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Central New York, Community, Entertainment, Sports

Soccer Fans Unite Every Weekend at Wolff’s Biergarten

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By Matt Liberman Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — While the rest of Armory Square (Syracuse) remained quiet and desolate, cheers from Wolff’s Biergarten echoed through the cold, morning air. Syracuse residents sat, tucked inside, on their couches, waiting for football to begin. Yet, a small group of soccer fans ventured downtown to watch the Premier […]

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The official Allstate AFCA Good Works Team award given out to Kielan Whitner.
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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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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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Central New York, Community, Education

New President Takes on New Plans at Museum

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Audio Transcript: Kochian Wrap By Kayla Burton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Syracuse’s Museum of Science and Technology’s (MOST) former president Tony Martin has left the museum, now a Syracuse area native Lauren Kochian in charge. Kochian has been working at MOST for three years, starting as the Chief Development Officer and later promoted to the Executive Vice President position. Kochian […]

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Central New York, Community

“Spay and Neuter Syracuse” Needs You

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Audio Transcript:BrooksSpay-2 By Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Spay and Neuter Syracuse describes itself as the only not-for-profit and low cost pet clinic in Onondaga County. According to their website, the “clinic serves the community by offering low-cost spays and neuters to people of low income, students, veterans, rescuers and shelters.” The low cost solution helps Onondaga […]

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Central New York, Community

Syracuse Summer Theater Partners with Contact Community Services to Raise Awareness about Suicide

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By Naiya Brooks EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse Summer Theater’s musical “Pippin” partnered with Contact Community  Services to raise awareness about suicide prevention. Suicide is a theme in the play and the theater thought it would be a perfect way to give back. “Well they decided to partner with us, thankfully,” said Contact’s […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Locals Rally Together for Medicare and Medicaid

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Audio Transcript: BrooksHealthcareRally Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Protesters gathered in downtown Syracuse on July 30th to celebrate Medicare & Medicaid’s 53rd birthday and to demand universal healthcare. Organizers say Congress is threatening the future of healthcare by passing tax cuts and that they plan to fight back to protect and expand both programs. “I see […]

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Business, Community, Syracuse

Back-to-school Season Starts in Syracuse

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Click here for the audio transcript By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—For most students August means it’s time for school again. Teachers and education institutions also may consider this month as a busy season. Moreover, it’s the time when shopping centers and online stores send various deals to their target audience. Currently, Syracuse students and […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education, Entertainment, Music, Things to do

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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Skaneateles Closes Beaches, DEC Tests for Toxic Blue Green Algae

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Audio Transcript: Skaneateles Closes Beaches… By Natalie Maier SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Village of Skaneateles public beach was closed today as large, visible blooms of blue green algae floated at the shore. The Department of Environmental Conservation has tested the blooms and is waiting on results later this week to see if they are […]

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Community

CNY Runners Trying to Beat the Heat

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Click above to hear how a local runner takes on the heat in Syracuse.  Audio Transcript:RunnersBeatHeat.Script By Isis Young  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – As we approach the fall, Syracuse runners are looking to enjoy their last weeks of great running weather. Syracuse has been issued several heat advisories over the course of the summer. This […]

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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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Central New York, Community, Education

Syracuse’s Refugee Community Benefit From Youth Program

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Click the play button above to learn more on summer programs run for refugee children. Audio Transcription: RISE summer program By Ashtyn Hiron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Refugee children are learning to read, write, and improve their English at the Refugee and Immigrant Self-Empowerment (RISE) Center in Syracuse. RISE is located on Burt Street in […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Syracuse, Things to do, Transportation

Bike-Share Program is Coming to Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn more about City Councils vote on the bike-share program. Audio Transcription: Syracuse bike-share By Ashtyn Hiron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Common Council voted to bring a bike-share program to Syracuse, allowing people to rent and ride bikes throughout the city. They voted to run the City of […]

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