Wilenie Sepulveda's Articles

Non-profit

Junior Good Days Kicks-Off

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)-  Camp Good Days & Special Times is an organization whose efforts are put towards creating a fun environment for children dealing with cancer themselves or through a family member. Today was the start of this season’s Junior Good Days, a week-long day camp for kids ages four through seven. Campers enjoy two […]

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Public Safety

Pedestrian Safety Enforcement in Syracuse

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- It has been a year since Governor Cuomo announced the campaign See, Be seen! A multi-agency initiative that provides $110 million for pedestrian safety improvements across upstate New York and Long Island until 2021. The budget would be distributed in three key elements: -Enforcement -Education -Engineering John Sardino, Associate Chief […]

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Public Safety, Technology

Web Extra: Google Launches Educational Campaign for Pre-teens

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- “Be Internet Awesome” is Google’s latest attempt to keep children safe while surfing the web. The company joined forced with several online safety groups, including the Family Online Safety Institute , the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and Connect Safely . The initiative focuses on five key elements including; Be […]

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Business, Central New York

CNY Business Competition For Women Has A New Winner

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- The WISE Women’s Business Center empowers women to become leaders in the work force. The center provides counseling, coaching, consulting, and training as well as opportunities for networking and mentoring. InnovateHER is an annual competition hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration. It provides an opportunity for women entrepreneurs to showcase their […]

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Education

Applications for NYS College Scholarship to Open on June 7th

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- The New York State Higher Education Services Board of Trustees approved a scholarship that will cover tuition at state universities for full-time in-state students whose families earn $125,000 or less per year. The Excelsior Scholarship will provide eligible students with free college tuition for those enrolled in any of […]

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Education, Non-profit

Local Organization Aims To Collect 3,000 Books By July 5th

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- Believe in Syracuse is an organization with the goal to improve the quality of life in the Greater Syracuse area. Community Caring is their most recent initiative; one that will host a minimum of four drives throughout the year focusing on different types goods each time. The Summer Youth Literacy Book Drive […]

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Central New York, Health

CNY Alzheimer’s Association Hosted Its 6th Annual Conference for Caregivers

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News)- The CNY Alzheimer’s Association offers different events year round, and because May is caregivers month Dementia Care 2017 aimed to educate them with practical ideas to ease the challenging job of taking good care of a patient or a loved one. The event’s interactive expo focused on trying to give the patients […]

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Education

Pre-Kindergarten Education to Expand in Syracuse

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Syracuse City School District has been awarded a grant from the New York State Education Department for Pre-Kindergarten for three-year-old students in high need school districts.  This was a competitive application process; there were 78 applicants and only 25 awards. The SCSD received $1,245,461, the highest award and the funds […]

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Health, Politics, Public Safety

Deer Overpopulation in Syracuse Affects Residents Lifestyle

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Salt Springs neighborhood, specifically on Edgehill road, has a long-time problem with deer. Neighbors say they can have up to five deer waking in their backyard. This has cause trouble with their landscape. “I used to plant things the deer wouldn’t like, but now they’re eating everything.” Joel Potash said […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Environment, food

Baldwinsville Farm Wins Conservation Award

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda BALDWINSVILE, N.Y. (NCC News)- This year Emmi & Sons Inc. was awarded by the Onondaga County Soil and Water Conservation District -Conservation Farm of the Year. They were nominated by Aaron Buchta, Watershed Agriculture Resource Conservation Specialist, because of their track record on environmental management at the farm. They were established in 1921 and since 2006 have […]

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Arts, Business, Community, International, Things to do

Syracuse Film Fest Boosts Local Economy

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-  The Syracuse Film Fest returns for its 13th consecutive year starting Wednesday, October 19th with one of the biggest events they’ve had so far. 10 different theaters will be showing the films throughout the five days of the festival. People from the film industry such as directors, producers and actors from […]

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Central New York, Crime, Public Safety, race, safety

A Black Lives Matter Protester in Syracuse is on his way to become Police Officer

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By Wilenie Sepulveda SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)— Jovan Thompson is a Syracuse resident that never thought he would become a Police Officer. It all changed during the Black Lives Matter rally in Syracuse where hundreds of people marched from the Everson Museum to City Hall. Thompson interrupted Fowler and said that the city needed more officers from the […]

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