Cassondra Balkin's Articles

Central New York, Community, History, Syracuse

World War II Vets Are Being Encouraged To See The Memorials That Honor Them

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Listen to how Syracuse Honor Flight Operations Coordinator Mike Gasapo  says the charity is adapting to the  aging of WW2 Vets.  By Sunny Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Mike Gasapo pulled the items out of the bag one right after the other, like a child opening a present on Christmas. First a name tag, then a poster, […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, holiday

Food Bank of CNY Program Gives Grocery Store Customers a Chance to Donate

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Hear Price Chopper customer Les Ashby’s thoughts on the Check Out Hunger promotion being provided in some CNY grocery stores this Fall season. By Cassondra Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Dozens of people filed in and out of the Price Chopper on Erie Boulevard on this Wednesday morning, pushing carts filled with everything from apples to […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Health, Non-profit, Politics, Syracuse

Local NY Civil Rights Organization Works to Decrease Disability Issues

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Listen to the issues Disabled in Action member Sally Johnston wants Mayoral and Common Council candidates to fix during their terms.   By Cassondra Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Most of people get up in the morning, brew a cup of coffee , and then drive or walk to work with the only worry in their minds […]

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