Elissa Candiotti's Articles

Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, Sports, Syracuse

Peyton Sefick Is Kicking Out Doubt and Scoring Big

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A typical day for Peyton Sefick consists of an early morning breakfast, work email, and video games. However, the 26-year-old has accomplished quite a lot for his age, like competing in a World Cup competition, for example. “Soccer runs my life,” Sefick said. “It means everything.” While watching […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, History, Syracuse, Things to do

The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, History, Syracuse, Things to do

The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Syracuse

Syracuse Is Remembering Lockerbie Bombing Victims One Step At A Time

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Nearly three decades have passed but the Syracuse community still feels the same grief and pain it did on December 21, 1988. That day, 270 lives were lost in a terrorist attack, including 35 Syracuse University students who were flying home from London after a semester abroad. […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, International, Syracuse

Syracuse Is Remembering Lockerbie Bombing Victims One Step At A Time

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Nearly three decades have passed but the Syracuse community still feels the same grief and pain it did on December 21, 1988. That day, 270 lives were lost in a terrorist attack, including 35 Syracuse University students who were flying home from London after a semester abroad. “There’s […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, food

Eating Healthy: The Main Course at ITC Syracuse

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — During a busy day of history, English, and science classes, one main course remains the most memorable for students at The Institution of Technology Syracuse Central: culinary class. A number of high school students have been provided the opportunity to place an emphasis and focus on culinary arts throughout the […]

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Business, Central New York

Five Simple Steps Can Make Your Company a Healthier Workplace

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Kelli LaPage says she’s found the secret for success in the workplace, and it doesn’t cost much. The president and founder of WellTrail in Syracuse, a company that helps corporations develop healthy workforces, helped kick off the 5th Annual Healthy Workplace Awards, sponsored by BizEventz on Thursday. LaPage outlined the top […]

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Central New York, Government

New Regulation Bans Discrimination Against Transgender People in NY

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced the first statewide regulation that bans harassment and discrimination against transgender people. The new regulation protects all transgender people under the state’s Human Rights Law in areas including employment, housing, and business. Many LGBT groups in Central New York are ecstatic about the news but say it wasn’t easy to reach this […]

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