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Central New York, Community, Education

New President Takes on New Plans at Museum

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Audio Transcript: Kochian Wrap By Kayla Burton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Syracuse’s Museum of Science and Technology’s (MOST) former president Tony Martin has left the museum, now a Syracuse area native Lauren Kochian in charge. Kochian has been working at MOST for three years, starting as the Chief Development Officer and later promoted to the Executive Vice President position. Kochian […]

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Central New York, Community

“Spay and Neuter Syracuse” Needs You

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Audio Transcript:BrooksSpay-2 By Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Spay and Neuter Syracuse describes itself as the only not-for-profit and low cost pet clinic in Onondaga County. According to their website, the “clinic serves the community by offering low-cost spays and neuters to people of low income, students, veterans, rescuers and shelters.” The low cost solution helps Onondaga […]

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Syracuse, Uncategorized

Syracuse Van Duyn Rehabilitation Center is Fundraising for Upstate University Hospital Cancer Center

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Audio Transcript: Van Duyn By Danielle Bulluck SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—Syracuse Van Duyn Rehabilitation Center has found a new creative way to fundraiser for Upstate University Hospital Cancer Center.  Each year the Van Duyn Center chooses a different cause to fundraiser for and this year its cause is Uterine cancer. The center has held a golf […]

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Central New York, Community

Syracuse Summer Theater Partners with Contact Community Services to Raise Awareness about Suicide

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By Naiya Brooks EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse Summer Theater’s musical “Pippin” partnered with Contact Community  Services to raise awareness about suicide prevention. Suicide is a theme in the play and the theater thought it would be a perfect way to give back. “Well they decided to partner with us, thankfully,” said Contact’s […]

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Central New York, Community, Health

Locals Rally Together for Medicare and Medicaid

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Audio Transcript: BrooksHealthcareRally Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Protesters gathered in downtown Syracuse on July 30th to celebrate Medicare & Medicaid’s 53rd birthday and to demand universal healthcare. Organizers say Congress is threatening the future of healthcare by passing tax cuts and that they plan to fight back to protect and expand both programs. “I see […]

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Education, Entertainment, Sports, Syracuse

High School Sports In Central New York May Be Delayed Due To A Contract Disputre

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By: Kylan Watson, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The start of the fall high school sports season is less than three weeks away in Central New York.  However, there is an ongoing contract dispute which could delay it. Section III Athletics and the New York State Certified Football Officials Association (NYSCFO) have been engaged in […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education, Entertainment, Music, Things to do

Students With Autism Discover New Talents at Circus Camp

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Click play to hear how one local theater company is helping children with autism spectrum disorder find new talents and make new friends. Audio Transcript:Open Hand Inclusion Program Transcript By Natalie Maier, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Participating in extracurricular activities can sometimes be difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder. Open Hand Theatre Company is […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment, Government, Health, Politics, Public Safety, Syracuse, Travel

Skaneateles Closes Beaches, DEC Tests for Toxic Blue Green Algae

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Audio Transcript: Skaneateles Closes Beaches… By Natalie Maier SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Village of Skaneateles public beach was closed today as large, visible blooms of blue green algae floated at the shore. The Department of Environmental Conservation has tested the blooms and is waiting on results later this week to see if they are […]

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Community

CNY Runners Trying to Beat the Heat

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Click above to hear how a local runner takes on the heat in Syracuse.  Audio Transcript:RunnersBeatHeat.Script By Isis Young  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – As we approach the fall, Syracuse runners are looking to enjoy their last weeks of great running weather. Syracuse has been issued several heat advisories over the course of the summer. This […]

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International, Public Safety, Weather

Inside the Lives of People Affected by the Indonesian Earthquake

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Click the play button above to learn more about the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Lombok  island. Audio Transcription: Earthquake in Lombok By Ashtyn Hiron LOMBOK, INDONESIA. (NCC News) — Homes are ruined and people are scared after an earthquake hit Lombok island in Indonesia. This is one of two large earthquakes to hit Lombok within […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education

A Challenge at a Local Library Highlights the Importance of Connecting

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Click above to hear more! Audio Transcript: The Great American Read By Alexandria Bennett, LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — As part of The Great American Read Series, the Art and Writing Challenge kicks off this week at the Liverpool Public Library. The Great American Read is an eight-part television and online series that is designed to […]

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Food

Executive Chef, Joe Bilecki Wears More Than One Hat at With Love, Restaurant

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Listen above to learn more about Bilecki’s role at With Love, Restaurant.  Audio Transcript: Young.Bilecki.Assign8.Script By Isis Young SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – “With Love, Restaurant” is a teaching restaurant and entrepreneur incubator for Onondaga County College students aspiring to run a restaurant. Joe Bilecki is the Executive Chef who works closely with the students through teaching […]

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