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Business , Central New York , Community

Syracuse Style fashion show revives business in Armory Square

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By Shubhika Prakash SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— The Syracuse Style fashion show has left viewers searching for their favorite outfits. The bi-annual fashion show shut down Walton Street in Downtown Syracuse on the evening of September 15. Local boutiques and salons showcased their style and trends on a runway in the middle of the street. This […]

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Central New York

March Madness in Syracuse

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As March rolls along, the Syracuse University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are rolling with it.  Both teams have made it to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history, and it is likely to have an affect on local businesses. Last season, Syracuse imposed upon themselves a one-year […]

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Central New York , Public Safety

A Syracuse Organization Leads the Charge Against Human Trafficking

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By Nick Dugan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On October 17th, thousands of people in 28 countries came together to take a stand against human trafficking. The non-profit group, A-21, hosted its second-annual Walk For Freedom around the world, with the help of partner organizations. One of these organizations is the CNY Freedom Collective, which hosted […]

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Business , Central New York

Syracuse Economy Recovering, But Not Fully Recovered

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By Patti Fernandez SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) —  The New York State Department of Labor  has recently released unemployment statistics for CNY, showing lower unemployment rates through the entire region. “The Syracuse unemployment rate has always been a little higher than the national average,” said Syracuse University’s Maxwell School’s Economics Professor Don Dutkowsky, “It’s a pretty positive sign.” […]

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Central New York

“Homegrown Throwdown” Benefits Clear Path for Veterans

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By Nina Rodgers SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– Central New York non-progit organization Clear Path for Veterans hosted their annual “Homegrown Throwdown” Wednesday at the Sky Armory in Armory Square. With nearly 150 people in attendance, all proceeds from the event will benefit the organization and its mission of supporting veterans’ transition back into everyday life. Twelve […]

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Business , Consumer

Three Downtown Businesses Sharing One Grand Opening Celebration

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By Jacob Reynolds SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Three new local businesses are coming together to celebrate their grand openings tomorrow in Armory Square. Projex 214, Olive on Brooklea, and Tenacious Sound are coming together to offer one grand opening celebration on November 5th from 3-7pm. John Massara, the owner of Projex 214 opened his business about […]

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Business , Central New York , Government , Public Safety

New Surveillance Cameras to Be Installed Around Syracuse

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By Cathleen O’Hare SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Common Council voted last week to install 25 new surveillance cameras across different neighborhoods of Syracuse. The measure comes in an effort to discourage crime around the city. Since 2008, 91 cameras have been implemented across Syracuse, according to Lt. Eric Carr of the Syracuse Police […]

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Consumer , Government , Health , Public Safety

New Regulations for New York Tattoo Parlors

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By Emma Gottlieb SYRACUSE, NY—While most people understand that getting a tattoo is a permanent decision, the health risks of getting a tattoo are often overlooked by those getting inked. Therefore, New York State recently passed new health regulations that are intended to make tattoo parlors safer. However, the new laws have received wide criticism and […]

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Central New York , Environment

Earth Day Sheds Light On Littering In Syracuse

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By Monika Hammer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Earth day was celebrated on April 22nd, 2015 across the United States and that included numerous celebrations and activities to promote awareness in Onondaga County. This year the Downtown Committee of Syracuse sponsored various events including Earthfest and numerous Earth Day Cleanups. The Onondaga County Resource Recovery […]

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