Eshalaxmi Barlingay's Articles

Central New York, Community, Health, Non-profit, Poverty

Good Life Foundation helps at-risk youth

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The good life foundation helps “at-risk” youth find a purpose of life. They do this, by building a personal relationship, entrepreneurship skills and help them learn how to manage their financial assets. The foundation was started in 2014 with 10 youths. Now, it has expanded to serve around […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Syracuse

Oasis Mediterranean Market connects people from diverse backgrounds to their homes

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse is home to a very diverse community, from students to refugees, people from Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. Oasis Mediterranean Market gets food and other items from overseas so that people have access to them here in Syracuse. The store owner, Islam Khalafallah, who is […]

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Central New York, Environment, Government, Health, Public Safety

Safe disposal of medicines and needles in Onondaga County – A way to reduce drug abuse

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Old medicines and needles can be safely disposed off in a disposable bin provided by a joint effort of two central New York programs, including Sharps, Needles and Drug Disposal(SNADD) . Gail Banach, one of the program organizers of SNADD and director of public education at Upstate Poison Center, […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Health

Children’s Health Insurance Program of New York expiring

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Around 350,000 children in the state of New York will be left without an insurance The program has been supporting low-income families for two decades. CHIP supports all children under the age of 19 and is largely funded by federal dollars. Around 45 percent of children are insured […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Government

Onondaga County Officials aim to diversify logging industry

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Onondaga County Office of Environment, after conducting a research, found a lack of diversity in the logging industry three years ago. To enhance diversity in the logging business, the county conducted a “Game of Logging” at Highland Forest County Park course to give people interested in logging […]

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Central New York, Government, Health, Public Safety

Medical services for children battling depression in Syracuse

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Many children in Syracuse are fighting depression and drugs. However, there was no proper medical care and counselling available to them. Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare(SBH) has started services for children and adolescents. They provide services to children battling depression, mental health disorders and drug usage. Jeremy Klemanski, CEO and […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Health

Save Our Air Medical Resources Campaign

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Air Medical Services are in demand due to increased number of patients living in rural areas. However, these services are diminishing because of low government reimbursement for air medical providers. Also, most of the people living in rural areas have to travel considerable distance to reach and get proper […]

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Central New York, Community, Public Safety, safety

Insufficient street lights in the Westcott Neighborhood

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE (NCC News) –  The Westcott neighborhood of Syracuse is popular for many reasons: places for students to live, community interactions, community engaging activities and safety. However, many students complain about one problem – lack of street lights. Street lights play a very important role in asserting safety and security of the residents. […]

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