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Central New York, Community, Sports, Syracuse

Clinton Square Ice Rink Opens For Season, Now Facing Weather Issues

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By Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Clinton Square tripled their attendance record this past weekend as their outdoor ice skating rink opened to the public during past Friday’s Christmas tree lighting. There were over 300 people waiting to lace the skates up and hit the ice. Skating outdoors has it’s highs and low. […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Jobs

Online Shopping is forcing CNY Shops to change their Game Plan

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The economic landscape is quickly changing as more and more people are shopping online instead of visiting traditional stores, otherwise known as “Brick and Mortar stores.” Cyber Monday broke records this year as it yielded $6.59 billion dollars in contrast to the $5 billion generated by Black Friday sales. […]

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Business, Community, Environment, Things to do, Weather

CNY Ski Resorts Face Warm Winter Climate

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Warm is rarely used to describe a Central New York winter. However, this February marked record-high temperatures in the area. Due to the unseasonably warm climate, several ski resorts near Syracuse were forced to close temporarily. Others like Toggenburg Mountain remain relatively unscathed. Shelia Larkin, Toggenburg’s sales and […]

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

Central New York Offers Many Options For Christmas Tree Shopping

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Thanksgiving has come and gone, and it is time to pull out the Christmas decorations.  Businesses near Syracuse have the most important items for customers – Christmas trees. Central New York is home to many places where people can find their ideal trees, and they have the options […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Government, Weather

Heating Assistance Available for Low-Income New York Families

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By CB Garrett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Governor Cuomo announced Sunday that $325 million will go towards helping low-income and elderly families pay their heating bills this winter. The program is known as the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and helped over 1.4 million New York households and almost 60,000 homes in Central New York, according […]

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Agriculture, Business, Central New York, Consumer, Environment, Food, Weather

Cold Winter Could be a Bounce Back for Maple Syrup Production

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By CB Garrett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The National Weather Service recently said there is a 70 percent chance of La Nina developing in Syracuse this winter, the much colder counterpart of El Nino, which developed last year. In the weather driven industry of maple syrup, Karl Wiles, owner of Cedarvale Maple Syrup, could be seeing increased production, […]

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