"NCC NEWS" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Environment

Onondaga Lake Won’t Face Long-Term Problems from Sewage Spill

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by Karthik Venkataraman, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–Officials said the 4.5 million gallon sewage spill into Onondaga Lake on Tuesday likely won’t have any long-term effects to the lake and won’t slow the current mercury-poisoning cleanup. Syracuse University professor in civil and environmental engineering Charles Driscoll said the cooler weather and other factors helped this from […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Sports, Syracuse

Syracuse Area Boxing Club Creates Champions Inside and Outside the Ring

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The West Area Athletic and Education Center has helped give kids from the inner city a positive outlet through the sport of boxing. The owner, Mr. Ray Rinaldi has a philosophy in training his boxers. “No du-rags, no having your pants low or to your ankles, and no swear […]

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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

By , BDJ 364.03

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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Brain Tissue recipient Angela Hadfield