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Central New York , Community , Religion

Syracuse Rabbi Appalled with Vandalism at Jewish Cemeteries

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Conversations began at Syracuse Jewish Temples after the number of graves vandalized in Philadelphia were released. Rabbi Daniel Fellman, from the Temple of Concord in Syracuse, said he finds these acts atrocious. “It is hard for me to differentiate my response as a Rabbi from being a human being. There is […]

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Central New York , Community , Religion

SU Catholic Chaplain Bringing Change To The Catholic Community

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By: CJ Santosuosso SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Father Gerry Waterman knew the answer was going to be no. He arrived on campus last April prepared to say he would not be accepting the vacant Chaplain position at Syracuse. Then he met with and went to mass with Chancellor Kent Syverud, and everything changed. “The Chancellor, who […]

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Central New York , Community , holiday , Religion , tourism

Cathedral Renovations Save Syracuse Landmark

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By Taylor Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Sun shines through the stained glass windows on the right side of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The pews shine with different colored light fragments. But the left side windows are entirely blacked out. Scaffolding has started to block the windows as part of the $12 million renovation to […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Government , Jobs , Politics , Public Safety , race , Religion , safety

The Lasting Effect of President Trump’s Immigration Order on CNY

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)- President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration has hurt the Central New York economy and divided families, according to Audie Klotz, a Political Science professor at Syracuse University. Klotz, who specializes in immigration policy, said the executive order that banned immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United […]

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Central New York , Community , Religion , Spring 2017

Students Think Everyone Needs to Share Their Unique Stories

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By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Tonight, Syracuse University continued its Spring 2017 Interfaith Dialogue Dinner Series, “Common and Diverse Ground: Raising Consciousnesses by Acknowledging the ‘Hidden’ Things that Divide Us,”  with a dialogue on “Anti-Semitism Today.” There are approximately 2,500 Jewish undergraduate students at the university, according to Hillel, so many here […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , International , Religion

Trump Tuesday deals with immigration ban

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Every week since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner has met with constituents in Perseverance Park to discuss Trump’s policies. This week was no different. This week’s rain-soaked Trump Tuesday dealt with the recent executive order aimed at barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries (Yemen, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria) from entering the […]

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Community , Government , Politics , Religion

Web Extra: Trump’s Immigration Ban Faces Resistance In Syracuse

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — President Trump’s immigration ban is preventing millions of people from entering the U.S. The executive order is directed at citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. Activists are taking part in the national trend “Trump Tuesdays” to resist the President’s controversial policies. Mayors of sanctuary cities, like Syracuse, are especially angered […]

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Central New York , holiday , Religion

Degrees in Decorating: Students Get Into Holiday Spirit by Decorating Their Dorms

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When students go away to college, a lot changes academically and socially, but one overlooked area is the fact that many students find themselves away from their family and homes during the holiday season for possibly the first time in their lives. Some students, however, have found ways to make their holiday seasons even more […]

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Central New York , Community , Religion

Syracuse’s Cathedral Starts First Major Restoration Project since 1958

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 By Isabel Sanchez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Cathedral of Immaculate Conception is in danger of closing its doors if an $11 million renovation project is not carried out. The building has been a local landmark for 112 years and it serves as the home of valuable and historic items including five stained glass windows designed in […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Public Safety , race , Religion

Cuomo To Create Anti-Hate Crime Force

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By Brittany Ehrlich SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to stop hates crimes across New York after a recent rise in those kinds of crimes. This recent rise of crimes came after Donald Trump became president-elect leaving many to believe the two are connected. Governor Cuomo alluded to the connection in […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Politics , race , Religion , safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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