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Windsor students now offered unique jump-start into agriculture

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Tina Miner-James isn’t your every day teacher, then again, this isn’t your every day classroom within Windsor High School. As students prepare to grow fresh herbs in the small containers in her classroom, they’re getting a jumpstart on a potential future in the agriculture industry, one of the leading employers in the state.  For Miner-James,…

State of Emergency declared for NYC, Long Island, HV, Capital

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued a state of emergency for parts of the state, imploring those in New York to take warnings seriously ahead of Hurricane Henri. The storm is expected to start around 7 a.m. Sunday, and the eye of the storm on Long Island is predicted at around 11 a.m., Cuomo said. He…

Syracuse mayoral candidate Khalid Bey has COVID-19

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Syracuse mayoral candidate Khalid Bey announced Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Bey said he has been in quarantine since August 9. This spring, he won the Democratic primary for mayor in a close contest with fellow Common Councilor Michael Greene. Bey said he wasn't vaccinated due to a medical reason, but his…

Holiday Shoppes open at New York State Fairgrounds

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For those of who want to get an early start on holiday shopping, the New York State Fairgrounds is a perfect place to start this weekend. The Junior League of Syracuse is hosting its annual Holiday Shoppes in the Horticulture Building. Vendors will have everything from winter gear and small kids toys to socks and…

Golden Age Cheese works to revive community from flooding

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Golden Age Cheese Co. in Woodhull is just one of many buildings impacted by the flood waters. Their comeback packs are helping them recover from the damage, filled with various cheese products over five months, with a portion of the money made from the packs going into a community rebuild fund. While FEMA has announced some…

Election 2021: What’s on the ballot

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By Tim Robertson New York State PUBLISHED 1:21 PM ET Oct. 20, 2021 PUBLISHED 1:21 PM EDT Oct. 20, 2021 Source

Cross Lake residents experiencing major flooding, property damage

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With so much rain and limited places for it go, homeowners are seeing a lot of flooding and property damage in Central New York. Some residents of Cross Lake say they can’t drive to their houses and are having to use boats to get access to their homes. They realize there has been a lot…

Red Cross signals blood emergency with lack of donations

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The American Red Cross is pushing for more volunteers to consider making a blood donation. As many know, the summer months continue to be a slower period for donations, as many people aren't available, due to travel and vacation plans. Additionally, with the pandemic, many have waited to have a variety of medical procedures completed…

CNY schools turn to hiring fairs to combat teacher shortages

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Enrollment in New York State's teacher education programs has declined by 53% since 2009, according to the New York State Teachers Union. The New York Teacher Retirement System estimates a third of New York teachers could retire in the next five years and says there are 18 areas suffering from teacher shortages. In an effort…

Baldwinsville wins a thriller at Liverpool

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This week's Mega Matchup was played out at Liverpool, where the atmosphere was electric for a meeting with Baldwinsville. The Bees were coming onto the Warriors' home turf sitting at 2-0, while the 'Pool was 1-1. The fans were packed in on both sides of the stadium, but on the home side, the student section…