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Skaneateles Closes Beaches, DEC Tests for Toxic Blue Green Algae

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Audio Transcript: Skaneateles Closes Beaches… By Natalie Maier SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Village of Skaneateles public beach was closed today as large, visible blooms of blue green algae floated at the shore. The Department of Environmental Conservation has tested the blooms and is waiting on results later this week to see if they are […]

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Central New York, Community, Sports

Regional Sports Complex is Set to Attract More People to Cortland

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By Mary Peters CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  The Town of Cortlandville is fundraising to build a regional sports complex because they feel they are in a prime location to host big sporting events. “Right now, they’re located in Binghamton or Rochester, Buffalo, Albany.  But we’re smack dab in the middle, so let’s bring them to […]

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Congressman John Katko Wants to Increase Tourism in Central New York

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By Kali Fisher SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — More than 30 businesses met with Congressman John Katko on Wednesday to discuss ways to increase tourism in the Central New York region. Visit Syracuse President David Holder said tourism brings in approximately $1.2 billion to the area and employs about 25,000 individuals. Katko highlighted Syracuse’s professional sports teams including […]

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President Obama Talks Tourism in Cooperstown

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By Erin Jensen COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (NCC News) — President Obama cited tourism as one of our biggest exports. In an effort to promote travel, he spoke Thursday at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown. The Cooperstown Connection The number of Cooperstown residents doesn’t even reach 2,000, but the Hall of Fame attracted close to 250,000 visitors […]

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