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Community, Entertainment, Syracuse

Landmark Theater’s Goal is Accessibility For All

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  Click here to read more on the Landmark Theaters Accommodations Audio Transcript Landmark Theater Ally Bovarnick WRAP By Ally Bovarnick SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— Landmark Theater in Downtown Syracuse has done extensive work to ensure that the special needs of patrons are properly taken care of. Their latest plan involved installing an elevator for people with […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Politics, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse University Offers Active Shooter Training for CNY Residents

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  Click play to see where active shooter training is offered in Central New York. By Abigail Fridmann N.Y. (NCC News) —Fire drills and lockdowns have always been a large part of school and work training. But with all the recent mass shootings, active shooter drills and hostile event trainings are becoming more frequent. Jon […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Health, Syracuse, Weather

Lack of Sun Causing Vitamin D Deficiencies in Central New Yorkers

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Click here to see why lack of sunlight is landing some Central New Yorkers in the doctor’s office.  Audio Transcript: Vitamin D transcript By Natalie Maier, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In the months of November through March, the sunlight in Central New York is so scarce that our bodies are not producing any of their own […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Goals for the First Ever Central New York Literary Festival

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Listen here to find out about the goals behind the CNY Literary Festival being held on November 30th. They will host public readings and author signings, as well as offer hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Audio Transcript: CNY Literary Festival By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On November 30th, the first ever Central New York Literary Festival […]

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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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People sit on benches overlooking the common council meeting. The counselors sit at a U-shaped table while talking.
Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food, Government, Politics, Syracuse

Syracuse Looks to Loosen Food Truck Restrictions

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By Ally Heath SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’ve walked around downtown recently, you’ve noticed it lacks something common to cities across the country: food trucks. The city only has one licensed truck, and it’s not for lack of available permits- there are over twenty available. Food truck owners in Onondaga County have been reluctant […]

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Common Council Will Approve Low-Income Housing on Westside

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Click the play button above to hear about the proposal for the construction of affordable housing units on Syracuse’s Westside. Audio Transcript: Mystoryscript By Brian Ford SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Syracuse Common Council is expected to allow the construction of 50 affordable housing units on the city’s Westside. Syracuse Common Councilor At-Large Timothy Rudd said he’s […]

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Community, Public Safety, Syracuse, Weather

Department of Public Works Unveils Plan for Plowing City Sidewalks

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Listen here to learn about the 20 miles of Syracuse sidewalks that are being designated as important areas for snow plows to clear. Michael Greene believes this years plan will help improve safety in the city. Audio transcript: Snow Removal transcript  By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Syracuse Common Councilor At-Large Michael Greene and […]

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Ryan McMahon speaks at a podium while a man takes a photo of him. Other legislators watch on from the benches.
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Central New York, Education, Government, Health, Syracuse, Uncategorized

New York Mandates Mental Health Education in Schools

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Mental Health in NY Public Schools SCRIPT By Rashika Jaipuriar SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – School may be in session for the year, but New York schools are still catching up on summer homework. The state’s latest legislative changes  went into effect on July 1, and now K-12 public schools are required to incorporate mental health education […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Syracuse Schools and Police Join Forces to Help Students Cope With Trauma

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Listen here to find out how the SOS program can help students cope with traumatic experiences. Audio transcript: Miller-Wrap 3 Story Script By Kayla Miller SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse City School District and the police department have partnered together in creating a new program that will help students cope with trauma. “Supporting Our Students,” […]

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Central New York, Health, Syracuse

Student Diagnosed With Bacterial Meningitis At Syracuse University

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Listen here to find out about the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis at Syracuse University. Audio Transcript: Bacterial Meningitis Wrap Script By Ryan Golde SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A Syracuse University student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. The SU Health Services department sent the student home to receive treatment. The university is taking other precautions to […]

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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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