BDJ 464.03 Articles

Central New York , Community , food , Health , Non-profit

Ophelia’s Place Brings New Meaning to “I am in Control Day”

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By Allie Mannheimer LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — What does “I am in Control Day” mean to you? In 1981, it meant that Alexander Haig considered himself to be the new President of the United States. Now, the day has transformed to mean something unique to each person. Being in control could mean: Organizing your office […]

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Arts , Business , Central New York , Community , History , Music , Non-profit , Spring 2017 , Things to do , tourism

Landmark Theatre Sees Large Audiences and Financial Stability in Future

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Groundbreaking construction of Syracuse’s largest theater began nearly 90 years ago. Eight stories tall and with 3,000 seats, the Landmark Theatre was built with the intention of leaving a historical and cultural impact on the local community. Support from the community has stayed strong through all of the ups […]

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Central New York , Community , Public Safety , Spring 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Brings Forth Awareness and Stories

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By Nicole Hansen SYRACUSE, N.Y. – According to the U.S. Department of Justice, between 20-25% of women will experience a completed or attempted rape while in college. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and groups on the Syracuse University campus are speaking up and bringing awareness to this issue. People are also telling their stories. […]

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Central New York

Helping Hounds Needs Your Help

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By Paola Figueroa SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Helping Hounds, a rescue dog shelter located outside of ShoppingTown Mall takes in dogs from all over the country. The non-for-profit shelter is supported solely on donations, fundraisers, and adoption fees. The shelter rescues dogs from Texas and Alabama that are placed in high kill shelters. With transports coming to […]

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Central New York , Community

Rock Steady Boxing Brings Balance to Locals with Parkinson’s Disease

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By: Logan Grossman (Liverpool, N.Y.) — As many as one million Americans are living with Parkinson’s Disease and 60,000 more people will be diagnosed with the disease this year. One organization is fighting back against the disease that causes tremors, shakes, loss of balance and difficulty speaking. Rock Steady Boxing is in international organization which provides […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Sports , Things to do

More Than A Cute Competitor

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By Cole Zimmerman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Syracuse attracted people to the New York state fairgrounds for a reason other than corn dogs, Ferris wheels, and musical performances.  Thursday, and for the rest of the weekend, there is a competition held not for the people, but rather for their four legged friends. Thursday’s dog show was hosted […]

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Government , Politics

SU Honors ROTC Program In 100th Chancellor’s Military Review

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By Nathan Dickinson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse’s University’s ROTC program is over a century old, and on Friday the oldest celebration of ROTC students in the country celebrated its 100th birthday. Every year, the Chancellor meets with the ROTC to recognize the program’s exceptional performers in leadership, scholarship and civic achievement. “Our ROTC cadets are […]

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