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

The New Official State Snack Will Benefit One Local Farm in Syracuse

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Yogurt is now the official snack of New York state, after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Wednesday.  The state is the nation’s top producer of yogurt,  with  741 million pounds produced  in 2013. More yogurt is going to mean more milk. More milk is going to … More The New Official State Snack Will Benefit One Local Farm in Syracuse

Central New Yorkers should be worrying about more than Ebola

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Another bat in Onondaga County recently has tested positive for rabies. This is the eighth bat of the year, and the fifteenth animal to be found with the disease. More than 90 percent of all rabies cases occur in wild animals such as foxes, raccoons and skunks with bats … More Central New Yorkers should be worrying about more than Ebola

Monitoring Freeze Watches is Important to One Local Farm

By Waldy Diez BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Several counties in Central New York had their first frost warning of the season last night. While Onondaga County wasn’t one of them, it is still important to Michael Blair atAbbott Farms. “These freeze events do matter to us, absolutely,” the production manager said. “This time of year, … More Monitoring Freeze Watches is Important to One Local Farm

A Syracuse Professor is a Frankenstein of Fruit

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Many kinds of fruit are currently in season, and one tree will have a variety of 40 different types of fruit when fully mature. Contemporary artist and Syracuse University associate professor of art Sam Van Aken created the Tree of 40 Fruit from an art project. “I was really interested … More A Syracuse Professor is a Frankenstein of Fruit

Italian Heritage Exhibit Coming to Syracuse Museum

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Italian immigrants populated Syracuse in the 1800s. They were the largest immigrant group to come to the city, as well as one of the largest ethnic populations to date. Dennis Connors, curator of history at the Onondaga Historical Association and Museum, says many first-, second- and third-generation … More Italian Heritage Exhibit Coming to Syracuse Museum

Bike Safety – Mix of Common Sense and Following the Law

By Waldy Diez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – After a long winter, it seems that everybody flocks to the streets with their bicycles in the summertime. Even though everybody may think they know how to ride a bike, Sgt. Bill Croft of the Syracuse Police Department says that not everybody actually knows how to ride their bike. “You … More Bike Safety – Mix of Common Sense and Following the Law