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Central New York, Environment, Lyme Disease, Ticks

Ticks are on the Rise in Central New York

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By: Ashley Burroughs Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- According to the Health Department, ticks and Lyme disease have been constantly increasing throughout Onondaga County. 50% percent of adult ticks have lyme disease. Kim Adams, Director of Tree Pest at SUNY ESF, who researches environmental science says it is important to educate and learn how to protect yourself […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer

Meyer Manor Apartment gets a go-ahead despite neighbor’s opposition

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – After three years of extensive discussions, meetings, planning and vocal opposition from the neighbors, the Meyer Manor apartments got a green light from the Liverpool officials on Tuesday. The apartment complex is set to start construction on 1225 Tulip Street. With four three story buildings holding 27 units […]

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Trees Honor Gun Violence Victims
Agriculture, Central New York, Food

Colder Spring Delays Local Strawberry Picking Start

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By Rafael Freitas SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- June is a month for strawberry lovers. But fans of the fruit might have noticed something different this year. The picking up season started almost two weeks later. This year’s extended winter concerned farmers about the potential effects on their berry crops. Abbott Farms manager Michael Blair said the cold had […]

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360 outside view Food Truck Friday
Chinese Theatre Turns 90
recycle bins
Education, Environment, Government

Do You Put Bags in Recycling Bins? Well OCRRA Says It’s Wrong

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By Brittany Henderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Reducing the use of plastic bags has become a major cause for environmentalists, however, local authorities are concerned people don’t know how to best recycle them. According to OCRRA Public Informations Officer Kristen Lawton plastic bags are a major issue on a littering level and recycling level because a […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Public Safety

Syracuse Group Looks to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a quarter of American women and one in seven men in the U.S. have experienced severe intimate partner violence. Also commonly referred to as domestic violence, these cases refer to situations where the victims were either beaten, choked, slammed […]

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Central New York, Community, Syracuse

Local Landlords React to New Housing Developments

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By Tyler Dudley SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Local landlords are concerned about how three new housing developments that will create more than 1,000 new apartments around Syracuse University’s campus will affect the neighborhood and community. The new multi-story apartment complexes will add to existing SU student housing options such as Campus West or University Village. Other students […]

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