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Central New York , Community , food , Health , Non-profit

Ophelia’s Place Brings New Meaning to “I am in Control Day”

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By Allie Mannheimer LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — What does “I am in Control Day” mean to you? In 1981, it meant that Alexander Haig considered himself to be the new President of the United States. Now, the day has transformed to mean something unique to each person. Being in control could mean: Organizing your office […]

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Arts , Business , Central New York , Community , History , Music , Non-profit , Spring 2017 , Things to do , tourism

Landmark Theatre Sees Large Audiences and Financial Stability in Future

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Groundbreaking construction of Syracuse’s largest theater began nearly 90 years ago. Eight stories tall and with 3,000 seats, the Landmark Theatre was built with the intention of leaving a historical and cultural impact on the local community. Support from the community has stayed strong through all of the ups […]

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Central New York , Community , Public Safety , Spring 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Brings Forth Awareness and Stories

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By Nicole Hansen SYRACUSE, N.Y. – According to the U.S. Department of Justice, between 20-25% of women will experience a completed or attempted rape while in college. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and groups on the Syracuse University campus are speaking up and bringing awareness to this issue. People are also telling their stories. […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Jobs , Technology

Northland Communications Looks For Company Improvement, Not a Ranking

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Northland Communications in Syracuse was named the 21st best company to work for in New York this year out of 46 companies in the small/medium company category based on results released Wednesday at a dinner in Albany. However, according to Northland’s President Jim McCarthy, the feedback from employee surveys is […]

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Central New York , Community , Religion

SU Catholic Chaplain Bringing Change To The Catholic Community

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By: CJ Santosuosso SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Father Gerry Waterman knew the answer was going to be no. He arrived on campus last April prepared to say he would not be accepting the vacant Chaplain position at Syracuse. Then he met with and went to mass with Chancellor Kent Syverud, and everything changed. “The Chancellor, who […]

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Central New York , Community , holiday , Religion , tourism

Cathedral Renovations Save Syracuse Landmark

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By Taylor Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Sun shines through the stained glass windows on the right side of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The pews shine with different colored light fragments. But the left side windows are entirely blacked out. Scaffolding has started to block the windows as part of the $12 million renovation to […]

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Central New York , Community , Pets , Public Safety , safety

Special Oxygen Masks For Pets Are Now Starting To Get Available In Upstate NY Fire Departments

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By Chai Lin Kim, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- It is always heartbreaking to lose your furry little family members to a fire. However, there is a new equipment, which can help pets to survive from these unfortunate incidents and it is spreading out through Upstate New York region. The company Invisible Fence started the project called Project […]

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Central New York , Community , Crime

Park Vandalism Raises Concern Among Residents

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By Jackie Prager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse residents are voicing their concerns over the bizarre vandalism found throughout parks across the city. Police arrested David Thomas, 30, of 336 Wendall Terrace, Syracuse, and charged him with second-degree criminal mischief. He allegedly drove through barricades knocking down over 60 trees in three parks and one cemetery. […]

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Central New York , Community

Rock Steady Boxing Brings Balance to Locals with Parkinson’s Disease

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By: Logan Grossman (Liverpool, N.Y.) — As many as one million Americans are living with Parkinson’s Disease and 60,000 more people will be diagnosed with the disease this year. One organization is fighting back against the disease that causes tremors, shakes, loss of balance and difficulty speaking. Rock Steady Boxing is in international organization which provides […]

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