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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Citizens Give Their Thoughts on Syracuse’s Black Poverty Problem

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Century Foundation recently reported Syracuse has the highest concentration of Black poverty of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country. In 2000, nine Syracuse neighborhoods were deemed “extremely impoverished” meaning 40 percent or more of the population lives in poverty. Today, almost 30 of these neighborhoods exist, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Oregon School’s Sex Rule For Minors Not Popular In Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y Mac Konrad– The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon, an area an hour south of Portland, approved a rule requiring faculty to report students engaging in sexual relationships to state or law enforcement officials. The rule has been very controversial since it’s implementation and in Syracuse it’s seen no differently. Syracuse Teacher’s Association President Megan […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Health, Public Safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Neighbors Worry About Deer Carrying Lyme Disease

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)The surge in deer population has led to some residents in the Syracuse area wanting to adopt a management plan. The neighbors say the deer not only are annoying, but also have them worried about Lyme disease. “The city of Syracuse definitely has a deer problem. Right now the […]

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Syracuse Retirement Homes and Issue of Affordability

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By Joann Li SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Recent developments have led some in the Syracuse community to wonder if they can find affordable retirement housing. Fayetteville welcomed the Towne Center Retirement Community just outside its neighborhood yesterday with a long-awaited open house. The Retirement Community is an over-55, all inclusive residence complex. It has […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Crime, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault Leaves Some at SU Rethinking Uber

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Syracuse police are investigating into a report that an unnamed Uber driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault a Syracuse University student last month said police. The incident is leaving people with mixed feelings about the pickup service. “The driver didn’t take her back to her dorm but took her […]

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Central New York, Religion, Sports

Haudenosaunee Traditions were on Display at Wooden Lacrosse Stick Festival

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Listen to hear about the events of the 2017 Haudenosaunee Wooden Lacrosse Stick Festival. BY NICHOLAS KUZMA NEDROW, NY (NCC NEWS)- The descendants of the creators of lacrosse kept the traditions alive at a wooden stick lacrosse festival in Nedrow. The people of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, a conglomeration of New York Native American nations, who […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs, Syracuse, Technology

Central New York Area is Trying to Attract Technology Startups

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) The Syracuse Technology Garden is a business that helps entrepreneurs create their own technology businesses, which it hopes in the end will lead to a better Syracuse economy. The Tech Garden provides numerous resources, support, and incentives to bring and keep technology startups in the Syracuse area. “We’ll offer […]

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Central New York, Environment, Government, Transportation

NYDOT: I-81 Project Environmental Impact Report Not Coming Anytime Soon

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By Matthew Reil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Cars may go fast on I-81 but, according to Gary Holmes, spokesperson for the state Department of Transportation (DOT), the I-81 project environmental review process is not. Holmes said Thursday that officials will not have the project’s environmental report out by the end of the year. “Certainly not with […]

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