"Central New York" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Environment, Lyme Disease, Ticks

Ticks are on the Rise in Central New York

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By: Ashley Burroughs Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- According to the Health Department, ticks and Lyme disease have been constantly increasing throughout Onondaga County. 50% percent of adult ticks have lyme disease. Kim Adams, Director of Tree Pest at SUNY ESF, who researches environmental science says it is important to educate and learn how to protect yourself […]

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Juneteenth Celebration in Syracuse
Central New York, Community, Education, History, Syracuse, Things to do

Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate, Look Back and Realize Freedom

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By Mye Owens Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to read the Emancipation Proclamation letting slaves know they were finally free. This reading came two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the order […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer

Meyer Manor Apartment gets a go-ahead despite neighbor’s opposition

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – After three years of extensive discussions, meetings, planning and vocal opposition from the neighbors, the Meyer Manor apartments got a green light from the Liverpool officials on Tuesday. The apartment complex is set to start construction on 1225 Tulip Street. With four three story buildings holding 27 units […]

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Flip Flops can be a summer favorite, but they may be dangerous to your health.
Consumer, Health

Flip Flops: Fashion or Foe

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By Mye Owens  Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – It’s summer time, and nothing says beach ready more than flip-flops. They are comfortable, easy to put on, and come at an extremely affordable cost. But, despite how comfortable these shoes feel on your feet, you may want to find another pair of shoes to wear throughout […]

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recycle bins
Education, Environment, Government

Do You Put Bags in Recycling Bins? Well OCRRA Says It’s Wrong

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By Brittany Henderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Reducing the use of plastic bags has become a major cause for environmentalists, however, local authorities are concerned people don’t know how to best recycle them. According to OCRRA Public Informations Officer Kristen Lawton plastic bags are a major issue on a littering level and recycling level because a […]

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Central New York, Community, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Police Department Take Part in Buckle Up New York

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By Alexis Scott  Syracuse, N.Y.  (NCC NEWS) – Nobody likes to receive a ticket, but for the Syracuse Police Department doing so can lead to saving more lives. Buckle Up New York is a statewide initiative to get drivers to wear their seatbelts at all times to avoid related death and/or injury. The city of Syracuse is […]

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Cicero-North Syracuse High School DWI Crash Demo
Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

CNS High School Simulates DWI Crash Scene

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DWI demo crash script By Jonathan Singh Cicero N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The North Syracuse School District in conjunction with the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Cicero Police Department hosted a mock DWI crash Friday morning at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Route 31. More than 600 students stepped out of their classroom […]

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Religion

Syracuse Rabbi Comments on Fraternity Video

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By John Licinio SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — As the controversy surrounding remarks made by members of a local fraternity continues, a rabbi comments on the video itself and the connection between the Jewish community and Syracuse University. Syracuse University banned the Theta Tau engineering fraternity from their campus after a video emerged last month […]

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Central New York, Education

How Students Feel About Their College’s New Relationship Policy

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Click the Play button above to find out what type of relationships colleges and universities are putting a stop to and how students are reacting. Audio Transcript: University Relationship Ban By Riley Didier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over the past couple years, colleges and universities nationwide have continued to edit their policy manual by creating a […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Jobs

Provisions Bakery Celebrates 30 Years of Making a Difference

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Audio Script:Provisions Bakery Celebrates 30 Years of Making a Difference Audio Script By Sabrina Maggiore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  With more than 30 years of business in downtown Syracuse, Provisions Bakery and Restaurant is known for serving sweet treats to local residents.  While the bakery may be famous for its chocolate chip cookies, the […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Sports, Syracuse

Bowling Is Bringing Millions To The Syracuse Economy

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VolturoBowlingImpactScript_23April2018 By Georgie Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Business  is booming at Ale N Angus Pub in Downtown Syracuse. They have seen a surge in costumers since the end of March, and they’ve had to hire new staff, just to keep up. Aside from their award winning burgers and friendly service, this surge in […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Poverty, Syracuse

DeWitt Trailer Park Residents Face Code Violations That Could Force Them Out

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Video Transcript: 5March2018 Midler Meadows Script By Taylor Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – It is quiet for being in the industrial area of DeWitt. Only the occasional birds and ravens break the silence. Stray cats walk the side of the road. Trash bags float down the street as a loose siding panel continuously hits against […]

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Central New York, Community

Should Central New York Residents Worry About Their Garage Floors Collapsing?

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Video Transcript: Basements_26March2018Script By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Valentine’s Day in 2009, Pietro Distefano’s wife sent him to the store to get bread for dinner with their grandchildren. When he got home and pulled into his garage, it seemed dinner would have to wait even longer. This is because Distefano’s garage floor collapsed […]

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