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Business , Central New York

Embassy Suites Has Employment Opportunities in Syracuse

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Opportunities knocked and doors were opened. Today, Destiny USA hosted a job fair for Embassy Suites. People were waiting in long lines to get applications and resumes reviewed for employment. Kevin Varr, General Manager of Embassy Suites, was impressed to see how many people attended this event. Within the […]

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Central New York

A new studio in town

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By Jacqueline Mundry SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Amy Markwardt started Irish step dancing when she was eight-years-old. Her dad had seen performers on Saint Patrick’s Day and went home to tell her mother that it was the coolest thing he’d ever seen and they had to sign up their daughter. Markwardt’s been dancing ever since and […]

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Central New York , Health , Seniors

Exercising Back to Health with Upstate’s Vitality Program

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By Kiona Dyches SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Upstate’s Vitality Fitness Program was designed to ensure a more promising and active future. Through their aquatics and land exercise programs, they have helped scores of Central New York residents who suffer from chronic pain, and have difficulty with traditional exercise. Corrine Saddler, a two-year member of the program, […]

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Central New York , Community

NCC News at 4:45 – Syracuse Rose Society Celebrates Rose Day With a Special Addition to it’s Garden

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By Annalisa Pardo, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Today is Rose Day and the Syracuse Rose Society (SRS)  is celebrating the day by adding a new rose to its garden in Thornden Park. But there’s something special about this year’s new addition to the garden. NCC News reporter Ashley Moore will tell us why this year’s […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment , food

NCC News at 4:00 – Strawberry Fields in CNY Get a Late Start to the Season

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By Sarah Minkewicz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y (NCC News) – It’s slim pickings in strawberry fields across Central New York. June 5th marks Strawberry-picking season on the New York Harvest Calendar. This year the season is a week behind schedule. Kiona Dyches has the full story on NCC News at 4 p.m. and later on NCC News […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment , food , Weather

Rainy Weather Delays CNY Farmers

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Anthony Emmi of Emmi Farms in Baldwinsville spends the warm weather making up lost time after a rainy Spring season.     By Sarah Minkewcz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York had excessive rainfall this Spring and it’s causing some farmers to play catch up. “We have processed beans, we have to plant first and […]

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Central New York , Education , Feature , Government

Upward Bound Receives $1.9 Million to Keep Sending Students to College

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by Ashley Moore SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC News) — LeMoyne College’s Upward Bound Program, est 1965 – will be funded for the next five years after receiving a $1.9 million federal grant. Kenyon Black is the director of this Upward Bound program that serves underprivileged kids across the Syracuse community. His program makes it possible for first generation […]

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