Ashtyn Hiron's Articles

International, Public Safety, Weather

Inside the Lives of People Affected by the Indonesian Earthquake

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Click the play button above to learn more about the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Lombok  island. Audio Transcription: Earthquake in Lombok By Ashtyn Hiron LOMBOK, INDONESIA. (NCC News) — Homes are ruined and people are scared after an earthquake hit Lombok island in Indonesia. This is one of two large earthquakes to hit Lombok within […]

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Central New York, Community, Education

Syracuse’s Refugee Community Benefit From Youth Program

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Click the play button above to learn more on summer programs run for refugee children. Audio Transcription: RISE summer program By Ashtyn Hiron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Refugee children are learning to read, write, and improve their English at the Refugee and Immigrant Self-Empowerment (RISE) Center in Syracuse. RISE is located on Burt Street in […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Syracuse, Things to do, Transportation

Bike-Share Program is Coming to Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn more about City Councils vote on the bike-share program. Audio Transcription: Syracuse bike-share By Ashtyn Hiron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Common Council voted to bring a bike-share program to Syracuse, allowing people to rent and ride bikes throughout the city. They voted to run the City of […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Education, Non-profit

Soldiers Become Business Owners at Bootcamp

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Click play to hear about how veterans are becoming entrepreneurs: Soldiers to business owners By Ashtyn Hiron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Each year, Syracuse University hosts the Entrepreneurship Boot camp for Veterans (EBV), offering education and training to veterans who are interested in starting their own business. Operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Jobs, Syracuse

Job Seekers get More Opportunities to Connect with Employers

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Click the play button above to learn more about how central New Yorkers are preparing to get jobs. Audio Transcript: Build to Work program By Ashtyn Hiron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Jubilee Homes has added another job fair for central New Yorkers to gain more opportunities to meet, interview and get jobs with potential employers. Jubilee […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education, Entertainment, Music

Didgeridoos and Australian Culture Inspire the Youth

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Click the play button above to learn about Didgeridoo Down Under educating central New York about Aboriginal Australian culture. Audio Transcript:Didgeridoo Down Under with Rob Thomas. By Ashtyn Hiron MCGRAW, N.Y. (NCC News) — Didgeridoo Down Under performed one of many interactive and educational shows on their tour through central New York this summer. Identifying […]

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