"Onondaga County" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Government, Politics

Joanie Mahoney Looks Back at Time Spent as Onondaga County Executive

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By Olivia Proia SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–After 11 years in office as the Onondaga County Executive, Joanie Mahoney leaves this week to become the chief operating officer at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. She also will work in an advisory capacity at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In 2007, Mahoney set out […]

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Ryan McMahon speaks at a podium while a man takes a photo of him. Other legislators watch on from the benches.

Onondaga County Legislature Chairman Reacts to Mahoney’s Resignation

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Click the play button above to hear Onondaga County Legislature Chairman Ryan McMahon discuss his effort to replace Joanie Mahoney after she leaves office. Audio transcript: PJ Clark McMahon Wrap 9.24.18 By PJ Clark SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Shortly after Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced her resignation this morning, Ryan McMahon got to work. McMahon, the chairman […]

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The official Allstate AFCA Good Works Team award given out to Kielan Whitner.
Central New York, Environment, Health

Central New Yorkers May Be At Risk Of Catching Rare Virus

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Click the link above to learn more about triple-e, or read the transcript.  By Dominick Muccilo, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Eastern Equine Encephalitis, known as “EEE” could pose more severe implications to the area than West Nile Virus. The West Nile Virus happens seasonally but EEE doesn’t. Lisa Letteney, the Director of Environmental Health in Onondaga […]

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Central New York, Public Safety

Onondaga County Pumps the Brakes on Drunk Driving With STOP-DWI

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Click here to listen to how New York State’s STOP-DWI program has helped drunk driving fatality rates in Onondaga County. Audio Transcript: STOP-DWI’s Impact on Onondaga County Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In 1981, ex-Sen. William “Cadillac” Smith helped found STOP-DWI in New York state after a drunk driver killed his daughter in 1973. The […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Health, Public Safety, Technology

Libraries with 3D Printers React to Release of Blueprints for Guns

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Click play to hear one local library’s policy when it comes to 3D printing guns.  Audio Transcript: Libraries React to 3D Gun Blueprints By Natalie Maier FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A company in Austin, Texas has promised to release digital blueprints for 3D printing guns. The release is causing concern among gun control advocates, who think […]

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Central New York, Community

Wish-Cycling Ruins Recycling Process in Onondaga County

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Audio transcript: Wish-Cycling script Click the player above to see why you should think twice before tossing something in a bin. By Michelle Houston, Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News)– While recycling is going well in Onondaga County, Department of Public Works Deputy Commissioner, Ann Fordock says there is always room for improvement. According to Onondaga County Resource Recovery […]

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Central New York, Politics, Syracuse

Democratic Primary Voters Face Small Participation Numbers

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By Corey Crisan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Tuesday’s primary elections in New York State retain significance regarding major legislative seats. Namely, the Democratic party’s ballot representative to oppose Republican John Katko’s 24th District’s Congressional seat. Juanita Perez-Williams will oppose Dana Balter on Tuesday’s ballot, and the race is expected to be tight. Syracuse.com reported Perez-Williams opened with […]

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recycle bins
Education, Environment, Government

Do You Put Bags in Recycling Bins? Well OCRRA Says It’s Wrong

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By Brittany Henderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Reducing the use of plastic bags has become a major cause for environmentalists, however, local authorities are concerned people don’t know how to best recycle them. According to OCRRA Public Informations Officer Kristen Lawton plastic bags are a major issue on a littering level and recycling level because a […]

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Cicero-North Syracuse High School DWI Crash Demo
Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

CNS High School Simulates DWI Crash Scene

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DWI demo crash script By Jonathan Singh Cicero N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The North Syracuse School District in conjunction with the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Cicero Police Department hosted a mock DWI crash Friday morning at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Route 31. More than 600 students stepped out of their classroom […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse

CNY’s ‘Most Polluted Lake In America’ Could Soon Be Transformed Into A Public Beach

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Video transcript: Milana_OnondagaLakeBeach_23Apr18 By Giulia Milana LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) – Formerly known as the “most polluted lake in America,” Onondaga Lake is now the cleanest it has been in over 100 years, and the county wants to take advantage of that. A feasibility study is scheduled to begin this spring to determine the practicality of adding […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Syracuse

St. Joseph’s Health to Pay Live Nation $750,000 for Amp Naming Rights

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Listen to find out more about why officials disclosed the fee that St. Joseph’s Health will pay concert promoter Live Nation. Hear from Onondaga County Legislature Chairman Ryan McMahon and County Legislator Tom Buckel. Audio Transcript: Feature News Story Amphitheater Naming Rights – Conor Wight By Conor Wight SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – St. Joseph’s […]

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Central New York, Health

Central New York Health Officials Fight the Flu

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  Click the play button above to learn how Oswego County residents can receive flu shots, even if they do not have health insurance Audio Transcript:   Fabbri_OswegoHealthDepartment_Script By A.J. Fabbri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– As the flu continues to decimate the area, Central New York health officials are saying that vaccinations are readily available to all. […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Public Safety, Syracuse

Sheriff’s Department Disability Training

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department is leading its Central New York Regional Law Enforcement Academy for a new class of recruits. They just finished the disabilities portion of their training. Their academy is open to all recruits who want to be police officers in Onondaga County. Forty-two potential […]

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