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Central New York

July Officially Becomes Disabilities Awareness Month In Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn about today’s march.  Audio Transcript: ADA Script By Keanu Haghighi SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Hundreds of Central New Yorkers marched Thursday morning in support of the American Disabilities Act (ADA). The City of Syracuse and Onondaga County officially proclaimed the month of July to be Disabilities Awareness Month. […]

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Community, Government, Politics

Newly Proposed Federal Gun Bill May be at a Cease Fire

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By Mye Owens  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Recently, Representative Chris Collins proposed a federal bill named  the Second Amendment Guarantee Act (SAGA). SAGA would limit the state’s authority to regulate rifles and shotguns, voiding many aspects of the SAFE Act. Although there is much controversy around both bills, it is unclear when and if Congress will […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Governor Cuomo’s Bike Trail Could Reconnect Syracuse with the Cycling Community

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By Zachary Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Erie Boulevard may soon be a part of the Empire State Trail, according to a map released by the Syracuse Metropolitan Traffic Council. The official layout of the trail through Syracuse has yet to be determined, but it has the potential to reconnect the city with the cycling community. Lots […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Music, Technology

Cuomo’s “Ticket-Bot” Laws Impact on the Carrier Dome

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By Brittany Ehrlich SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Governor Andrew Cuomo passed a new law that criminalizes the use of ticket bots. “The bill creates new penalties for individuals who use computer software known as “ticket bots” to manipulate systems designed to limit the number of tickets to an event that a person can buy,” according […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Government, Weather

Heating Assistance Available for Low-Income New York Families

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By CB Garrett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Governor Cuomo announced Sunday that $325 million will go towards helping low-income and elderly families pay their heating bills this winter. The program is known as the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and helped over 1.4 million New York households and almost 60,000 homes in Central New York, according […]

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Central New York, Religion, Transportation

Governor Cuomo Bans Travel to North Carolina

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By Maddy Oleszkiewicz, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is banning state employees from government-funded travel to North Carolina. The governor says travel to North Carolina will be banned unless this travel “is necessary for the enforcement of New York State law, to meet prior contractual obligations, or for the protection […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Government, Transportation

Gov. Cuomo Bans Non-Essential State Travel to North Carolina

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order to ban non-essential state travel to North Carolina is taking effect immediately, and this has started a fiery debate between backers and opponents of North Carolina’s new law. The ban on non-essential state travel to North Carolina follows the state’s new law that deprives trans folks from using restrooms appropriate […]

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Central New York, International, Public Safety, Transportation

New York State Takes Precautions Following Brussels Attacks

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By Kathryn Robinson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Governor Andrew Cuomo put added security measures into place Tuesday following the terror attacks in Brussels.  While there was no credible threat to the state, Cuomo directed law enforcement officials across the state to step up security at high-profile locations, including airports, bridges, tunnels and mass transit systems. Syracuse Hancock […]

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Central New York, Consumer

$1.5 Million in Taxpayer Money to Revitalize Historic Train Platform

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Kyra Azzato Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)­– The NY Department of Transportation announced plans to revitalized the old train platform off Interstate 690. The DOT has projected the project to cost $1.5 million dollars all of which will come from taxpayers. According to David Babson, an anthropologist specializing in transportation, the platform was originally built in 1932 to alleviate […]

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Central New York, Consumer

Old Factory Transformed Into New Apartments

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Kyra Azzato Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)­– The 110 year old West Brothers Knitting Co. is being renovated into 4o apartments. The Sutton Cos.  and  Edgemere Development are planning the renovation project of the mill located at 700-710 Emerson Avenue.  Rich & Gardner Construction Co. is doing the interior demolition that is going on now. When the 15-month renovation is complete […]

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