Rashika Jaipuriar's Articles

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Central New York, Education, Government, Health, Syracuse, Uncategorized

New York Mandates Mental Health Education in Schools

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Mental Health in NY Public Schools SCRIPT By Rashika Jaipuriar SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – School may be in session for the year, but New York schools are still catching up on summer homework. The state’s latest legislative changes  went into effect on July 1, and now K-12 public schools are required to incorporate mental health education […]

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Business, Central New York, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Airport Officially Opening up Ground Transportation to Multiple Taxi Companies

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Video Transcript: More taxis now serving Syracuse Airport SCRIPT By Rashika Jaipuriar SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For Rajesh Kumar, the owner of Orange Metro Taxi, business was booming 12 years ago when he became the owner of Orange Metro Taxi, but he says ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft cut down his business by 90 […]

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Central New York, Community, Government

Syracuse Common Council will start live streaming meetings online

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Video Transcript: Syracuse will start live streaming Common Council meetings online SCRIPT By Rashika Jaipuriar Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Starting next month, Syracuse residents won’t have to worry about parking in downtown or missing work to make it to a common council meeting. On Monday, the Common Council agreed unanimously to record and live-stream any […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics, Uncategorized

Sha Na Na’s “Bowzer” endorses Colleen Deacon for Congress

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By Rashika Jaipuriar MANLIUS, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Ron Schedlleck hasn’t missed an election since 1968. A visit from Jon “Bowzer” Bauman from the hit television show and musical group “Sha Na Na” reaffirmed Schedlleck’s support from Congressional candidate Colleen Deacon. It’s important for seniors to stay involved and active in the political sphere, according […]

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