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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Geeks dumps Phones for Board Games

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Boardgames may seem like like an old past time but one organization uses them to socialize and get together. “The goal of the group is to get geeky people together and give them an opportunity to socialize through something we love,” said Syracuse Society of Geeks organizer Jill […]

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Business, Central New York

Advance IT Teaches the Importance of Protecting Identity

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By Lileana Pearson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Advance IT hosted Horror Stories of Poor Network Security Friday the 13th. Geared toward small business owners in Syracuse, the event featured demonstrations on network security and a presentation by Susan Fahrenkrug, president of Advance IT. Fahrenkrug put a heavy emphasis on password security, but she also shared other information about […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment

Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery is Hosting a Special Program

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. – It’s all about fishing and family fun at the Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery. Today, Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery had its annual fishing program for grandparents and grandchildren to bond over one of Central New York’s past times. This program allows grandparents to spend quality time with their grandchildren and […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, food, Health, safety

Edamame Recall Should Not Have a Significant Effect on CNY Restaurants

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A national brand of edamame is being pulled off central New York grocery store shelves because of fears it has been contaminated by potentially fatal listeria bacteria. Advanced Fresh Concepts announced the recall after random testing of their edamame showed a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria can be deadly […]

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

Central New York Offers Many Options For Christmas Tree Shopping

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Thanksgiving has come and gone, and it is time to pull out the Christmas decorations.  Businesses near Syracuse have the most important items for customers – Christmas trees. Central New York is home to many places where people can find their ideal trees, and they have the options […]

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Central New York, Community

The Near Westside Hopes To Revitalize Neighborhood With New Apartments

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Near Westside Initiative is close to completing its latest project to draw people to the community.  The non-profit organization has built 12 apartments in the abandoned CASE Supply Warehouse on Marcellus Street in Syracuse’s Near Westside.  The new housing is one of the last steps in finishing the […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Transportation

Low Gas Prices in Syracuse Lead to More Leisure Spending

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By Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Low gas prices in Syracuse have created more ways for people to spend their money. According to GasBuddy.com, a website dedicated to following and analyzing gasoline prices across the country, the average price for a gallon of gas is down nearly 20 cents from this time last year. […]

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Business, Central New York, Community

Comstock Residents Welcome New Apartment for Syracuse College Students

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By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —With the constant trucks, dust, and noise, many residents normally fear the disruptions construction brings. Especially, if the construction results in a new apartment complex filled with Syracuse college students. Surprisingly, residents of the Outer Comstock Area, where construction for the Aspen Heights apartment is taking place, are […]

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Consumer, Feature, Health

Newhouse Knows: All About the “Waist Trainer”

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By Lauren Melendez, SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC NEWS) – Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2016 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Central New York, Consumer

$1.5 Million in Taxpayer Money to Revitalize Historic Train Platform

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Kyra Azzato Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)­– The NY Department of Transportation announced plans to revitalized the old train platform off Interstate 690. The DOT has projected the project to cost $1.5 million dollars all of which will come from taxpayers. According to David Babson, an anthropologist specializing in transportation, the platform was originally built in 1932 to alleviate […]

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