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Business , Central New York

Entrepreneurship Knows No Age

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The WISE Women's Business Center is located at 235 Harrison Street in downtown Syracuse. (c) 2016 Matt D'Ambrosi

By Matt D’Ambrosi SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you thought the term “entrepreneur” was one that applied only to young people – think again. The WISE Women’s Business Center is joining forces with the Syracuse District Office of the Small Business Administration and the AARP in hosting an event on August 16 titled “Encore Entrepreneurship” – an invention of […]

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Central New York

SU Community Helps Plan For the Future

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(c) 2016 Andrew Leffler

By Andrew Leffler Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University plans on transforming the University campus over the next 20-years. Executive Director of Public Relations, Jaclyn Grosso, said that since 2014, the University had been reaching out to the SU community. “We have engaged the campus community with a lot of outreach efforts and open houses […]

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Central New York , Crime , Public Safety , race , safety

A Black Lives Matter Protester in Syracuse is on his way to become Police Officer

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Chief Fowler speaking with Jovan Thompson at City Hall's stairs. © 2016 Wilenie Sepulveda

By Wilenie Sepulveda SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)— Jovan Thompson is a Syracuse resident that never thought he would become a Police Officer. It all changed during the Black Lives Matter rally in Syracuse where hundreds of people marched from the Everson Museum to City Hall. Thompson interrupted Fowler and said that the city needed more officers from the […]

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Central New York , Public Safety

Chief Fowler: “Syracuse BLM Protest was peaceful because we said out of the way”

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Syracuse had two BLM demonstrations in one day, both of them ended peacefully. (c) 2016 Isabel Sánchez.

By Isabel Sanchez Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — After several Black Lives Matter protests ended in violence across the country, some people expected a similar situation would occur in Syracuse. However, that wasn’t the case. After of two peaceful BLM demonstrations in one day, Syracuse Police Department Frank Fowler said that part of the reason why the rallies […]

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