"Central New York" Tagged Articles

Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Geeks dumps Phones for Board Games

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Boardgames may seem like like an old past time but one organization uses them to socialize and get together. “The goal of the group is to get geeky people together and give them an opportunity to socialize through something we love,” said Syracuse Society of Geeks organizer Jill […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Government

From Walking on Campus to Graduation a Le Moyne Program is Bringing Mentors to Students

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By Mye Owens SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Le Moyne College will pair incoming freshmen with mentors from the moment they step on campus next year, in an effort to increase graduation rates. Mentoring Programs are found all over the United States, and now another program is coming to New York. On Point for College […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Poverty

Syracuse group hopes to remove “homeless” label from its neighborhood

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – One organization plans to repaint a bridge that leads into its neighborhood as a sign of what’s to come; an effort to restore the neighborhood and improve the quality of life. The bridge that crosses over West Onondaga Street reads “Mission District” on one side and “Lives Change Here” […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, Syracuse

Samurai Wasps and Citizen Scientists Make for a Dynamic Duo versus Stinkbugs in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Cornell Professor Arthur Agnello and Peter Jentsch are working on a project where everyday citizens can help bring the fight to stink bugs. Terri Lauber enlisted as a citizen scientist in Syracuse and was happy to help. “I like science and nature, and why not they need help in fighting the stinkbugs,” […]

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Business, Central New York, Syracuse

UberEATS Is Ready to Serve in Syracuse

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By Jordan Capozzi SYRACUSE. N.Y. (NCC News) – Uber’s new food delivery service has expanded to Syracuse. UberEATS began delivering food to Syracuse residents on Monday. Uber’s ride-sharing service arrived in the area just a few months ago. Similar to apps like Grubhub and Eatstreet, UberEATS delivers food from multiple restaurants around Syracuse. The list of […]

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Central New York, Community, food, Poverty, Syracuse

Blessings in a Backpack Program Expands, Combats Poverty in Syracuse

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Syracuse City School District provides every child with free breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the week, but for some students in need, these school meals might not be enough to prevent them from going hungry. The city of Syracuse is among the nation’s highest in poverty. In 2016, […]

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Business, Central New York, Sports, Things to do

Major Bowling Championship Coming to Central New York

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By Brooke Meenachan LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) – One of the four major bowling tournaments of the Professional Bowlers Association is taking place in Central New York this week. It’s all thanks to a local bowling alley employee who was at the right place at the right time to make it happen. Flamingo Bowl Pro Shop owner Mike McCracken […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Sports, Syracuse

Syracuse Area Boxing Club Creates Champions Inside and Outside the Ring

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The West Area Athletic and Education Center has helped give kids from the inner city a positive outlet through the sport of boxing. The owner, Mr. Ray Rinaldi has a philosophy in training his boxers. “No du-rags, no having your pants low or to your ankles, and no swear […]

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