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Community, Consumer, Education, Non-profit

Local Chapter Of Mental Illness Organization Adds Health Care Provider Database For Patients

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  Click above to hear more! Audio Transcript: Minority Mental Health By Alexandria Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. A local organization is bringing awareness to trends of mental illness in minorities and what is being done to cure the stigma of mental health in minorities here in Central […]

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Central New York, Community

Shonnard Street Boys & Girls Club Celebrates Gym Re-Opening

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Audio Transcript: BrooksGymReopening By Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Shonnard Street Boys and Girls Club opened the doors to the brand new Eaton Crouse Hinds Gymnasium yesterday. Eaton Crouse Hinds has had a long-standing partnership with Syracuse Basketball Coach Jim Boehim and his wife, Juli. With the support of the Boeheims, Eaton Crouse-Hinds fully-funded […]

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Community, Education, Public Safety

60 Manlius Students are Learning What it’s Like to be a Firefighter

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Click the play button above to find out about Central New York’s need for more volunteer firefighters. Audio transcript: Manlius Fire Department – Volunteer Firefighters By Casey Buscher SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Manlius Fire Department is looking for more volunteer firefighters to serve the community. Around Central New York, there is a shortage of […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Things to do

Syracuse Nationals Car Show Returns to the New York State Fairgrounds

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Click the play button above to learn about the economic impact of the Syracuse Nationals on the region Audio transcript: LaRowe assignment 2A wrap car show By Jonathan LaRowe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The Syracuse Nationals car show will return to the New York State Fairgrounds this weekend. The event will run from Friday through […]

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Community

City of Syracuse Turned to Residents for Local Housing Solutions

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Click the play button above to learn about the city of Syracuse’s open sessions where residents helped develop potential solutions to local housing instability problems. Audio Transcript:Feature News Story_Sheehan By Kendra Sheehan, SYRACUSE (NCC News) — Residents of Syracuse are no strangers to dealing with problems regarding housing concerns.  The City of Syracuse’s Office of Innovation […]

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Central New York, Community

Four Non-Profits Provide Free Legal Help to Central New Yorkers’

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Att Click here to hear about Volunteer Lawyers Project! Audio Transcript: Volunteer Lawyers Project, A. Williams   By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Some Syracuse residents now know where to go for free legal help. That is because several legal organizations have joined forces to protect people who cannot afford an attorney. Volunteer Lawyers Project […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Things to do

Upstate New Yorkers Gather in Clay to Play Trading Card Games

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  Click the Play button above to learn more about “Magic” player Colton Squadrito. Audio Transcript: Trading Cards in Upstate New York – Dallas Jackson  By Dallas Jackson CLAY, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Larger Than Life Comics and Toys was first established in 2011. The store is home to a large inventory of books, cards, collectibles and apparel. Many […]

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Community

Sarah’s Guest House Dreams Big for Silver Anniversary

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Listen here to find out how Central New York’s only adult healthcare hospitality house plans on celebrating its 25th anniversary. Audio transcript: Sarah’s Guest House Turns 25 By Fernando Garcia-Franceschini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York’s only adult healthcare hospitality house has begun preparing for its 25th anniversary celebration, which will kick off in January […]

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Patricia Sims and "Bach" (c) 2018 Tommy Farrell
Central New York, Community, Non-profit, Poverty, Religion, Syracuse

More Than 300 Volunteers Come to CNY for 1st ‘Workcamp’

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The 1st Annual Syracuse Workcamp is taking place until June 30th with more than 300 teenagers from six states to help repair homes for the elderly, disabled, as well as low-income families. The one-week program is sponsored by the Group Mission Trips in Fort Collins, Colorado and the […]

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Summer Food Service
Central New York, Community, Consumer

Minimum Wage Doesn’t Cover Cost of Rent in CNY

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By Katie Benoit SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC NEWS)-  According to a National Low Income Housing Coalition report, the average person needs to earn $28,760 in wages to support themselves in a one-bedroom apartment Onondaga County.  The figure jumps to $36,240 for those renting a two-bedroom apartment. A local full-time worker being paid the $10.40 minimum hourly wage would earn $21,632 […]

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