Thomas Austen's Articles

Central New York, food

Two Syracuse Women Share A Marriage And A Mission

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Tom Austen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As lovers, businesswomen and philanthropists, Laura Serway and Cindy Seymour have certainly found a home in Syracuse. Their Laci’s trademark, which derives from the first two letters of Serway and Seymour’s first names, has bounced around northern Syracuse, gaining notoriety along the way. First it was Laci’s Coffee Cafe in the […]

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Central New York, Government, International

Non-Native English Speakers In Onondaga County Struggle During Election Season

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By Tom Austen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Following orders from his government, Nabbin Bhattarai bounced around East Asia before ending up in North Syracuse. First it was Bhutan, then Nepal, and now Willumae Street. He’s one of approximately 2800 Bhutanese refugees in Onondaga County today. Some, including Bhattarai, are U.S. citizens, which means they’ll […]

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