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Government, Politics

Marty Masterpole will be on Syracuse Democratic Mayoral Primary Ballot

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by Karthik Venkataraman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC)– City auditor Marty Masterpole’s name will appear on the Syracuse Democratic mayoral primary ballot this fall. It was a moment of relief for Masterpole. He won his appeal in front of the Onondaga County Board of Elections commissioners, making it official that he has enough valid signatures to be on […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Syracuse

Home Burglaries Are on the Rise in Onondaga County

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Recently, there has been an increase in the number of burglaries in Onondaga County. Investigator James Gallup of the Manlius Police Department says it is easier for a person to break into someone’s home during the day, because it is less suspicious. Burglaries that happen during the day are most […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Health, safety

OCCRA Offers Means to Dispose of Mercury and Medication

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By Lileana Pearson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) is now providing a means to safely dispose of prescription drugs. In the past OCCRA has offered yearly events to bring in mercury based items, but this is the first year they are accepting prescriptions. Dale Cocca, a recycling specialist, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Jobs, Syracuse

A Syracuse Library is Offering One-on-One Job Search Appointments

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-  The Onondaga County Public Library Hazard Branch is offering job search tools to help people find jobs during Syracuse’s unemployment increase. The Adult Service Librarian, Jennifer Husenitza, was hired at the Hazard Branch earlier this year in April based off of her ability to help people in the community. “Part of the […]

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Central New York

Syracuse Pond St. Fire Update

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By Lileana Pearson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse firefighters now know the cause of a 400 block Pond St. fire last night. According to City of Syracuse Fire investigator, Allen Williams, the building caught fire due to an unattended candle. The building, a two story wooden structure containing three apartments – two of which were […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Environment, Health

Minimum Smoking Age Raised to 21 in New Jersey, Is New York State Next?

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The popular Tobacco21 bill gains momentum as Governor Chris Christie has signed legislation that raises minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 19 to 21. New Jersey has become the third and latest state, behind Hawaii and California, to raise the legal smoking age. Currently, Onondaga County […]

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Central New York, Community, History, holiday, Politics

News at 4:45 – Syracuse Celebrates Juneteenth

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The statue of Jeremey Rescue, who was helped to escape by the Anti-Slavery Liberty Party, stands as a symbol of Juneteenth on Clinton Square. That is where communities from all over came to Syracuse joined together to celebrate the annual Juneteenth parade. The festival hosted a parade at Central Square to commemorate the day that marked the […]

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

NCC News at 4:00 – Strawberry Fields in CNY Get a Late Start to the Season

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By Sarah Minkewicz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y (NCC News) – It’s slim pickings in strawberry fields across Central New York. June 5th marks Strawberry-picking season on the New York Harvest Calendar. This year the season is a week behind schedule. Kiona Dyches has the full story on NCC News at 4 p.m. and later on NCC News […]

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

Rainy Weather Delays CNY Farmers

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Anthony Emmi of Emmi Farms in Baldwinsville spends the warm weather making up lost time after a rainy Spring season.     By Sarah Minkewcz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York had excessive rainfall this Spring and it’s causing some farmers to play catch up. “We have processed beans, we have to plant first and […]

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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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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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