Loaded Handgun Found in Woodstock Resident’s Carry-On

By Waldy Diez NEWARK, N.J. (NCC News) – The Transportation Security Administration stopped a man traveling to Syracuse after officers found a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on luggage. Gregory Soltanoff, 40, of Woodstock was traveling from Newark Liberty International Airport when TSA officers found a .32 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets in his … More Loaded Handgun Found in Woodstock Resident’s Carry-On

Syracuse Refugees Learn English at the North Side Learning Center

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – More than 12,000 refugees and former refugees call Syracuse home. About 1,000 new refugees resettle in the city each year. Many of them live on the city’s north side. Many have struggled to acclimate to American culture, but have found solace at the North Side Learning Center, where refugees … More Syracuse Refugees Learn English at the North Side Learning Center

Delaware County Town Keeps History Alive with Annual Winter Festival

By Waldy Diez EAST MEREDITH, N.Y. (NCC News) – The practice of harvesting ice blocks is more than 100 years old. Kajsa Harley, the education and curatorial initiatives manager at the Hanford Mills Museum in East Meredith, says it was very important to the dairy industry in Central New York. “Ice harvesting is something that has … More Delaware County Town Keeps History Alive with Annual Winter Festival

Onondaga County Residents Find Their Forever Families on National Adoption Day

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Onondaga County celebrated its 14th annual National Adoption Daytoday. National Adoption Day began in 2000 and is normally celebrated on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. According to the website, the day “is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find … More Onondaga County Residents Find Their Forever Families on National Adoption Day

Postal Employees Still Protest Despite Wintry Conditions

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Postal workers normally work during snowstorms, so this morning’s protest conditions weren’t something new for them. However, it was a different experience for members of theCentral New York Alliance for Retired Americans. They joined together with the Central New York local of theAmerican Postal Workers Union to protest … More Postal Employees Still Protest Despite Wintry Conditions

Syracuse University Students Teach Others About Credit in a Unique Way

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’re wondering why there has been a grim reaper roaming campus the past two weeks, you’re probably not alone. This character is part of a marketing campaign students from the NewHouse, Syracuse University’s student-run ad agency, are participating in. A team of six students – Julia Burns, Emma … More Syracuse University Students Teach Others About Credit in a Unique Way