BDJ 364.03 Articles

Business , Central New York , Community , Jobs , Technology

Northland Communications Looks For Company Improvement, Not a Ranking

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Northland Communications in Syracuse was named the 21st best company to work for in New York this year out of 46 companies in the small/medium company category based on results released Wednesday at a dinner in Albany. However, according to Northland’s President Jim McCarthy, the feedback from employee surveys is […]

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Driving Simulator
Public Safety , Technology

Virtual Reality Comes To Destiny USA To Help Stop Distracted Driving

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By Byron Tollefson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Eileen Taveras was walking through Destiny USA on Wednesday afternoon when a woman wearing a AAA shirt approached her. The woman, Elizabeth Carey, held a pair of virtual reality goggles in her hands. Carey explained to Taveras that inside the goggles was a virtual reality simulation. If she put […]

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Business , Central New York , Government , Technology

Women Lack Representation In Stem

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By Kimberly Arreola SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The popular web search company Google is accused of gender discrimination. The U.S. Department of Labor claimed to have found evidence that highlights salary disparities in the companies’ workforce. Joanne Lenweaver, the director of a local organization that supports women in their business endeavors, WISE, shared her thoughts on the […]

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International , Politics , safety

SU Professor: US Aircraft Carrier Sent Toward Korea Doesn’t Mean War

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The United States aircraft carrier in the waters outside of the Korean Peninsula is not an immediate threat of war to come, according to Syracuse University Professor Renèe de Nevers. The United States sent an aircraft carrier toward the peninsula on Sunday to make its presence known as […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , Spring 2017

SU Live “Hawk Cam” Captures More Than Just Scientific Data

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By Chris Lucey Syracuse, N.Y (NCC News) — Legend has it at Syracuse University that any couple that kisses on the “Kissing Bench” will be together forever. One set of “lovebirds” has turned heads in the university community with their own iteration on the bench. The twist is that theirs is five stories above the […]

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Music

SAMMY’s Director Launches New Series Showcasing Original Music

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By Byron Tollefson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Liz Nowak was shocked at what was presented before her. The Syracuse Area Music Award (Sammy’s) executive director has listened to local artist’s submission before. They typically include rock, jazz, pop, and more. But last February, she was presented with 110 submissions of purely original material. “There was so much talent,” Nowak […]

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Central New York

Syracuse Common Council Discusses Solutions For Lead Poisoning And Gangs

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By Kimberly Arreola SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Two of the most concerning issues in the agenda on Monday for the common council according to councilor Khalid Bey are the new software tracker for gangs and the need to decrease the surplus of lead poisoning amongst older homes within the city. The common council discussed controversial topics that […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Non-profit , Politics

Support Groups And Events Help Ease Isolationism in LGBTQ Community

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One of the biggest concerns within the LGBTQ community is isolationism, and with the new Trump administration, which is composed of many anti-LGBTQ cabinet members and has cracked down on LGBTQ rights, isolationism is something to keep an eye on, said Kim Dill, executive director of SAGE […]

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