Kayla Spector's Articles

Business , Central New York , Health , Non-profit

Café at 407 Serves More Than Coffee and Cake

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By Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At least 30 million people of all ages and genders in the United States suffer from an eating disorder and eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Café at 407 and Ophelia’s Place, located […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Health

Change in SU Health Care Insurance Causes Controversy

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By Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — There have been issues in the past with United Healthcare, with different lawsuits filed against them, including fraud, discrimination, and underpayment for out-of-network insurance reimbursements. Now these issues could be brought to Syracuse University, as United Healthcare is the new primary insurance for employees. All of these […]

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Central New York , Community , Consumer , Feature , food , Things to do

New App and Restaurant ‘Good Uncle’ Officially Opens Next Week

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Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A new kind of restaurant in town is set to open its doors next week. It’s called Good Uncle, and it’s an app that’s looking to take over the food industry in a very different way. Co-founder Wiley Cerilli decided expanding the online food industry in a way that allows […]

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Arts , Central New York , Feature , Music , Things to do

Upcoming Season of Syracuse Stage Debuts New Director

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Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Stage family is in full swing preparing for their upcoming months filled with theater. The season debuts many exciting shows, including the beloved ‘Mary Poppins’,’ ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’,’ and a few others, totaling six shows for the year. With the start of this new season of musicals, plays […]

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Central New York , Community , Court , Education

Former Whitman Dean Put on Administrative Leave

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Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse University announced last Wednesday that the former Dean of the Whitman School of Management, Kenneth Kavajecz, was placed on administrative leave from his faculty position. The news seemed to be sudden and surprised many students at the university. “It looked like he had a very good future for […]

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Central New York

Native Americans in CNY Fight to Change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day

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By Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Native Americans here and around the country are seeking to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. Syracuse University student Darrin White, co-President of Indigenous Students at Syracuse University, led the group of Indigenous students in tabling on the quad on the day of celebration to fight for […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Government

Syracuse City and Onondaga County Talk Merging Governments and Many Other Options

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By Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Mayor Stephanie Minor and County Executive Joanie Mahoney both signed an agreement to consolidate government services between Syracuse and Onondaga County. The most widely talked about option is merging the two but there are many other possible options the Consensus Commission could recommend. With a government operating on […]

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