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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, History, Politics, Syracuse

Even in a Market With Limited Homes Available for Purchase, Buyer Demand Remains Strong

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Click the play button above to learn why buyer demand remains high despite limited homes available for sale.  Audio transcript:newscast 5 script By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– Home sales in New York State dropped 6.2 percent this February. New York State realtors closed 7,328 sales, almost 500 fewer than the 7,800 sales made in […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Jobs, Syracuse

Syracuse Restaurant Teaches the Recipe for Success

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By Frank DeLuca SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – One teaching restaurant in Syracuse is helping people get back into the workforce. With Love opened on Salina Street last December, and works with the Workforce Development program at Onondaga Community College to create paths to living wage jobs, and put graduates in positions with room to grow. […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Government, Jobs

Free Training Syracuse Residents for High School Equivalency Exam

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By Aubrie Tolliver SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse residents are being offered a second chance — maybe even a first — at obtaining their high school diploma. The Syracuse City School District is offering free classes at the Sidney Johnson Vocational Center in Syracuse, which are designed to help residents prepare for the high school equivalency test. The TASC […]

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Business, Government

What is Full Employment?

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Syracuse, NY – Over the past six months, the national unemployment rate has dipped to the lowest its been since before the 2008 recession. Economists have gone so far as to say the country is at full employment. That is summed up to one simple figure. The national unemployment rate is below five percent. Right now, the […]

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