"Safety" Tagged Articles

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 , 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 , Politics , safety , Transportation

Special Guards on Trucks: Worth While or a Waste of Time and Money?

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By Jude Allume, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — Senator Chuck Schumer has recently pushed for the federal government to change safety regulations for trucks. The push comes as a result of an accident involving a truck which killed four people. A milk tanker jackknifed on I-81 on July fifth, blocking several lanes on the highway. Two cars crashed […]

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Central New York

Keeping Kids Safe Online

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By Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – June is Internet Safety Month, and although the month is coming to an end, the conversation of how to keep kids safe online is just beginning. Today, Nottingham High School hosted a Social Media Breakfast: Parent’s Guide to Social Media. The event gave parents and kids the opportunity […]

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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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Environment , safety , Transportation , Weather

Thousands Evacuate San Jose After Storms Continue

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By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)―Fourteen thousand people in San Jose, California were asked to evacuate their homes after a record breaking creek overflow. For the past few weeks, California has been hit with constant rainstorms and flood warnings. The flooding occurred along the Coyote Creekway, resting alongside the Silicon Valley. By Tuesday night, the creek […]

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safety , Transportation

Drivers Warned About Driving While Tired

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – We’ve been told many times about the dangers of drunk driving. Police routinely organize traffic stop checkpoints around the holidays to deter drivers from consuming alcohol before they get behind the wheel. We’ve even been warned about the dangers of distracted driving, and national campaigns have warned drivers about […]

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Central New York

OGs Against Violence

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By Dontae Harris  Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) Clifford Ryan walks the streets of Syracuse voluntary to prevent violence in the community. His schedule ranges from 12 to 14 hours a day depending on the situation. He is the founder of OG’s Against Violence. One of the reasons Ryan started it, is because his son was shot and […]

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Syracuse Observes Fire Prevention Week

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By Taylor Epps SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Fire Prevention Bureau hopes to decrease the number of fires in Syracuse through the power of safety education. This week is Fire Prevention week across the country, in Syracuse the problem seems to be a lack of smoke detectors in homes, according to Captain Keith Muhammad of […]

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Central New York , Public Safety , safety , tourism

Diving Death Causes Safety Concerns in Skaneateles

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By Stephen Armstrong SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) –  Police are continuing to investigate after a Syracuse man died last Monday while diving in Skaneateles Lake. The deceased was diving alone, but had a friend waiting for him in a boat at the surface. One Skaneateles resident, Ben Ware, said this news was startling to the community […]

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Central New York

Keeping Your Neighborhood Safe: What You Can Do

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By: Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Syracuse law enforcement and residents are working together to keep their streets safe. They are doing this through regular Neighborhood Watch Meetings. Tony Borelli, Program Coordinator of Neighborhood Watch Groups in Syracuse, oversees about 130 neighborhood watch groups, serving as the liaison between police officers and the […]

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Arts , Central New York , Consumer , Technology , Transportation

Syracuse taxi service is getting in on the Pokemon Go craze

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)—Pokemon Go has taken over the gaming world and now a Syracuse company is getting in on the trend. Orange Metro Taxi is beginning to implement a Pokemon tour service for the Syracuse area. Pokemon tour guide Kelly Shampine had the idea for the service after playing the game with his kids. “My kids […]

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Environment , Government , safety , Sports

New Law Permits New York State Hunters to Wear Pink

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In an effort to recruit more women into outdoor sports, lawmakers have permitted hunters to don fluorescent pink safety gear as an alternative to the long-worn blaze orange. Governor Cuomo signed the bill into law on Friday. The number of individuals involved in hunting or fishing declined by 3 million […]

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Central New York , Education , Public Safety

Cicero Police Department Offers Class to Promote Relationship with Community

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By Jake Falk CICERO, N.Y. (NCC News)— The Cicero Police Department has become one of the latest police departments in small towns in the U.S. to start its own Citizens’ Police Academy. The program aims to better develop the relationships between law enforcement and the community by providing hands-on workshops and classes with law enforcement instructors. […]

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