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Central New York , Community , Government , Non-profit

Meals on Wheels Sees Flood of Support During National Volunteer Week

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By Olivia Liskowitz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) It’s National Volunteer Week and the Meals on Wheels in downtown Syracuse has seen an outpouring of support. One of the biggest reasons for the support, however, is President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. If approved, the budget would cut $300,000, or about one-third, of the local chapter’s current budget. This presents […]

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Central New York , Community , Health

Governor Cuomo’s Bike Trail Could Reconnect Syracuse with the Cycling Community

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By Zachary Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Erie Boulevard may soon be a part of the Empire State Trail, according to a map released by the Syracuse Metropolitan Traffic Council. The official layout of the trail through Syracuse has yet to be determined, but it has the potential to reconnect the city with the cycling community. Lots […]

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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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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 , Education , Music , Things to do

College Students Share Secrets To Paying For College

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By Zach Allen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Paying for college continues to get harder and harder. Today, students are looking to music to help them afford their education.   “DJing is basically my substitute for a part-time job to pay for everything,” said Benji Sheinman, a student at Syracuse University. Sheinman has been drawn to […]

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Central New York , Consumer , International , Public Safety , tourism , Transportation

TSA Provides Tips For CNY Holiday Travelers

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By Taylor Epps SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you’re traveling this holiday season, following TSA’s tips might save you time and help you avoid problems. TSA addressed travelers Thursday morning to brief them on what they need to know. Executive Director at Syracuse Hancock International Airport Christina Callahan urged travelers to do some research before […]

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Central New York , Education

College Students Learn To Manage Their Money And Get Past Debt

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By John Dowling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Between studying for exams, writing essays, and doing extra-curricular activities, many students don’t have time to learn how to properly manage their money before they graduate. And with the average student loan payment at $351 dollars a month for graduates right out of college, learning how to manage money […]

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Central New York , Crime , Public Safety , safety

Syracuse Police Use New Technologies to Combat Record Homicides

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By Aodhán Doyle SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With just 44 days remaining until the start 2017, the Syracuse Police Department is devoting more resources to making sure the new year brings an improvement from the city’s record number of homicides in 2016. Syracuse Police Sergeant Richard Helterline said the department is putting more emphasis on […]

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