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Central New York, Government, Politics

Joanie Mahoney Looks Back at Time Spent as Onondaga County Executive

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By Olivia Proia SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–After 11 years in office as the Onondaga County Executive, Joanie Mahoney leaves this week to become the chief operating officer at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. She also will work in an advisory capacity at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In 2007, Mahoney set out […]

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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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Central New York, Consumer, Public Safety, Transportation

Before You Use A Limo Service, Make Sure You Know These Tips

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Video transcript: Milana_LimoSafety_10Oct18 By Giulia Milana SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – People all over the country are still in shock following Sunday’s tragic limousine accident in Schoharie, killing 20 people and making it the deadliest transportation accident in nearly a decade. State Police said that the limousine involved in the crash, a 2001 Ford Excursion, […]

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Central New York, Education, Government, Health, Syracuse, Uncategorized

New York Mandates Mental Health Education in Schools

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Mental Health in NY Public Schools SCRIPT By Rashika Jaipuriar SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – School may be in session for the year, but New York schools are still catching up on summer homework. The state’s latest legislative changes  went into effect on July 1, and now K-12 public schools are required to incorporate mental health education […]

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Central New York, Entertainment

Fayetteville Child Actor Set for Premiere of ABC’s New Sitcom “Single Parents”

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By Charlie DiSturco, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It’s not everyday a child actor from central New York lands a gig on a national network. Today, that becomes the reality for an 8-year-old Fayetteville resident, who’s set to star on ABC’s new sitcom “Single Parents.” This isn’t the first television appearance Tyler Wladis has made, […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics

Why Absentee Ballots Have Yet to be Counted in Democratic Primary Races

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Absentee Ballot Script By Charlie DiSturco SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The New York state Democratic primaries might have happened six days ago, and while Andrew Cuomo kept his title as governor, other races have yet to be decided. That’s because of absentee ballots, which are mailed in by residents that can’t attend election day. The […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Syracuse University’s Theta Tau Suspended After ‘Extremely Racist’ Video Surfaces

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Svyerud announced the suspension of Theta Tau fraternity Wednesday morning following videos of members partaking in “words and behaviors that are extremely racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist, and hostile to people with disabilities,” according to an email from Svyerud to the campus community. The Daily Orange, […]

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