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Central New York, Community, food, Government, Seniors

Syracuse’s Meals on Wheels Doesn’t Have Federal Funds for All Who Need Food

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  Click here to learn how the largest Meals on Wheels in Onondaga County plans to serve more meals.  Audio Transcript: A2_MealsOnWheels_CT By Cameron Tirado SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Green and blue are the colors for Meals on Wheels, but, this past year, Meals on Wheels of Syracuse was a bit blue over some green. The local […]

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Central New York, Community, holiday, Non-profit, Seniors, Syracuse, Things to do

Nonprofit Organizations are Taking Advantage of Giving Tuesday to show their work in CNY

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By Rafael Freitas, SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday has become a new tradition in the United States. It is a movement to create an international day of giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. In 2016, more than 40,000 nonprofits around the world raised over $168 million from 1.5 million […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, History, Non-profit, Seniors, 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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Arts, Central New York, Community, Seniors, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

New York State Fair Judges on Several Competitions

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) With about 30,000 entries throughout all the competitions offered by the State Fair, the judging of Arts and Crafts, Seniors, Fine Arts, and Photography categories began today. Over the past year, people ranging in ages from 8 to 80 have been deligently sewing, beading, carving, quilting and, so […]

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Central New York, Community, History, Seniors, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

76th Annual Scottish Games & Celtic Festival Returns To Liverpool, NY

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Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Cue the Irish Dancers and Bagpipes! The Scottish Games and Celtic Festival will celebrate their heritages with food, patrons, and live entertainment on Saturday, August 12! Long Branch Park will host more than 4,000 people at the Scottish Games and Celtic Festival this summer. This majestic day is full of […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Feature, Health, Public Safety, Seniors, Transportation

The Flip Side Of Parking In Handicapped Parking

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll only be a minute” and parked in a handicapped parking spot? Well, one ex-Sheriff  says this type of behavior hits too close to home.  For more than three years, Ruth Schwartz worked as a Deputy Sheriff for SHAPE overseeing public parking lots. […]

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Central New York, Health, Seniors

Exercising Back to Health with Upstate’s Vitality Program

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By Kiona Dyches SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Upstate’s Vitality Fitness Program was designed to ensure a more promising and active future. Through their aquatics and land exercise programs, they have helped scores of Central New York residents who suffer from chronic pain, and have difficulty with traditional exercise. Corrine Saddler, a two-year member of the program, […]

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Agriculture, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment, food, Seniors, Sports, Spring 2017, Things to do

Trout Swim Back Into Syracuse as Fishing Season Returns

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)–  Trout season in Central New York opens this Saturday, the 1st ofApril. New York state estimates that season won’t be lacking in fish and an upwards of 20,000 rainbow trout expected to be found in Skaneateles Lake. Dr. Neil Ringler a Professor at SUNY ESF says that its impossible know for […]

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Community, Education, Feature, Seniors

The Pioneers Carrying Their Parents’ Dreams: First Generation College Students

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) In every classroom there are students who are braving uncharted waters. They blend in, but they’re different. They’re the first of their families to sit in a lecture hall, pioneers carrying their parents’ dreams in their backpacks. They’re first generation college students, students who are the first of their […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Health, Jobs, Non-profit, Politics, safety, Seniors, Transportation

Mayor Miner aims to Replace Aging Infrastructure

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At a press conference today Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, flanked by a coalition of support agencies, announced her goal of replacing the city’s aging pipes. Mayor Miner stressed that “We cannot afford to wait; our communities depend on reliable, affordable access to clean water, good roads, and functional […]

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