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Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The fall class of BDJ 364 went to the New York State Fair on Thursday August 31st to explore the fair’s many sights and sounds, below is what they discovered. Emma H. Henzes went to the Pan-African Village to listen to John Heard, a percussion teacher in Syracuse, […]

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

Devendorf Starts Up “Kicks For Kids”

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By Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) – A grateful give back is what one former Syracuse University men’s basketball star is doing. Eric Devendorf is giving back to the Syracuse community. Devendorf has teamed up with the Salvation Army and the Boeheim Foundation to start Kicks for Kids. This  effort will encourage donations of gently used […]

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(c) 2017 Tommy Farrell Wetlands at the Great Swamp Conservancy
Arts, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Feature, food, holiday, Music, Non-profit

Prost! Oktoberfest is coming to CNY!

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Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) –  The German American Society of Central New York is set to host its 57th Oktoberfest at Long Branch Park in Liverpool this weekend. The festival’s highlights include German food and drinks, as well as performances from the Harmony Katz Barbershop Chorus, the Bavarian Brothers and Enzian Bavarian Dancers. Senator John DeFrancisco will kick-off the […]

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Mr. Jay stretching
Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, Non-profit, Things to do

Mr. Jay Gives Free Yoga Lessons

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was more than twenty years ago when Jay Rubadeaux discovered his passion for yoga. Although he received his Yoga Science certification from the Himalayan Institute, Rubadeaux never had the motive to charge for his services. “I felt uncomfortable with it,” said Rubadeaux. “I don’t think money should actually […]

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Community, Health, Non-profit

Pink Garbage bins Sold to Raise Money for Cancer

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by Karthik Venkataraman FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Where people put their trash could be a local cancer center’s treasure. For a Fayetteville non-profit organization, that’s the selling point to fight back against cancer. Pink Pal’s sells pink garbage bins, known as pink carts, out of Fayetteville to raise money for the Upstate Cancer Center and the American Breast Cancer […]

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Community, Non-profit, safety

Non-Violence Workshops Teach Peaceful Conflict Resolution

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 By Dominique Patrick SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Alternatives to Violence Project, developed by inmates and Quakers after the Attica riot in 1972, has been holding workshops globally. These workshops educate participants how to handle conflict peacefully. Though the program has been in several locations, Co-Chairperson for the Community Violence Task Force, Timothy Kirkland, […]

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Central New York, Education, Non-profit

Syracuse Parents Learn Tips On Raising Sons From Local Author

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By Alison Caliguire SYRACUSE (NCC News) – An Author of two books on parenting is helping parents with the sometimes difficult task of raising their sons. Strategist, motivational speaker, and father of four, Darrell Andrews spoke at an event Monday night sponsored by the Building Men Program. Building Men is a local group that encourages boys to […]

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Junior Good Days Kicks-Off

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)-  Camp Good Days & Special Times is an organization whose efforts are put towards creating a fun environment for children dealing with cancer themselves or through a family member. Today was the start of this season’s Junior Good Days, a week-long day camp for kids ages four through seven. Campers enjoy two […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Feature, Non-profit

Local Children Sponsored for Camp in Adirondaks

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By Kristen Edwards SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Generous sponsors have allowed three Lyncourt School seventh graders to attend sleep away camp in the Adirondaks this summer. The camp is called Naturalmente. It runs August 20-25th and focuses on learning more about science and Spanish. It is hosted by the Interact Language Center, where one of the […]

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Education, Non-profit

Local Organization Aims To Collect 3,000 Books By July 5th

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- Believe in Syracuse is an organization with the goal to improve the quality of life in the Greater Syracuse area. Community Caring is their most recent initiative; one that will host a minimum of four drives throughout the year focusing on different types goods each time. The Summer Youth Literacy Book Drive […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Non-profit

Coming up on NCC News at 4:45

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Top stories for today… Syracuse respects soldiers who died in combat. Despite unfavorable weather, the memorial day parade is scheduled to start at Baldswinsville this evening. One Central New York group is ensuring accessibility for families in need by building ramps. A local mowing company loses business due to excessive rains and continued bad weather. Tune in to […]

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Central New York, Health, Non-profit

“Jailbirds” Make Bail By Receiving Donations to Muscular Dystrophy

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By Jake Lapin, SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Muscular Dystrophy Association held its third annual Lock-Up event at the Spaghetti Warehouse in Syracuse on Thursday. Volunteers arrived and became jailbirds for the day. They got handcuffed and put in stripes for their mugshot before hitting the phones to earn donations. “They love it,” said Karen Fink, who’s […]

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