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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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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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Education, Health, Politics

Karen Pence Visits With Children At Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) On a whirlwind Syracuse visit for Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen that including a political fundraiser and several protests, the Second Lady took the time to meet with the children and staff of Syracuse’s children’s hospital. Nothing but smiles came from Mrs. Pence as she toured […]

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Juneteenth Celebration in Syracuse
Central New York, Community, Education, History, Syracuse, Things to do

Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate, Look Back and Realize Freedom

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By Mye Owens Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to read the Emancipation Proclamation letting slaves know they were finally free. This reading came two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the order […]

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recycle bins
Education, Environment, Government

Do You Put Bags in Recycling Bins? Well OCRRA Says It’s Wrong

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By Brittany Henderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Reducing the use of plastic bags has become a major cause for environmentalists, however, local authorities are concerned people don’t know how to best recycle them. According to OCRRA Public Informations Officer Kristen Lawton plastic bags are a major issue on a littering level and recycling level because a […]

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Cicero-North Syracuse High School DWI Crash Demo
Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

CNS High School Simulates DWI Crash Scene

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DWI demo crash script By Jonathan Singh Cicero N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The North Syracuse School District in conjunction with the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Cicero Police Department hosted a mock DWI crash Friday morning at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Route 31. More than 600 students stepped out of their classroom […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Food, Politics

Educated But Hungry: Food Insecurity on College Campuses

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Audio Transcript:Educated and Hungry Final Script   By Sabrina Maggiore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) With tuition increases across the board, some college students are struggling to make ends meet. Despite financial aid packages, unaccounted expenses such as textbooks, rent, and food can add up and force students to make some difficult choices. As expenses mount, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Food, Health, Poverty, Syracuse

Hot Meals at the Local Boys and Girls Clubs Help Fight Hunger

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  Click the play button to learn how one local, nonprofit is serving its community in more ways than one with daily meals. Audio Transcript: Syracuse Food Shortage   By Cameron Tirado SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Beef stroganoff, salad and sliced pears were on the menu for Monday night’s dinner at the Central Village Boys and […]

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Education, Government, Poverty

Urban and Suburban Divide Creates Inequity in Education

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Click the play button above to hear how education funding gaps divides suburban and urban school districts across the country Audio Transcript: Scott_Education Inequity_Script By Sean Scott SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Since the spread of suburbanization in the 1950s, a divide has emerged between urban and suburban areas. Nowhere is this divide more evident than in […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Education, International, Jobs

The Gender Pay Gap Exists Prominently In The News Industry

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Click the Play button above to find out about the gender pay gap within news industries across the country and the world. Audio Transcript: Stahl_Gender Pay Gap By Shoshana Stahl SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Pay inequality amongst genders is woven into almost all industries across the country. The gender pay gap is a systematic issue that […]

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Central New York, Community, Education

Student Movement Rises in Wake of Theta Tau Expulsion from Syracuse University

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Click “Play” to hear more about the student protests against the Theta Tau fraternity. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_ThetaTau_Script By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Just before noon on April 18, Chancellor Kent Syverud sent an email to the entire student body at Syracuse University, announcing that the school was suspending the professional engineering fraternity, Theta Tau, […]

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Central New York, Education

How Students Feel About Their College’s New Relationship Policy

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Click the Play button above to find out what type of relationships colleges and universities are putting a stop to and how students are reacting. Audio Transcript: University Relationship Ban By Riley Didier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over the past couple years, colleges and universities nationwide have continued to edit their policy manual by creating a […]

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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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Central New York, Education, Environment, Feature, Food

Drivers Without Handicapped Permits Parking In Handicapped Spots In Syracuse

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Video Transcript: Handicapped Parking By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  Handicapped people are struggling to park their cars because drivers without handicapped passes are taking their reserved spots. Accessible parking spots are designed to make it possible for people with disabilities to park in public spaces with ease. The parking spots are convenient because […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Syracuse University’s Theta Tau Suspended After ‘Extremely Racist’ Video Surfaces

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Svyerud announced the suspension of Theta Tau fraternity Wednesday morning following videos of members partaking in “words and behaviors that are extremely racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist, and hostile to people with disabilities,” according to an email from Svyerud to the campus community. The Daily Orange, […]

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