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Central New York , Technology

CNY Senior Surfers Among Newest Wave of Social Media Users

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By Catherine Witherspoon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – It seems these days young adults are constantly on their phone– texting, typing or tweeting. It’s without question, younger Americans lead the pack when it comes to social media users. So much so that it’s almost hard to believe any other groups use social media– especially older Americans. […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Consumer

NY Farm Breweries Give a Local Flavor to Craft Beer

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  By Danielle Kennedy  ITHACA, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- In 2013, American’s bought more craft beer than they did Budweiser, the third-most popular beer in the country, according to Beer Marketers Insights. Craft brewing has become a multi-million dollar industry in New York State, generating more than $200 million to the states economy each year. Thanks to […]

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Central New York , Transportation , Weather

Amtrak Cuts Train Service in Upstate After Boston Snowstorm

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By Shantinique Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Due to bad weather, Amtrak cut service to most of the northeast region today causing  problems for passengers this season. “If you’re traveling and you’re using the train for business, it can be a problem,” one rider told NCC News’ Spencer Burke while waiting at Syracuse’s Regional Transportation Center. “If […]

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Central New York , Environment , Sports , Uncategorized , Weather

Snowshoeing, the Hot Winter Trend in New York

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The origin of snowshoes can be traced back as far as 6000 years ago in Central Asia, when wood and leather were used to help make living in winter even possible. For centuries snowshoeing remained relatively the same, large tennis racquet-esque shoes used for slowing trudging across snowy terrain. It wasn’t until the early 1990’s that modern innovation […]

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Central New York

Children and Technology

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By Jessica Eley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- A study from the Kaiser Foundation reported elementary aged children spend more than seven hours a day on media. Julie Burhans teaches kindergarten at Homer Elementary School. This is her fourteenth year teaching at the school. She said she’s seen the gradual integration of technology in the school district and she […]

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