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Central New York, Community, holiday, Non-profit, Syracuse

Local Organization Is Looking For Donations This Giving Tuesday

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By Colleen Callander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday may be over, but Tuesday marks yet another day with an incentive to spend money this holiday season. Giving Tuesday is a worldwide, online movement. On November 28, Syracuse Habitat for Humanity will join thousands of people across the globe […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, Sports, Syracuse

Peyton Sefick Is Kicking Out Doubt and Scoring Big

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A typical day for Peyton Sefick consists of an early morning breakfast, work email, and video games. However, the 26-year-old has accomplished quite a lot for his age, like competing in a World Cup competition, for example. “Soccer runs my life,” Sefick said. “It means everything.” While watching […]

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Central New York, Environment, Government

Cuomo Legalizes Marijuana for Veterans With PTSD

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Anthony Haynie III, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law on Veterans’ Day, allowing veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to use medical marijuana as treatment for their disorder. Governor Cuomo made the announcement Saturday prior to the NYC Veterans’ Day Parade, stating that “Many of our veterans […]

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Central New York, Environment, Health, Public Safety, Syracuse

Onondaga County Legislature Postpones Extended Bike Trail Vote

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By Anthony Haynie III, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Onondaga County Legislature gathered today to vote whether or not they would extend the bike trail that surrounds Onondaga Lake to Murphy’s Island. However, the vote was postponed to a later date, which pleased many representatives of the Onondaga nation as they urged the County […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Non-profit, Public Safety, safety

Annual Burn Run Raises Money for Burn Survivors

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Kennedy Crenshaw, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The 11th annual Burn Run kicked off this weekend at the East Syracuse Fire Department. Over 500 people came out to run a 5k, 10k or both. By registering for the race, runners raised money for the Burn Foundation of Central New York. Each year the Burn Foundation puts on […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse, Weather

Tropical Storm Philippe Causes Flooding and High Winds in Syracuse

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Kennedy Crenshaw SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Tropical Storm Philippe made its way up the East Coast, leaving flooding and power outages along its path. Central New Yorkers were spared major damage, but a number of areas in Syracuse saw some flooding and minor power outages. After two days of thunderstorms, Syracuse got over 2 1/2 […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, History, Non-profit, Seniors, Syracuse

Veteran Resource Center Hosts Lunches Modeled After World War II Tradition

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By Colleen Callander CHITTENANGO, N.Y. (NCC News) — Nearly 200 people show up to Clear Path for Veterans every Wednesday. Among them are veterans, active duty service men and women and their families looking to enjoy a hot meal together at the Wednesday Canteen. “It’s mostly a social event for the veterans,” Executive Chef Christopher Griffin said. […]

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Central New York, Health

Onondaga County Health Department Issues New Mumps Vaccination

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By Chris McGlynn, NCC News (Syracuse, N.Y.)—The Onondaga County Health Department and Syracuse University announced plans to offer a third immunization shot to combat the mumps on Monday at a press conference at the John H. Mulroy Civic Center. County Health and Syracuse officials held a press conference to announce the third immunization shot, which […]

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