"New York State" Tagged Articles

Central New York , Health

How do patients obtain medical marijuana in New York State?

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By Marlee Tuskes SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital graduate students at the Newhouse School.  Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how […]

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

WEB EXTRA: Free College for some NYS Residents


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 , 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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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 , Consumer , Government , Weather

Heating Assistance Available for Low-Income New York Families

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By CB Garrett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Governor Cuomo announced Sunday that $325 million will go towards helping low-income and elderly families pay their heating bills this winter. The program is known as the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and helped over 1.4 million New York households and almost 60,000 homes in Central New York, according […]

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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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Environment , Government , safety , Sports

New Law Permits New York State Hunters to Wear Pink

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In an effort to recruit more women into outdoor sports, lawmakers have permitted hunters to don fluorescent pink safety gear as an alternative to the long-worn blaze orange. Governor Cuomo signed the bill into law on Friday. The number of individuals involved in hunting or fishing declined by 3 million […]

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