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Education, Health, History, Jobs, Non-profit, Politics, Syracuse

Veterans Forum Offers Suggestions to the Community

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Click Play to see ways organizations are going to help veterans. By Abigail Fridmann (SYRACUSE N.Y.)- Today’s Veteran’s Forum at City Hall was designed to allow veterans a chance to express the changes they want to see in the community. But before the talk began, they paused to honor those who lost their lives 77 years […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Education, Food, International, Jobs, Non-profit, Poverty, Syracuse

Learning and Cooking With Love

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — November 11, 2016, more than 300 people came to Syracuse for the grand opening of a new restaurant with a new idea. Creators of With Love on North Salina Street in Syracuse, New York saw employer’s need for skilled employees, people searching for jobs and a community with […]

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Central New York, Feature, Non-profit, Public Safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Non-Profit Creates A Safe Halloween Alternative

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By Peter Levchuck, Syracuse, NY (NCC News) — Halloween night is a night filled with trick-or-treaters, candy wrappers littering the streets, and concerns about the safety of children, especially in the Northside of Syracuse. The community is still mourning the loss of James Springer, the 12-year-old boy who was killed outside of his home earlier this […]

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Central New York, Government, Non-profit, Syracuse

Common Council To Vote on Affordable Housing Proposal in Far Westside

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Click the play button above to learn more about the proposed affordable housing development, or read the transcript. By Cory Berberian SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Common Council will vote next Monday on a proposal to build affordable housing units in the city’s far westside. If the Council gives the proposal the green light, […]

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Central New York, Community, Food, Non-profit

Meals on Wheels Combines Services, Cuts Costs to Serve More Residents

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Click play to hear more about how the Eastern Onondaga County chapter is adapting to serve more residents.  Audio Transcript: Changes Come to Meals on Wheels By Natalie Maier FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Meals on Wheels of FM-JD will now serve residents in East Syracuse, consolidating with that area’s previously existing chapter. The change occurs […]

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

Soldiers Become Business Owners at Bootcamp

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Click play to hear about how veterans are becoming entrepreneurs: Soldiers to business owners By Ashtyn Hiron SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Each year, Syracuse University hosts the Entrepreneurship Boot camp for Veterans (EBV), offering education and training to veterans who are interested in starting their own business. Operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families […]

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Arts, Business, Community, Environment, Non-profit, Syracuse, Things to do

A Paper Company Has its Annual Discount Sale for Local Residents

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Click Play to listen more about Smock’s Sidewalk Sale. Audio Transcript: Smock Sidewalk Sale By Dallas Jackson (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) – Although printing has been around for centuries, one company in Syracuse found a way to combine it with community and environmental preservation. The 6th Annual Smock Sidewalk Sale occurred on Aug. 2, 2018. The Smock printing company prides itself […]

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

Knitted Knockers for Onondaga County

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Audio Transcript: BrooksKnitting By Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A Syracuse woman is providing breast cancer survivors with special prostheses. Carol Merritt makes “Knitted Knockers” for women who have undergone a major breast surgery. Knitted Knockers are free, knitted cotton prostheses that have the shape and feel of a real breast. According to Merritt, Knockers […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Food, Health, Non-profit

A Local Farm has Solutions to Continue Access to Fresh Foods Amid Food Stamp Sales Shutdown

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Click above to hear more! Audio Transcript: The Shutdown of Food Stamp Sales on Farmers Markets By Alexandria Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Farmers markets will lose the ability to process food stamp sales on August 31st. Novo Dia Group is a service provider that farmers markets use to process food stamp sales. The provider […]

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Central New York, Community, Non-profit

Habitat for Humanity Restores More Than Homes

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Click here to learn more about ReStore, Syracuse’s Habitat for Humanity’s retail store.  Audio Transcript: News Feature Habitat for Humanity By Sunny Tsai SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— The summer’s heat waves and floods are slowing down the rate of construction for a Syracuse non-profit, but this does not stop the organization from serving the community. Syracuse’s Habitat […]

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

Local Non-Profit Helping to Build a Better Life for Transitioning Residents

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Click below to hear about Center for Community Alternatives! Audio Transcript: Center for Community Alternatives Wrap By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Since 1981, the Center for Community Alternatives has served the community as an outlet for youth and adults in their to transition back into everyday life after prison. They also help prevent young people from […]

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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, 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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