"Central New York" Tagged Articles

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

Tick Drags Can Help Syracuse Understand Deer Population

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By Mary Peters SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – In one neighborhood, residents have come together to do something about the amount of deer. “They’re just crazy.  They’re over running everything.  It’s just not right,” said Kuni Riccardi, a Syracuse resident. She thinks that something needs to be done to fix the problem. “We have been […]

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Central New York, Community, Competition, Oneida Shores, Polar Plunge, Special Olympics

Special Olympics Hosted Its Annual Polar Plunge to Raise Money for Its Athletes

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By Ashley Burroughs BREWERTON, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The Special Olympics hosted its 11th annual Polar Plunge Event to support its athletes at Oneida Shores. Although it was 40 degrees outside, five hundred people participated in the event and embraced the cold waves. “It was invigorating, a little crazy, and I was thinking oh my god […]

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Central New York, Community, Sports, Syracuse

Clinton Square Ice Rink Opens For Season, Now Facing Weather Issues

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By Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Clinton Square tripled their attendance record this past weekend as their outdoor ice skating rink opened to the public during past Friday’s Christmas tree lighting. There were over 300 people waiting to lace the skates up and hit the ice. Skating outdoors has it’s highs and low. […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do

Renovations are in the Works for Syracuse Neighborhood

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Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse’s North Side neighborhood is line for some major upgrades. The Syracuse Neighborhood and Business Development department is in the process of applying for a five million dollar grant from Restore New York.  If approved, they plan using the money to rehabilitate vacant and rundown buildings. “It would […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse, Weather

Does a Seasonal or Pay-Per-Plow Contract Make More Sense for CNY Businesses?

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By Brooke Meenachan EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – When snow starts piling up this winter, businesses need a plan to get rid of it. Syracuse is the snowiest major city in the country, but received only 70 inches of snow last year. The average is more than 100 inches. So, deciding to choose a seasonal contract […]

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Central New York, Community, Domestic Violence, Education, Non-profit, Sexual Assault

The Importance of Speaking Up Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS): A social media movement with the hashtag MeToo has become a platform to encourage sexual assault victims to talk about their personal experience and how they are getting over it. This hashtag started when actress, Alyssa Milano, posted a screenshot saying “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me […]

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Central New York, Community, Developmental Issue, Education

Access CNY Is Trying A New Strategy to Raise Money

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS): Syracuse Auto Expo is hosting a fundraiser to support 13 local charities in the Central New York area. One of these charities, Access CNY, has an Exploring Your World Preschool that focuses on students with developmental issues. For over 30 years, this preschool has provided these children with learning experiences […]

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Central New York, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Prevention, Fireplaces

Fire Extinguishers Are Important in Households With Fireplaces

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By Ashley Burroughs Cicero, N.Y. (NCC News)– It’s the start of the holiday season and with Thanksgiving next week, people are cooking big meals and starting their fireplaces. Although this is one of the most joyous times of the year and coldest in Central New York, this is also a time where house fires happen […]

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Central New York, Cigarettes, Community, Consumer, E-Cigarettes, Electronic Cigarettes, Health

New York’s E-Cigarette Ban Could Be Harmful to Smokers

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)-Governor Cuomo has issued a state wide ban that will limit where you can smoke e-cigarettes. This ban will prohibit people from smoking in the following areas: Public Transportation Workplace Indoors at public/private colleges Outdoors where smoking cigarettes are already prohibited E-cigarettes have become a popular alternative to smoking […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Jobs

Online Shopping is forcing CNY Shops to change their Game Plan

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The economic landscape is quickly changing as more and more people are shopping online instead of visiting traditional stores, otherwise known as “Brick and Mortar stores.” Cyber Monday broke records this year as it yielded $6.59 billion dollars in contrast to the $5 billion generated by Black Friday sales. […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Public Safety, safety

2017 Cicero Citizens Police Academy ‘Building Relationships’

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By Tommy Farrell CICERO, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Cicero Citizens Police Academy is in its third year allowing academy members to get an inside look of the police department. The academy is a 14-week, once a week program that gives the 20 students behind the scenes access to law enforcement work that a regular citizen wouldn’t […]

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Community

Syracuse Neighborhood Clean up Efforts Lead to Inconsistent Results

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By Jude Allume SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse’s Home HeadQuarters helps in developing high need communities in a number of ways, like with their annual event they call Block Blitz. Since 2009, Block Blitz has brought volunteers into neighborhoods deemed as high-needs to perform maintenance on as many homes as possible in a single day. The organization’s Chief […]

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