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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Emerald Ash Borer Shows no Signs of Stopping in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was first spotted in Onondaga County in 2013 and it has decimated the Ash tree population with no signs of stopping. The small green beetles lay larvae on the bark that eat the tree from the inside. New York has: 900 million Ash […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community

Katie’s Pumpkin Patch is Still Providing Families with Memories 20 Years Later

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Listen here to hear about my trip to 20 year old Katie’s Pumpkin Patch in Baldwinsville. By Nicholas Kuzma, Baldwinsville, NY (NCC News)- Twenty years after its establishment date, Katie’s Pumpkin Patch in Baldwinsville is still doing well. “It’s been good to us,” said David Hafner. Hafner is a farmer who was born and raised […]

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Central New York

Onondaga Nation Becomes the Center of the Lacrosse World

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By Chris Jastrzembski SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Outside the Tsha’ Thon’nhes Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse, there’s a sense of calm and peacefulness. But inside, it was the complete opposite. Connor Wilson is one of the tournament organizers for the second annual Lax All Stars North American Invitational, a box lacrosse tournament that garners the attention of […]

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Milennials should take a closer look at what's not inside their wallet (c) 2017 Tommy Farrell
Business, Central New York, Consumer

Millennials Should Look into Owning Credit Cards

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you are a millennial, there is an unconventional way to deal with spending habits: credit cards. The consumer financial service company, Bankrate.com, issued a new study that found millennials are spending more than older generations in groceries, gas, and technology. However, according to Bankrate.com, nearly two-thirds of […]

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Mr. Jay stretching
Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, Non-profit, Things to do

Mr. Jay Gives Free Yoga Lessons

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was more than twenty years ago when Jay Rubadeaux discovered his passion for yoga. Although he received his Yoga Science certification from the Himalayan Institute, Rubadeaux never had the motive to charge for his services. “I felt uncomfortable with it,” said Rubadeaux. “I don’t think money should actually […]

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Central New York

Today on NCC News at 4:45

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Coming up on NCC News at 4:45 How the Manchester terrorist attack is effecting Central New York’s security. President Donald Trump’s popularity has dropped across Upstate New York, according to a poll done by Sienna College he is viewed as unfavorable by 63%. Governor Cuomo announced the acquisition of more than 6,000 acres of protected […]

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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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Music

SAMMY’s Director Launches New Series Showcasing Original Music

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By Byron Tollefson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Liz Nowak was shocked at what was presented before her. The Syracuse Area Music Award (Sammy’s) executive director has listened to local artist’s submission before. They typically include rock, jazz, pop, and more. But last February, she was presented with 110 submissions of purely original material. “There was so much talent,” Nowak […]

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Business, Community, Government, Politics

Trump Tuesday focuses on federal funding

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By Cameron Spera, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – President Trump’s new budget proposal could have lasting effects in Syracuse. Today’s Trump Tuesday focused on his proposed cuts and how his changes would take away Syracuse’s second-largest source of federal funding. The plans call for major decreases in funding for the State Department, the Environmental Protection […]

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