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Community and Comics

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By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Walton Street in Downtown Syracuse was the host of the 8th annual Syracuse Style Fashion Show Thursday night. Syracuse Style’s fashion event showcased much of what Downtown Syracuse has to offer, including a unique collaboration. The Director of Communications for the Downtown Committee of Syracuse Alice Maggiore, believes the […]

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Arts, Community, Food, Syracuse

La Festa Italiana’s Journey Away from Clinton Square: a Rising Trend in Downtown Syracuse

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By Gabriela Knutson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One could barely talk over the deafening hum of the forklifts today on the corner of Montgomery and Washington Streets, as the workers set up Syracuse’s annual ‘La Festa Italiana.’ The three day festival begins tomorrow, and is set to feature a meatball eating contest, a bocce tournament […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Central New York, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Syracuse, Things to do

The Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair 2018

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By Alexis Scott SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The Broadcast/Digital Newswriting/Radio/Audio News Reporting class of Fall 2018 went to the New York State Fair recently and were able to capture some great visuals and audio for you all to view. Here is what they found out:   Natalie Fahmy interacted with John Witherbee of New York, who was demonstrating […]

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Students With Autism Discover New Talents at Circus Camp

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Click play to hear how one local theater company is helping children with autism spectrum disorder find new talents and make new friends. Audio Transcript:Open Hand Inclusion Program Transcript By Natalie Maier, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Participating in extracurricular activities can sometimes be difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder. Open Hand Theatre Company is […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education

A Challenge at a Local Library Highlights the Importance of Connecting

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Click above to hear more! Audio Transcript: The Great American Read By Alexandria Bennett, LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — As part of The Great American Read Series, the Art and Writing Challenge kicks off this week at the Liverpool Public Library. The Great American Read is an eight-part television and online series that is designed to […]

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Arts, Central New York, Education, Entertainment, Syracuse

Syracuse Theater Group Is Letting Their Art Speak Up For Them

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By Kylan Watson, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Young people have been mobilizing all around the country and speaking out against gun violence. In Syracuse, a teenage performance group called The Media Unit is using their art speak out about recent events. The Media Unit is putting on a production called “Enough is Enough.” Students […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Entertainment, Health, Public Safety

‘Diet Culture’ is Causing Eating Disorders

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Click play to hear more about why eating disorder specialists think ‘diet culture’ can be dangerous.  Audio Transcript: Eating Disorders Caused by ‘Diet Culture’ By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – More than 214,000 people have signed an online petition to stop Netflix’s show “Insatiable.” Those who have signed feel the show contains triggers for people […]

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Arts, Business, Community, Environment, Non-profit, Syracuse, Things to do

A Paper Company Has its Annual Discount Sale for Local Residents

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Click Play to listen more about Smock’s Sidewalk Sale. Audio Transcript: Smock Sidewalk Sale By Dallas Jackson (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) – Although printing has been around for centuries, one company in Syracuse found a way to combine it with community and environmental preservation. The 6th Annual Smock Sidewalk Sale occurred on Aug. 2, 2018. The Smock printing company prides itself […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education, Entertainment, Syracuse

“Jerry Rescue” Mural Causes A Stir

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By Kylan Watson, Syracuse, N.Y. (N-C-C News) —   An historic mural is causing controversy at the Marriott Downtown Syracuse.  The “Jerry Rescue” mural has been in the hotel since the 1940’s, but, it is now raising new questions about cultural sensitivity in art. Some hotel guests have complained about the mural’s depiction of a […]

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Get Crafty This Weekend at Nationally Recognized AmeriCU Art Festival

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Click Play to hear the details regarding Syracuse’s famous arts and crafts show.  Audio transcript: AmeriCU Art Show By Abigail Fridmann, SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The 48th annual AmeriCU Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival is this weekend at Columbus Circle. Attendees can expect to see vendors selling photography, ceramics, sculpture, and much more. The communications coordinator for […]

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Didgeridoos and Australian Culture Inspire the Youth

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Click the play button above to learn about Didgeridoo Down Under educating central New York about Aboriginal Australian culture. Audio Transcript:Didgeridoo Down Under with Rob Thomas. By Ashtyn Hiron MCGRAW, N.Y. (NCC News) — Didgeridoo Down Under performed one of many interactive and educational shows on their tour through central New York this summer. Identifying […]

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Arts, Central New York, Consumer, Feature, Technology

Mackenzie-Childs Pulls off Another Barn Sale Despite Technology Issues

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  Listen here to find out why one shopper has been coming to the barn sale for a decade.  Audio transcript: Ten Years of Mackenzie Childs_Natalie Maier By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Technology issues made for a difficult check-out process at this weekend’s Mackenzie-Childs Barn Sale. Tens of thousands of shoppers descended upon Aurora […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Syracuse

Arts and Culture Generate Billions For NY State Economy

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Audio Transcript: ArtsMoney_Fabbri By A.J. Fabbri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — New York State’s arts and culture industries are cashing in on a big pay day. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the arts generate $114 billion dollars to the empire state’s economy. New York alone accounts for 15 percent of the total arts revenue […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Syracuse

Meet Him at the Barre

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)–Larry Crabtree faces the future alone–a first for him–except for  little help from a furry fried.  Cue his cat, Sugarbear. “She has a lovely arabesque line, actually,” Crabtree gushed. One-way Ticket to Broadway Before living on Church Street, Crabtree lived in Midtown Manhattan for over 20 years.  He was […]

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Arts, Central New York, Syracuse

Students React to Allegations Against School of Architecture Professors

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Click “Play” to hear student reaction to the allegations made in the public spreadsheet. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_SUArchitectureReact_Script_4.9.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Students are reacting in the wake of a spreadsheet anonymously accusing five current and two former architecture professors at Syracuse University of inappropriate behavior. The list, which named over 150 professors […]

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Arts, Community

Plaque to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Unveiled on April 4

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Click the play button to hear how Syracuse University is honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Audio transcript: MLK script By Lilia Wood SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1965 visit to the Syracuse University campus, a plaque will be dedicated tomorrow marking the school’s continuing commitment to diversity and equality. The ceremony comes on […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Syracuse

St. Joseph’s Health to Pay Live Nation $750,000 for Amp Naming Rights

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Listen to find out more about why officials disclosed the fee that St. Joseph’s Health will pay concert promoter Live Nation. Hear from Onondaga County Legislature Chairman Ryan McMahon and County Legislator Tom Buckel. Audio Transcript: Feature News Story Amphitheater Naming Rights – Conor Wight By Conor Wight SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – St. Joseph’s […]

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