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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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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs, Syracuse

Abandoned Lantern Factory Transformed to Luxury Apartment Complex

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The R.E. Dietz Factory at 225 Wilkinson St. in Syracuse stood abandoned for decades, a reminder of a time when the Park Avenue neighborhood served as an industrial hub. The once neglected building now breathes new life, thanks to the Paulus Development Company. The developers transformed the old factory […]

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

811 Day Encourages Digging Safety

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Dig Safely New York’s 811 Day on Friday will encourage homeowners and excavators to “know what’s below,” before they start any digging projects. Since 1969, Dig Safely New York has been connecting excavators and homeowners to utility companies throughout most of New York State. According to the […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Feature

Whitney Point Alligator is Now on Social Media

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by Karthik Venkataraman WHITNEY POINT, New York– Maybe the best way to catch an alligator is to think like one. Well now you can get the thoughts of the Whitney Point alligator on social media. The reported Whitney Point alligator still hasn’t been caught and is on the loose in Facebook. The animal now has a personality, posting statuses […]

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Community, Environment, Government

Skaneateles Looks for Cleaner way of Electricity

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 by Karthik Venkataraman SKANEATELES, New York (NCC News)— Go green and stay clean. The town of Skaneateles is looking into adding an electricity source that doesn’t release carbon emissions into the air. A town hall meeting on Tuesday night is the community’s first chance to learn about the pros and cons of this energy source. Deputy town supervisor David […]

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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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Central New York, Community, Health

Governor Cuomo’s Bike Trail Could Reconnect Syracuse with the Cycling Community

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By Zachary Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Erie Boulevard may soon be a part of the Empire State Trail, according to a map released by the Syracuse Metropolitan Traffic Council. The official layout of the trail through Syracuse has yet to be determined, but it has the potential to reconnect the city with the cycling community. Lots […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food

Web Extra: NY Bill Would Let Movie Theaters Sell Alcohol

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Moviegoers in New York may be able to buy alcoholic beverages at theaters soon. According to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget, a new bill would permit alcoholic beverage sales in licensed movie theaters under certain conditions. While last year’s theatrical market statistics, by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), showed an increase in global box office […]

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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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