"Economy" Tagged Articles

Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Consumer , Government

A Push for Insurance of a Grain is Brewing in NY

By , BDJ 663.01

Mye Owens Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand barley insurance by starting the process to bring the Malting Barley Endorsement (M.B.E.) to the state of New York. The M.B.E is a insurance option through the federal government, that protects the production of malt barley, grown by […]

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

NCC News at 4:00 – Strawberry Fields in CNY Get a Late Start to the Season

By , BDJ 665.2

By Sarah Minkewicz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y (NCC News) – It’s slim pickings in strawberry fields across Central New York. June 5th marks Strawberry-picking season on the New York Harvest Calendar. This year the season is a week behind schedule. Kiona Dyches has the full story on NCC News at 4 p.m. and later on NCC News […]

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

Rainy Weather Delays CNY Farmers

By , BDJ 665.1

Anthony Emmi of Emmi Farms in Baldwinsville spends the warm weather making up lost time after a rainy Spring season.     By Sarah Minkewcz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York had excessive rainfall this Spring and it’s causing some farmers to play catch up. “We have processed beans, we have to plant first and […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Government , Jobs , Politics , Public Safety , race , Religion , safety

The Lasting Effect of President Trump’s Immigration Order on CNY

By , BDJ 364.02

By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)- President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration has hurt the Central New York economy and divided families, according to Audie Klotz, a Political Science professor at Syracuse University. Klotz, who specializes in immigration policy, said the executive order that banned immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Jobs

Manufacturing Industry Has Lack of Awareness in Central New York

By , BDJ 465.02

By Lauren Sinatra SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Manufacturing is one of the largest industries across New York State, especially Central New York. Businesses across the state bring in close to $75 billion annually through the 450,000 jobs that are offered. Despite the high numbers and economic success, there are still problems surrounding the knowledge most people have about […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Government

Study Shows Immigration Boosts Local Economy

By , BDJ 465.01

By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—President Donald Trump has recently included any misdemeanors or crimes committed by immigrants as a part of his deportation policies. However, a recent study shows that immigrants are actually contributing to the Syracuse and Buffalo economy. The study, conducted by New American Economy for CenterState CEO and the International Institute […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Politics , race , Religion , safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

By , BDJ 464.01

By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Weather

Rain, Freezing Temperatures Hurt Pumpkin Business ahead of Halloween

By , BDJ 364.02

By CB Garrett SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — A staple in the fall, the pumpkin business usually booms right around Halloween. But for The Pumpkin Hollow, sales have fallen due to this weekend’s rain storm and freezing temperatures. The rain was welcome for many farms in the area feeling the affects of the drought, but […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Government , Health

Sugary Drinks And Obesity: The Two Go Hand In Hand

By , BDJ 464.03

By Nicholas McGowan SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — October 11 marked this year’s World Obesity Day and for the occasion, the World Health Organization called for an uptick in prices for sugary drinks. Sodas, energy drinks and fruit juices are greatly frowned upon by the organization, citing that the unhealthy drinks lead to unwanted health risks. […]

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Business , Central New York , Technology

Innovation is Making its Way Back to Central New York

By , BDJ 664.02

By Isabel Sanchez SYRACUSE,N.Y. (NCC News) — After two decades away from its innovative manufacturing history, Syracuse is slowly getting back its place as a hub for innovative technology. Recent governmental funding in addition to private initiatives has brought through the past decade new companies to the Central New York region. An example of that is […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , tourism

Oncenter provides a boost to Syracuse businesses

By , BDJ 464.01

By Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The Oncenter, located in downtown Syracuse, helps increase traffic for local businesses dependent on nightlife in the city. The center, which consists of the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center, War Memorial Arena, and John H. Mulroy Civic Center Theaters, holds a variety of events every year.  On October 15th, the […]

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Central New York , Community , Consumer , Transportation

Low Gas Prices in Syracuse Lead to More Leisure Spending

By , BDJ 464.01

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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