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Central New York , Community , Non-profit

Syracuse organizations encourage the community to give back on Giving Tuesday

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YMCA's giving Tuesday event in Syracuse (c) 2016 Kiona Dyches

By Kiona Dyches SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Since 2012, “Giving Tuesday,” which is the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, has been recognized as a national day of giving. Today, volunteers in Syracuse teamed up with different non-profit organizations to lend a helping hand to those in need. The YMCA of Greater Syracuse hosted an event at Aster […]

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Central New York , Community , Health , Things to do

Holiday Food Drives help hunger in Syracuse

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The Rescue Mission Alliance in Syracuse, NY (c) 2016 Brianna Adams

By Brianna Adams, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With Thanksgiving over, many food pantries are in full swing collecting donations. The Food Bank of CNY takes donations year round but with Giving Tuesday yesterday and holidays less than a month away, the food bank has been very busy. “It’s very important that we’re consistently giving back so that these […]

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Central New York

Two Syracuse Women Share A Marriage And A Mission

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Laura Serway (left) and Cindy Seymour (right) co-own Laci's Tapas © 2016 Tom Austen

Tom Austen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As lovers, businesswomen and philanthropists, Laura Serway and Cindy Seymour have certainly found a home in Syracuse. Their Laci’s trademark, which derives from the first two letters of Serway and Seymour’s first names, has bounced around northern Syracuse, gaining notoriety along the way. First it was Laci’s Coffee Cafe in the […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Consumer , Education , Feature , Jobs

Women in High Tech Succeed in CNY

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Science and Technology are rapid growing fields with great job opportunities but they continue to be short for women across the country. While most of the women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are challenged to adapt and stay in their jobs, this seems to […]

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