"New York State" Tagged Articles

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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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Central New York , safety , Transportation

Textalyzer: Cellphone Check After Car Accidents?

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By Justin Alvarez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – New York lawmakers are considering allowing officers to check if motorists involved in accidents were using their cellphones illegally during the collision. “Textalyzer” technology as it is called, will allow police officer to see if a driver had been emailing, talking, texting or surfing the web during […]

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Central New York , Environment , Health , Sports

Warmer Weather Impacts Local Resorts

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By Terace Garnier, FABIUS, N.Y. (NCC News) – Toggenburg Mountain is a local snowboard and ski resort, located thirty-five minutes from Syracuse. Snow School Instructor Jim Morris hopes that they can start making snow as early as next week. “Normally about this time of year we are making snow and probably have a couple of trails open already,” Morris […]

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Central New York , Religion , Transportation

Governor Cuomo Bans Travel to North Carolina

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By Maddy Oleszkiewicz, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is banning state employees from government-funded travel to North Carolina. The governor says travel to North Carolina will be banned unless this travel “is necessary for the enforcement of New York State law, to meet prior contractual obligations, or for the protection […]

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