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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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Central New York, Community, food, Poverty, Syracuse

Blessings in a Backpack Program Expands, Combats Poverty in Syracuse

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Syracuse City School District provides every child with free breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the week, but for some students in need, these school meals might not be enough to prevent them from going hungry. The city of Syracuse is among the nation’s highest in poverty. In 2016, […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Education, History, Religion, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

Onondaga Historical Association Opens New Jewish Community Exhibit

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 By Josh Horwitz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) The new exhibit opening tonight here at the Onondaga Historical Association is taking a look at the impact that the Jewish community of Syracuse has had on the advancement of the city and the region. The exhibit looks at four specific sectors that the Jewish Community has had […]

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

Splashes of Art are Hidden in Downtown Syracuse.

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The Poster Project, a local group that consists of artists and poets installed Splash Poetry downtown. Splash Poetry is haiku poems that are sprayed on sidewalks. What makes these poems different is that they are not visible on sunny days, they only appear when rain falls down on them. According to […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education, History, Syracuse, Things to do

The Erie Canal Celebrates its Bicentennial Year

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Erie Canal is celebrating its 200th birthday.  The first shovel of dirt was dug up on July 4, 1817, which ultimately began the construction on the canal. The Erie Canal Museum, located in Downtown Syracuse, was once a weighlock building that was in charge of weighing canal boats. The Erie […]

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Business, Central New York

Embassy Suites Has Employment Opportunities in Syracuse

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Opportunities knocked and doors were opened. Today, Destiny USA hosted a job fair for Embassy Suites. People were waiting in long lines to get applications and resumes reviewed for employment. Kevin Varr, General Manager of Embassy Suites, was impressed to see how many people attended this event. Within the […]

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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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