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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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Central New York , Community , Health

Governor Cuomo’s Bike Trail Could Reconnect Syracuse with the Cycling Community

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By Zachary Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Erie Boulevard may soon be a part of the Empire State Trail, according to a map released by the Syracuse Metropolitan Traffic Council. The official layout of the trail through Syracuse has yet to be determined, but it has the potential to reconnect the city with the cycling community. Lots […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , Transportation

NY DOT Asks Syracuse Community For Input On I-81’s Replacement Options

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Tuesday night marked the first of six neighborhood meetings scheduled to discuss the remaining options for reconstructing I-81. Gene Cilento, the Public Information Officer for the DOT’s Syracuse office, said the number of alternatives was reduced from 16 to two “through a lot of community input and engineering […]

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Peace Council Hosts Annual Craft Fair

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By Claire Moran SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Syracuse Peace Council expected about 3000 people to come see 125 vendors at the 45th Annual Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival this past weekend at Nottingham High School. The event included crafts, food, a raffle, live music, and a silent auction. “Everybody here is just so friendly and the food […]

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Central New York , Consumer , Education , Environment , Health , Public Safety

Winter Time Brings a Silent Killer

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By Terace Garnier, DEWITT, N.Y. (NCC News) – Winter is right around the corner and with that flu and cold season. However, if you’re experiencing flu or cold symptoms without an accompanying fever or aches, Carbon Monoxide could be the culprit. Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can be lethal. Gavin MacLachlan, a firefighter and EMT […]

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Central New York , Government

New Regulation Bans Discrimination Against Transgender People in NY

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced the first statewide regulation that bans harassment and discrimination against transgender people. The new regulation protects all transgender people under the state’s Human Rights Law in areas including employment, housing, and business. Many LGBT groups in Central New York are ecstatic about the news but say it wasn’t easy to reach this […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Environment , Public Safety

Sprucing up a Vacant Lot on the Near Westside – Just Around the Corner from Home

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By Tara DeSantis, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – On a freezing, gray, April day in one of Syracuse’s run-down neighborhoods, a bright spot is shining on Gifford Street. Though it’s a diamond in the rough, Karaline Rothwell and the Westside Residents Coalition (WRC) team she co-chairs, see the potential for the vacant lot they were just given a grant to […]

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