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Business, Central New York, Feature

Construction is a Road Block to Business on Marshall Street

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Are the on going Marshall Street construction projects affecting local businesses? Click play to learn more. Audio transcript:Construction on Marshall Street Transcript By Sam Carter SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Every year at the end of May, many of Syracuse University’s more than 22 thousand students leave the Syracuse area. This mass migration of young people […]

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Community, Non-profit, Poverty, Syracuse

First-Ever Concrete Homes in Syracuse Will Lower Utility Bills

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse Habitat for Humanity has partnered with two professors from the Syracuse school of architecture and Mason Contractors Association of America to build two homes on Hixson Avenue that could make housing more affordable. They are the first homes in the area to be built with concrete. Concrete homes […]

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Business, Community, Food

Funk-n-Waffles Celebrated It’s Final Day in Original Location

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By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)―It was a sad day for Funk-n-Waffles fans and regulars. The “funky” waffle hub has closed its doors in preparation for a major construction taking place on Marshall street. Funk-n-waffles has been celebrated as one of Marshall street’s most fun and unique restaurants. The trendy Waffle place especially holds […]

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Business, Community

Web Extra: Syracuse Approves Construction Project on SU Campus

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The plaza behind Marshall Street will soon cease to exist. An eight-story apartment building is set to take over the block on S. Crouse Avenue, forcing beloved SU landmarks like Chuck’s, Funk ‘n Waffles, and Orange Crate Brewing Co. to relocate within the area. The Syracuse City Planning Commission […]

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Central New York, Education, Public Safety

SU Open Forum: Inclusive Bathroom Signage On Campus

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By: Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Bathroom signs on Syracuse University’s campus are about to get upgraded. As part of the Campus Framework project, SU is redesigning bathroom signs to have gender-inclusive and accessible bathroom signs consistent across campus. SU currently has over 700 gender-neutral bathrooms, about 600 of them being in resident halls. The […]

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Public Safety

Comstock And Waverly Traffic Patterns

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By Eric Duick SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Department of Public Works recently implemented a new traffic pattern on Comstock and Waverly avenues by the Syracuse University hill. The project created bicycle paths and an estimated 60-70 additional parking spaces.    The modifications have been in place for a week and much of the public remains […]

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Environment, Technology

Student Land Surveyors: ‘What Are They Doing?’

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By Catherine Witherspoon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – They look like photographers, but they’re not. They also look like they could be construction workers, but they’re not. So what are those random people doing with their funny-looking tripods and cameras, walking around taking notes and snapping pictures? Well, they are land surveyors and on the campus of […]

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Business, Transportation, Uncategorized

Connective Corridor Construction Causes Complications Downtown

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By Kristen Eskow SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – As the latest phase of the Connective Corridor renovations is underway in downtown Syracuse, some local businesses say they are growing frustrated with the construction project, as they have seen fewer customers since the construction began in the spring. “If you’re an independent business owner, and that’s your […]

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