Robert Schiff's Articles

Central New York

Coming Up On NCC News at 4 p.m.

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Coming up on NCC News at 4pm:   It’s National Mosquito Awareness Week. Besides being the cause of the Zika virus, mosquitoes also cause a disease called Triple E, which causes swelling of the brain, high fever, and seizures. Today is National HIV Testing Day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about […]

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Central New York

Today on NCC News at 4:45

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Coming up on NCC  News at 4:45:   The community recovers after last night’s storm, which left many people without power. The beer industry is bringing more jobs to central New York. Green Lakes invested $17 million for revitalization of the park. Some local taxi drivers are concerned with the potential of UBER and LYFT […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Politics

President Trump’s Budget Proposal Causes Concern In Syracuse

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By Robert Schiff SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – President Trump’s budget proposal for 2018 has caused a lot of concern for people in Syracuse. About thirty percent of the city used food stamps in the past year, a benefit that Trump plans on cutting by almost $200 billion over the next ten years. Doris Belden, a cashier […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, History

Veteran Display at CNY Library Example of Military Support

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By Robert Schiff SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Veteran support intensifies throughout Central New York during the month of November. With Veteran’s Day less than two weeks away, and Thanksgiving right around the corner, support for veterans is being shown all across Syracuse. At the city’s Hazard Branch Library. U.S troops will be acknowledged, as part […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Feature

Syracuse Cobbler Collects Thousands of Shoes For Homeless

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By Robert Schiff SYRACUSE, N.Y. – (NCC News) – Local cobbler Ralph Rotella makes a living repairing shoes. Over the last 40 years, Rotella’s Discount Shoe Repair has become a well-known spot in downtown Syracuse. Although customer repairs are what keep business afloat, Rotella’s primary focus is the people who can’t afford to put shoes on […]

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Health

Massage Program For Vets With PTSD

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By Robert Schiff SYRACUSE, N.Y.– Efforts are being made to help veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Clear Path For Veterans, a nonprofit organization is teaming up with the Syracuse VA Medical Center, Upstate University and the Crouse Hospital. “They do acupuncture, they do massage. Right now we have a massage waiting […]

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