"Local" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Government, Politics

Joanie Mahoney Looks Back at Time Spent as Onondaga County Executive

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By Olivia Proia SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–After 11 years in office as the Onondaga County Executive, Joanie Mahoney leaves this week to become the chief operating officer at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. She also will work in an advisory capacity at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In 2007, Mahoney set out […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food, Government, Politics, Syracuse

Syracuse Looks to Loosen Food Truck Restrictions

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By Ally Heath SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’ve walked around downtown recently, you’ve noticed it lacks something common to cities across the country: food trucks. The city only has one licensed truck, and it’s not for lack of available permits- there are over twenty available. Food truck owners in Onondaga County have been reluctant […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Public Safety, Transportation

Before You Use A Limo Service, Make Sure You Know These Tips

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Video transcript: Milana_LimoSafety_10Oct18 By Giulia Milana SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – People all over the country are still in shock following Sunday’s tragic limousine accident in Schoharie, killing 20 people and making it the deadliest transportation accident in nearly a decade. State Police said that the limousine involved in the crash, a 2001 Ford Excursion, […]

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Arts, Business, Community, Environment, Non-profit, Syracuse, Things to do

A Paper Company Has its Annual Discount Sale for Local Residents

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Click Play to listen more about Smock’s Sidewalk Sale. Audio Transcript: Smock Sidewalk Sale By Dallas Jackson (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) – Although printing has been around for centuries, one company in Syracuse found a way to combine it with community and environmental preservation. The 6th Annual Smock Sidewalk Sale occurred on Aug. 2, 2018. The Smock printing company prides itself […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Health, Non-profit

Local Non-Profit Helping to Build a Better Life for Transitioning Residents

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Click below to hear about Center for Community Alternatives! Audio Transcript: Center for Community Alternatives Wrap By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Since 1981, the Center for Community Alternatives has served the community as an outlet for youth and adults in their to transition back into everyday life after prison. They also help prevent young people from […]

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Central New York, Community

Four Non-Profits Provide Free Legal Help to Central New Yorkers’

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Att Click here to hear about Volunteer Lawyers Project! Audio Transcript: Volunteer Lawyers Project, A. Williams   By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Some Syracuse residents now know where to go for free legal help. That is because several legal organizations have joined forces to protect people who cannot afford an attorney. Volunteer Lawyers Project […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Food Truck Rodeos Start Wednesday

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Video Transcript: Food Truck Rodeos Script PDF By Emily Barkann SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With warm weather right around the corner, the Syracuse Food Truck Association is preparing for another summer of Food Truck Rodeos. Every Wednesday starting this week and running through October, food trucks will set up outside of the Cosmopolitan 1153 building on […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Politics, Syracuse, Things to do

Redevelopment of Addis Building Expected to be Boost for Downtown Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn how the redevelopment of the Addis building will affect downtown Syracuse. Audio Transcript:Khelil_Addisredevelopment Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-Another long-vacated-building in downtown Syracuse is making its way back to life. After 27 years, the Addis building, located on South Salina Street, is being redeveloped as a part of […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Jobs

Online Shopping is forcing CNY Shops to change their Game Plan

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The economic landscape is quickly changing as more and more people are shopping online instead of visiting traditional stores, otherwise known as “Brick and Mortar stores.” Cyber Monday broke records this year as it yielded $6.59 billion dollars in contrast to the $5 billion generated by Black Friday sales. […]

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Community, Feature, Health

Refugee Mother Credits Syracuse Healthy Start for helping her raise her child in America and recover from trauma

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Listen here to see how one refugee gained a new outlook on life and motherhood after connecting with Syracuse Healthy Start. By Olivia Johnson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Aileen Tomaso sits on her couch in North Syracuse, cradling her two-month old son with a smile on her face. Looking at Aileen’s demeanor, one would never […]

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