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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, Sports, Syracuse

Student-Athletes Help Schools Make Millions and They Don’t See a Dime

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Listen here to listen to a former college football player, an athletic department intern, and a sports podcast host give their arguments for and against paying college athletes. Audio Transcript: Pay for Play? By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — College athletics help schools around the United States bring in millions. Twenty-seven division one schools […]

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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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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.