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Community, Education, Public Safety

60 Manlius Students are Learning What it’s Like to be a Firefighter

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Click the play button above to find out about Central New York’s need for more volunteer firefighters. Audio transcript: Manlius Fire Department – Volunteer Firefighters By Casey Buscher SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Manlius Fire Department is looking for more volunteer firefighters to serve the community. Around Central New York, there is a shortage of […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Things to do

Syracuse Nationals Car Show Returns to the New York State Fairgrounds

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Click the play button above to learn about the economic impact of the Syracuse Nationals on the region Audio transcript: LaRowe assignment 2A wrap car show By Jonathan LaRowe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The Syracuse Nationals car show will return to the New York State Fairgrounds this weekend. The event will run from Friday through […]

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Health, Syracuse

A Sudden Rise in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses Swamp Syracuse Hospitals

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Click the play button to learn about how synthetic marijuana overdoses affected Syracuse a week ago. Audio transcript: Synthetic Marijuana Transcript By Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A surge in synthetic marijuana overdoses caught Syracuse emergency rooms by surprise last week. Crouse Hospital treated 21 patients suffering from an overdose from July 10th-11th, […]

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Business, Central New York, Feature

Construction is a Road Block to Business on Marshall Street

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Are the on going Marshall Street construction projects affecting local businesses? Click play to learn more. Audio transcript:Construction on Marshall Street Transcript By Sam Carter SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Every year at the end of May, many of Syracuse University’s more than 22 thousand students leave the Syracuse area. This mass migration of young people […]

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Central New York, Government, Health, Syracuse

New York Permits Marijuana as Opioid Replacement

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Click play to learn more about how local healthcare providers are impacted by a new policy that allows opioids to be replaced with marijuana. Audio Transcript: Opioid Replacement By Erron Franklin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) —  New York State enacted a new policy that allows medical marijuana to be prescribed to patients in lieu of opioids to […]

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Central New York, Community

Four Non-Profits Provide Free Legal Help to Central New Yorkers’

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Att Click here to hear about Volunteer Lawyers Project! Audio Transcript: Volunteer Lawyers Project, A. Williams   By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Some Syracuse residents now know where to go for free legal help. That is because several legal organizations have joined forces to protect people who cannot afford an attorney. Volunteer Lawyers Project […]

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Central New York

A Syracuse Business is Helping Residents Breathe Easier with Halotherapy

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Click the Play button above to find out how some Syracuse residents find relief from respiratory problems.  Audio transcript: Halotherapy in Syracuse By Abigail Fridmann, SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Respiratory problems can be hard to manage. Often when we think of relief we head straight for over the counter medication. But one Syracuse business offers a way […]

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Central New York, Entertainment, Syracuse

Destiny USA’s Summer Fun Pass Offers New Entertainment Options

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Click here to find out more about Summer Fun Pass.   Audio Transcript: Summer Fun Pass Wrap   By Malika-Budur Kalila  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Last month, Destiny USA started its Summer Fun Pass program, offering visitors more options this year. Through the program, people can pick any four activities out of 29 provided venues, including […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Things to do

Upstate New Yorkers Gather in Clay to Play Trading Card Games

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  Click the Play button above to learn more about “Magic” player Colton Squadrito. Audio Transcript: Trading Cards in Upstate New York – Dallas Jackson  By Dallas Jackson CLAY, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Larger Than Life Comics and Toys was first established in 2011. The store is home to a large inventory of books, cards, collectibles and apparel. Many […]

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Central New York, Government, Health, Public Safety

Medical services for children battling depression in Syracuse

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Many children in Syracuse are fighting depression and drugs. However, there was no proper medical care and counselling available to them. Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare(SBH) has started services for children and adolescents. They provide services to children battling depression, mental health disorders and drug usage. Jeremy Klemanski, CEO and […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Health

Save Our Air Medical Resources Campaign

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Air Medical Services are in demand due to increased number of patients living in rural areas. However, these services are diminishing because of low government reimbursement for air medical providers. Also, most of the people living in rural areas have to travel considerable distance to reach and get proper […]

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