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Central New York , Community , Religion

Syracuse Rabbi Appalled with Vandalism at Jewish Cemeteries

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Conversations began at Syracuse Jewish Temples after the number of graves vandalized in Philadelphia were released. Rabbi Daniel Fellman, from the Temple of Concord in Syracuse, said he finds these acts atrocious. “It is hard for me to differentiate my response as a Rabbi from being a human being. There is […]

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Central New York , Community , Health

Governor Cuomo’s Bike Trail Could Reconnect Syracuse with the Cycling Community

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By Zachary Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Erie Boulevard may soon be a part of the Empire State Trail, according to a map released by the Syracuse Metropolitan Traffic Council. The official layout of the trail through Syracuse has yet to be determined, but it has the potential to reconnect the city with the cycling community. Lots […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Government , History , Politics

WEB EXTRA: Free College for some NYS Residents

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE N.Y (NCC News) – New York is the first state in the nation to introduce an scholarship that will cover the four-year college tuition for undergraduates. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that the Excelsior Scholarship would cover almost 1 million full-time students in the state colleges. According to Cuomo, almost 80% […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Jobs , Politics

Made in America: Local Company Reaches out to White House

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By Bridget Chavez (NCC News) SHERRILL, N.Y. – Coming off the heels of an intense election cycle, there’s one campaign promise on both sides of the aisle that’s sticking, and that is to keep jobs in the United States. Sherrill Manufacturing in Central New York is the only remaining flatware manufacturing company that is made entirely […]

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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 , Health , safety

First Community School is recognized for helping low income families

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The first community school in Syracuse gives hope to low income families that have a hard time accessing education. Dr. Edwin E. Weeks Elementary School provides additional services beyond education that have helped the Northside community to overcome problems such as poverty and language barriers.  The philosophy of the school […]

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Central New York , Consumer , Environment , Weather

CNY Warmer Weather Means Early Syrup Season

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By Bridget Chavez MORAVIA, N.Y. (NCC News) – Warmer temperatures in Central New York have caused maple syrup producers to tap their trees for sap earlier than in previous years. Usually, the maple season begins in the spring, but because of the warm weather, local businesses like Schoolyard Sugarbush now tap during the winter months. Benjamin […]

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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 , Education , Environment , Politics , race , Religion , safety

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

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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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Central New York , Community , Education

Marcellus School Renovations Budget Needs Voters’ Approval

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By Jake Lapin, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — While Election Day is on Nov. 8, Marcellus residents will be called upon to vote the following Tuesday. The Marcellus Central School District’s capital project to renovate Marcellus High School, among other improvements, has been in the works for over four years. However, this past May, poor initial […]

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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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