BDJ 364.03 Articles

Central New York, Community, Education, Food, Health, Poverty, Syracuse

Hot Meals at the Local Boys and Girls Clubs Help Fight Hunger

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  Click the play button to learn how one local, nonprofit is serving its community in more ways than one with daily meals. Audio Transcript: Syracuse Food Shortage   By Cameron Tirado SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Beef stroganoff, salad and sliced pears were on the menu for Monday night’s dinner at the Central Village Boys and […]

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Central New York, Community, Syracuse

How Two Twin Girls Found Their Third “Mother” on Syracuse’s North Side

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Click the play button to learn another story of the North Side Learning Center – staff member Fatuma Diriye and her journey from student to teacher. Audio Transcript: Fatuma_Profile By Lianza Reyes, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — When Nidaa and Fidaa Aljabbarin tell their classmates at Public Leadership Service Academy at Fowler that they are twins, they’re usually […]

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Community, International

A New American Forum Aims To Collectively Hear Immigrant Voices

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Click to hear Jay Subedi’s story of struggling as a refugee from Bhutan to a successful leader of immigrant communities in America. Audio Transcript: Refugee Empowerment By Payton May SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Leaders of several ethnic communities are coming together to form the New American Forum, a group to collectively represent the voices of immigrants […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food

Student-Run Network Delivers Food To Local Charitable Organizations

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Click the play button above to learn about two possible solutions that can reduce excess food waste. Audio Transcript: Food Waste By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The extra food cooked at the popular restaurant downtown often goes to waste at the end of the day. One student-run organization fights the issue of excess food waste […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs

Women Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise

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Click the play button to find out more about this year’s unique keynote speaker.  Audio Transcript: WISESymposium By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Woman entrepreneurs are on the rise and so are the surprises for this year’s symposium to celebrate women-owned businesses. The 2017 Women Owned Business Report states that women owned businesses are growing […]

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Business, Community, Sports, Syracuse

Local Bowling Alley Profits From The OnCenter Bowling Tournament

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Audio File: Bowling Transcript By Payton May SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– All Star Alley & Tavern customers are getting a full view of every gutter ball the United States Bowling Committee bowlers make in practice. The alley has partnered with the USBC tournament to advertise and gain day-time business with free practice lanes according to Event Coordinator […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Health

CPR Becoming More Accessible Increases Awareness And Teaches Health Skills

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Click play to hear more about the alphabet to help someone profusely bleeding. Audio transcript: A3_CPRConsumerHealth_LIR By Lianza Reyes SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Black Friday two years ago, Cassandra West was driving home from shopping when she saw a man lying on the road. She didn’t know how long he was there, or if he […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer

Empire State Trail Expected To Bring Changes To Erie Boulevard

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Video Transcript: Empire State Trail Click the play button above to find out why some community members are concerned with the construction of the Empire State Trail. By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Change is coming to Erie Boulevard, and not everyone is in agreement. With the expansion of the Empire State Trail in Syracuse, some […]

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Central New York, Health

Local Organizations Support AIDS Prevention Plan Known As PrEP

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Click the play button above to learn if local health organizations think the United States can meet the new CDC director’s goal of ending the AIDS epidemic in the seven years.  Audio Transcript: CentralAIDSPrevention By J.D. Raucci SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As people flowed into Central Library on Wednesday morning, they weren’t met with the normal […]

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