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Inaugural Syracuse Arts and Culture Festival Looks To Connect Cultures

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By Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse adds another festival to what has been an event filled summer. August will bring the inaugural Syracuse Arts and Culture Festival to the city. The event is focused on the interaction of cultures. According to John DeSantis, an employee of Believe in Syracuse, his mission is to bring the community […]

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Central New York , Community , food , Syracuse

Syracuse School District Is Adding New Options to the Menu

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y.-   The Syracuse School District has found a new way to embrace diversity and different cultures. This fall, the Syracuse District is cooking up some international and vegetarian options to add to the lunch menu. Last school year, Rachel Murphy, Director of Food and Nutrition Services for the City’s School District, assessed […]

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Central New York , Community , food , International , Religion

Saint George Macedonian Church Hosting an Ethnic Festival

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Saint George Macedonian Church in Syracuse will be hosting its 15th Annual Macedonian Ethnic Festival this weekend. This festival will highlight the Macedonian’s history, faith, and cuisines. During this event, there will be young children performing the traditional dance called the kikta. “The new generation learning the Macedonia focal and […]

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Central New York

It’s a Dog Eat Dog World

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By: Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Downtown Syracuse is filled with restaurants, they are also filled with street vendors, who provide hot food and for all meals of the day. The convenience is great for all customers. Each year the competition between vendors increases. This adds pressure to the workers, as they are […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , food , Health , Things to do

Yum-Yums Brings Flavor Without Gluten To The Syracuse Community

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By Isabel Sanchez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For many a gluten-free diet is not a matter of fashion, for those diagnosed with autoimmune diseases the choice is not really, it becomes a serious health problem. According to WebMD, Celiac is an autoimmune disease that makes the patients allergic to gluten. “Gluten is a protein found […]

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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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Central New York , Community , tourism , Transportation

Parking and road closures guide: Taste of Syracuse Festival

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Taste of Syracuse festival will take place today and tomorrow in Downtown Syracuse. Due to the size of the festival, there are street closures in effect until mid-afternoon on Sunday, June 4th. Closures in effect from Wednesday, May 31st until Sunday, June 4th: 100 block of West Water […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Non-profit

Meals on Wheels Sees Flood of Support During National Volunteer Week

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By Olivia Liskowitz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) It’s National Volunteer Week and the Meals on Wheels in downtown Syracuse has seen an outpouring of support. One of the biggest reasons for the support, however, is President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. If approved, the budget would cut $300,000, or about one-third, of the local chapter’s current budget. This presents […]

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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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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 , 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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