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Community, Entertainment, Syracuse

Landmark Theater’s Goal is Accessibility For All

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  Click here to read more on the Landmark Theaters Accommodations Audio Transcript Landmark Theater Ally Bovarnick WRAP By Ally Bovarnick SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— Landmark Theater in Downtown Syracuse has done extensive work to ensure that the special needs of patrons are properly taken care of. Their latest plan involved installing an elevator for people with […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Politics, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse University Offers Active Shooter Training for CNY Residents

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  Click play to see where active shooter training is offered in Central New York. By Abigail Fridmann N.Y. (NCC News) —Fire drills and lockdowns have always been a large part of school and work training. But with all the recent mass shootings, active shooter drills and hostile event trainings are becoming more frequent. Jon […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Health, Syracuse, Weather

Lack of Sun Causing Vitamin D Deficiencies in Central New Yorkers

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Click here to see why lack of sunlight is landing some Central New Yorkers in the doctor’s office.  Audio Transcript: Vitamin D transcript By Natalie Maier, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In the months of November through March, the sunlight in Central New York is so scarce that our bodies are not producing any of their own […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Goals for the First Ever Central New York Literary Festival

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Listen here to find out about the goals behind the CNY Literary Festival being held on November 30th. They will host public readings and author signings, as well as offer hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Audio Transcript: CNY Literary Festival By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On November 30th, the first ever Central New York Literary Festival […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, History, International, Jobs, Politics, Public Safety

Trump, Media, and Shooting Tragedies: How are They Related?

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Eleven lives were lost and several more people were injured after a shooting in a Pittsburgh Synagogue on Sunday. Only days before, two innocent victims were shot to death unexpectedly at a grocery store in Kentucky. Tragedies like these are sadly all too common in 2018. What is […]

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People sit on benches overlooking the common council meeting. The counselors sit at a U-shaped table while talking.
Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food, Government, Politics, Syracuse

Syracuse Looks to Loosen Food Truck Restrictions

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By Ally Heath SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’ve walked around downtown recently, you’ve noticed it lacks something common to cities across the country: food trucks. The city only has one licensed truck, and it’s not for lack of available permits- there are over twenty available. Food truck owners in Onondaga County have been reluctant […]

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Community, Public Safety, Syracuse, Weather

Department of Public Works Unveils Plan for Plowing City Sidewalks

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Listen here to learn about the 20 miles of Syracuse sidewalks that are being designated as important areas for snow plows to clear. Michael Greene believes this years plan will help improve safety in the city. Audio transcript: Snow Removal transcript  By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Syracuse Common Councilor At-Large Michael Greene and […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Bone Marrow Drive

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By Dana Grey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Central New York community is rallying together today in hopes of helping a man in need. Manlius Police Sergeant, Ken Hatter, has non-hodgkins lymphoma and local law enforcement is doing what it can to help fight the cancer. The Cicero Fire Department is hosting a bone marrow registry […]

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A New York state trooper and members of the National Transportation Safety Board view the scene of Saturday's fatal crash in Schoharie, N.Y.
Central New York, Community

Greek Life Buzz Continues After Syracuse University Survey

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Click the play button to hear Syracuse student Jett Cloud and Student Association President Ghufran Salih share their thoughts on Greek life. A transcript of the above audio is available here. By Julian Baron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Nearly half of non-Greek students at Syracuse University believe Greek life does not positively impact the school’s community, according […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Syracuse Schools and Police Join Forces to Help Students Cope With Trauma

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Listen here to find out how the SOS program can help students cope with traumatic experiences. Audio transcript: Miller-Wrap 3 Story Script By Kayla Miller SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse City School District and the police department have partnered together in creating a new program that will help students cope with trauma. “Supporting Our Students,” […]

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Central New York, Community, International

SU Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Pan Am Bombing

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Click here to learn more about how Syracuse University is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing.  Audio Transcript: MyStoryScript By Morgan Glicksman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing that killed 35 Syracuse University students returning home from a semester […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Crime, Government

Web Extra: NY enacts new Raise the Age Law

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– New York was previously one of only two states that automatically prosecuted 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. As a result, thousands of youths were unfairly punished and prevented from services that were needed to rehabilitate themselves. In many cases, this justice system led to even more youth crimes. Now, […]

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