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Central New York, Education, History, Syracuse

Girl Scouts of America Will Add 30 New STEM Badges This Summer

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Click the Play button above to find out what new badges will be integrated to the Girl Scout Program, and how Central New York plans to utilize them.  Audio transcript: Girl Scouts Add STEM Program By Abigail Fridmann, SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math make up the acronym STEM.  But recent studies show women […]

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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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Crime, Feature, History, International, Syracuse

Syracuse University Students Address Japanese Military Sexual Slavery During World War II

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Click play to learn more about what the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery was. Audio Transcript: Lee_longformat_Homecoming By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A dozen South Korean students at Syracuse University conducted a fundraiser on April 12 to raise awareness on the forced sexual slavery during World War II by the Imperial Japanese Army in occupied […]

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Community, Feature, Government, History, International, Politics

North and South Korea to Discuss Ending Korean War in Upcoming Summit

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Click play to learn more about what South Korean students think about ending the war. Audio Transcript: Lee_KoreaPeaceTreaty_180423 By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A 65-year-long war could come to an end in the upcoming week. South Korea government has announced plans to discuss officially ending the Korean War in the upcoming leaders’ summit […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, History, Politics, Syracuse

Even in a Market With Limited Homes Available for Purchase, Buyer Demand Remains Strong

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Click the play button above to learn why buyer demand remains high despite limited homes available for sale.  Audio transcript:newscast 5 script By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– Home sales in New York State dropped 6.2 percent this February. New York State realtors closed 7,328 sales, almost 500 fewer than the 7,800 sales made in […]

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Central New York, Community, History, Syracuse

World War II Vets Are Being Encouraged To See The Memorials That Honor Them

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Listen to how Syracuse Honor Flight Operations Coordinator Mike Gasapo  says the charity is adapting to the  aging of WW2 Vets.  By Sunny Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Mike Gasapo pulled the items out of the bag one right after the other, like a child opening a present on Christmas. First a name tag, then a poster, […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, History, Non-profit, Syracuse

Veteran Resource Center Hosts Lunches Modeled After World War II Tradition

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By Colleen Callander CHITTENANGO, N.Y. (NCC News) — Nearly 200 people show up to Clear Path for Veterans every Wednesday. Among them are veterans, active duty service men and women and their families looking to enjoy a hot meal together at the Wednesday Canteen. “It’s mostly a social event for the veterans,” Executive Chef Christopher Griffin said. […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, History

Girl Scouts Commemorate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York State

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–Girl Scouts of all ages came together to celebrate the journey of women’s rights, but also say we still have a long way to go. Chief Executive Officer for the Girl Scouts NYPENN Pathways, Julie Dale says the Girl Scouts have been teaching girls to be go-getters, innovators, risk […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Education, History, Religion, Syracuse, Things to do

Onondaga Historical Association Opens New Jewish Community Exhibit

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 By Josh Horwitz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) The new exhibit opening tonight here at the Onondaga Historical Association is taking a look at the impact that the Jewish community of Syracuse has had on the advancement of the city and the region. The exhibit looks at four specific sectors that the Jewish Community has had […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, History, Syracuse, Things to do

The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, History, Syracuse, Things to do

The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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Books
Arts, Community, Education, History, Syracuse

Banned Books Bring Students Together

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—This week is Banned Books week at Syracuse University and on Tuesday afternoon students, faculty and Syracuse locals gathered at Bird Library for a read-in. Tuesday’s read-in was organized to specifically highlight black author’s whose books have been banned by schools or government agencies on account of being inappropriate, […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Environment, History, Syracuse, Transportation

Erie Canal Museum Hosts World’s Canal Conference Leaders

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By Sam Rubinoff  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Located in the last remaining Weighlock Building in New York State, the Erie Canal Museum celebrates its 55th anniversary next month.  This past Tuesday, the Museum hosted some of the attendees of the World’s Canal Conference being held this week in Syracuse. The annual World’s Canal Conference is […]

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