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Central New York, Jobs, Transportation

Local Truck Driving School Seeks to Reduce National Driver Shortage

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Truck Driver Shortage By Sara Bonadies LIVERPOOL N.Y. (NCC NEWS) –  The truck driving shortage is at an all time high. According to the American Trucking Associations, the trucking industry is over 50,000 drivers short and is effecting the entire supply chain. “It’s going to start increasing the price of freight which in the long run is […]

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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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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Jobs

Provisions Bakery Celebrates 30 Years of Making a Difference

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Audio Script:Provisions Bakery Celebrates 30 Years of Making a Difference Audio Script By Sabrina Maggiore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  With more than 30 years of business in downtown Syracuse, Provisions Bakery and Restaurant is known for serving sweet treats to local residents.  While the bakery may be famous for its chocolate chip cookies, the […]

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Central New York, Jobs, Syracuse

CPS Recruitment Runs Clothing Drive For Women’s Opportunity Center

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Click the play button above to find out how the Second Chance Clothing Drive impacts a local women’s center. Audio Transcript: Rubino_ClothingDrive By Andrew Rubino SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — CPS Recruitment, a recruitment center based in Syracuse, is running the seventh annual Second Chance Clothing Drive for the Women’s Opportunity Center in Syracuse. The partnership […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Jobs, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Church Treats People Without Health Insurance

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Video Transcript:16April2018 TLang Church Clinic SCRIPT By Taylor Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The Assumption Church on North Salina Street has been treating people without healthcare for free through its Poverello Health Center. The clinic is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. People looking to be treated do not […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs

Women Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise

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Click the play button to find out more about this year’s unique keynote speaker.  Audio Transcript: WISESymposium By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Woman entrepreneurs are on the rise and so are the surprises for this year’s symposium to celebrate women-owned businesses. The 2017 Women Owned Business Report states that women owned businesses are growing […]

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Business, Government, Jobs, Politics

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Proposes New Legislation on Accessing Employee’s Salary History

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced new legislation on Tuesday that employers will be banned from asking about future employee’s salary history, which according to Governor Cuomo, helps address the pay gap between men and women. “The gender pay gap exists across the economic spectrum, across all industries, and can follow women throughout their entire careers,” Governor […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do

Prices for Activities Around Syracuse are Nearing an Increase

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By Sean Robson SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse’s Common Council is looking to implement legislation that would increase prices for activities and hobbies around the city. Syracuse hasn’t seen a fluctuation in prices of these sorts in nearly 10-15 years, which supports the city government’s reasoning. Ice skaters, golfers and hobby enthusiasts will need to […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs

Local Hiring Event Could Lead to Job Placement For Up to 30 People

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Click play to learn why hundreds of Central New Yorkers were at a grocery warehouse center in Tully Wednesday.  Audio transcript: AldiHiringEvent By Hailey René, TULLY, N.Y. (NCC News) — Unemployed Central New Yorkers were hopeful on Wednesday, as nearly 400 people filled out applications at the Aldi Distribution Center’s hiring event in Tully.  The grocery chain […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Jobs, Non-profit

On Point For College Hosts First Women’s Speaker At New Location

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Click the Play button above to find out why On Point for College chose 488 West Onondaga Street as its new location.  Audio Transcript: OnPointMove By J.D. Raucci SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse’s branch of On Point for College is known for helping low-income students get into and succeed in college. However, it’s also a way […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs, Syracuse

MACNY Event Stresses Business Leadership

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Click the play button above to learn more about leadership and its importance Audio Transcript: Khelil_MACNY By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–The Manufacturers Association of Central New York’s (MACNY) Chief Leadership Officer David Freund is hosting a supervisory leadership day at the MACNY headquarters on Feb. 6th at 12:30 p.m. Freund has been providing supervisory […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Nonprofit Addresses the City’s Economy

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Greening USA is a Syracuse nonprofit that works on issues such as strengthening local economies and creating sustainable communities. The organization held an event on Dec. 8 that was open to the public to present the trends about Central New York’s economy, as well as Syracuse’s. The […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Citizens Give Their Thoughts on Syracuse’s Black Poverty Problem

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Century Foundation recently reported Syracuse has the highest concentration of Black poverty of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country. In 2000, nine Syracuse neighborhoods were deemed “extremely impoverished” meaning 40 percent or more of the population lives in poverty. Today, almost 30 of these neighborhoods exist, […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do

Renovations are in the Works for Syracuse Neighborhood

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Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse’s North Side neighborhood is line for some major upgrades. The Syracuse Neighborhood and Business Development department is in the process of applying for a five million dollar grant from Restore New York.  If approved, they plan using the money to rehabilitate vacant and rundown buildings. “It would […]

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