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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

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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

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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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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 , Education , Environment , Government

Native Americans In Syracuse Raise Awareness Of Protests and Brutality In North Dakota

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — More than 100 people gathered Wednesday night to participate in the Stand with Standing Rock Teach-In.  Expert professors from Syracuse University and SUNY ESF, a graduate student from the Navajo Nation, and the General Counsel for the Onondaga Nation sat on a panel to discuss one of the […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , food , Health , Non-profit

Local businesses are going pink to support CNY cancer research foundation

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By Sarah Minkewicz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Local businesses are participating in the “Turn it Pink” campaign to raise money and awareness about breast cancer. The campaign is being run by members of the Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. Jeanne St. Claire, grand-daughter of cancer survivor Carol Baldwin, started the campaign on social media. […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , food , Health

Signs To Be Put Up Advising People Against Eating Fish In Onondaga Lake

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The process has taken 10 years, but Onondaga Lake will finally have signs warning people not to consume its contaminated fish. “It certainly has been difficult to get to this stage, but it is rewarding to know that the hard work is paying off with interest in protecting […]

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International , Religion , Technology

How the Diocese of Syracuse and the Pope Are Using the Same Means to Accomplish the Same Goals

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By Matt Weinstein SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC NEWS) – The Diocese of Syracuse is using Instagram and memes to support a healthy growth in their followers. Not every Father or nun has their own Instagram yet but that may soon change thanks to the continued efforts of a few members of this Catholic organization. In the past few […]

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Central New York , Environment , Government , Transportation

NYDOT: I-81 Project Environmental Impact Report Not Coming Anytime Soon

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By Matthew Reil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Cars may go fast on I-81 but, according to Gary Holmes, spokesperson for the state Department of Transportation (DOT), the I-81 project environmental review process is not. Holmes said Thursday that officials will not have the project’s environmental report out by the end of the year. “Certainly not with […]

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Central New York , Environment

Local non-profit helps CNY “go solar”

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By Amika Osumi, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- A local non-profit organization spent the last three months teaching central New Yorkers how to “go solar.” Starting in July, Solarize CNY started hosting free workshops in the counties of Cayuga, Courtland, Madison, Onondaga and Oswego. The organization doesn’t actually install solar panels, but rather teaches home owners the […]

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Central New York , Environment

New York Environmental Group Fights Adirondacks Mining Plan

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By Carla Sertin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Newly released emails show the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) pushing for plots of preserved forest land to be sold to a mining company. Protect the Adirondacks, an environmental group, released the documents, and claim that the DEC’s actions are illegal under New York’s Constitution. Protect the Adirondacks submitted […]

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