Mye Owens's Articles

CNY Solidarity Coalition held a rally to demand Rep. John Katko to make immigration changes and stand against President Trump
Government, Politics

Syracuse Residents Come Together to Demand Change from Rep. Katko

By , BDJ 665.2

By Mye Owens SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – As immigration continues to be a hot political topic, Syracuse resident recently came together to demand changes to the nation’s policies. Residents, politicians and children gathered outside of U.S. Representative John Katko’s office Thursday with toys in hand. Several residents spoke on how they feel about President […]

Continue Reading »

Juneteenth Celebration in Syracuse
Central New York, Community, Education, History, Syracuse, Things to do

Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate, Look Back and Realize Freedom

By , BDJ 665.2

By Mye Owens Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to read the Emancipation Proclamation letting slaves know they were finally free. This reading came two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the order […]

Continue Reading »

Flip Flops can be a summer favorite, but they may be dangerous to your health.
Consumer, Health

Flip Flops: Fashion or Foe

By , BDJ 665.2

By Mye Owens  Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – It’s summer time, and nothing says beach ready more than flip-flops. They are comfortable, easy to put on, and come at an extremely affordable cost. But, despite how comfortable these shoes feel on your feet, you may want to find another pair of shoes to wear throughout […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Education, Government

From Walking on Campus to Graduation a Le Moyne Program is Bringing Mentors to Students

By , BDJ 664.02

By Mye Owens SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Le Moyne College will pair incoming freshmen with mentors from the moment they step on campus next year, in an effort to increase graduation rates. Mentoring Programs are found all over the United States, and now another program is coming to New York. On Point for College […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Environment, Technology

22 Drones Will Now be Used to Combat Environmental Issues in New York

By , BDJ 664.02

By Mye Owens Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that drones will be used throughout New York. “The use of drone technology will help us do our jobs better and faster while saving taxpayer dollars,” Commissioner Basil Seggos said. “This technology is helping DEC with everything from petroleum […]

Continue Reading »

Community, Government, Politics

Newly Proposed Federal Gun Bill May be at a Cease Fire

By , BDJ 663.01

By Mye Owens  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Recently, Representative Chris Collins proposed a federal bill named  the Second Amendment Guarantee Act (SAGA). SAGA would limit the state’s authority to regulate rifles and shotguns, voiding many aspects of the SAFE Act. Although there is much controversy around both bills, it is unclear when and if Congress will […]

Continue Reading »

Agriculture, Business, Central New York, Consumer, Government

A Push for Insurance of a Grain is Brewing in NY

By , BDJ 663.01

Mye Owens Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand barley insurance by starting the process to bring the Malting Barley Endorsement (M.B.E.) to the state of New York. The M.B.E is a insurance option through the federal government, that protects the production of malt barley, grown by […]

Continue Reading »