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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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Court

Special Prosecutor Appointed in Hit-and-Run

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By Alex Amico SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A New York judge has appointed a special prosecutor to handle the case of a hit-and-run on Syracuse’s North Side. New York State Supreme Court Justice James Tormey appointed the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office to investigate and prosecute the case. The appointment was made necessary because the […]

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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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Business , Central New York , Community , Government , Politics

Onondaga County advises to not take selfies in booths this election day

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By Brianna Adams, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)—A lawsuit has been taken to the Federal Court in New York City to end a ban on voting booth selfies. Taking a selfie in the voting booth with a ballot has gotten some people in trouble, including actor and singer Justin Timberlake. Laws in several states ban sharing photos […]

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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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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Consumer , Environment , food , Weather

Cold Winter Could be a Bounce Back for Maple Syrup Production

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By CB Garrett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The National Weather Service recently said there is a 70 percent chance of La Nina developing in Syracuse this winter, the much colder counterpart of El Nino, which developed last year. In the weather driven industry of maple syrup, Karl Wiles, owner of Cedarvale Maple Syrup, could be seeing increased production, […]

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Central New York , Government , Politics

Onondaga County Implements New Voting Results Technology

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By Justin Alvarez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- With the 2016 Presidential Election just a few days away, voters have become familiar with the interactive maps that national polling stations use to track the election results. The results are mapped out with a collection of blue (representing democratic states ) and red (representing republican states). Onondaga […]

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Politics

Onondaga County Continues Measures to Secure Polls

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By Meghan Mistry SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—Amidst allegations of nationwide voter fraud and election rigging by GOP candidate Donald Trump, the Onondaga County Board of Elections is working to ensure a fair general election. “We’re doing what we always do,” Dustin Czarny, Democratic Election Commissioner, said. “We’ve got a bipartisan team of election officials every step […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health , Public Safety

Heroin in Unexpected Places

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Kristen Edwards SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The heroin epidemic does not discriminate. The drug is everywhere in Central New York… even in the small, suburban Village of Baldwinsville. This week alone, Baldwinsville has hosted two heroin-related events. The first was a community forum intended to educate the public on heroin and its effects. The Baldwinsville School District partnered with […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Environment , food

Baldwinsville Farm Wins Conservation Award

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda BALDWINSVILE, N.Y. (NCC News)- This year Emmi & Sons Inc. was awarded by the Onondaga County Soil and Water Conservation District -Conservation Farm of the Year. They were nominated by Aaron Buchta, Watershed Agriculture Resource Conservation Specialist, because of their track record on environmental management at the farm. They were established in 1921 and since 2006 have […]

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