Health , Politics , Public Safety

Deer Overpopulation in Syracuse Affects Residents Lifestyle

By , BDJ 664.02

By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Salt Springs neighborhood, specifically on Edgehill road, has a long-time problem with deer. Neighbors say they can have up to five deer waking in their backyard. This has cause trouble with their landscape. “I used to plant things the deer wouldn’t like, but now they’re eating everything.” Joel Potash said […]

Continue Reading »