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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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Central New York, Government, Health, Public Safety

Naloxone to be Accessible in New York

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Starting tomorrow, naloxone will be available in pharmacies statewide. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is a drug used to reverse opioid overdoses. Before January 2016, it was only possible to get Naloxone with a prescription or through a registered opioid overdose prevention program. Making the drug more affordable adds to […]

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Arts, Central New York, History, Music, Syracuse

Local Dance Team Practices Centuries-Old U.K. Tradition

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By Odeya Pinkus SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Despite being an ocean away, the tradition of Border Morris dance is alive in Syracuse. A dance that has roots in England and Wales, Border Morris involves clashing sticks, singing and shouting. The Basset Street Hounds practice this centuries-old tradition every week, and perform at various local events, such as […]

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

Mercury Disposal Made Easy

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency held its fourth annual mercury drop-off event in Jamesville this morning. The OCRRA encouraged residents to drop-off their old thermostats and thermometers containing mercury. Participants who did so received a $10 gift certificate from Lowe’s and a new mercury-free digital thermometer. People also brought […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Public Safety, safety

How to Protect Yourself from Dangerous Animals

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – You never know when an animal could attack  you. The chances are pretty slim. However, if you find yourself in harms way, it’s important to know what to do in a dangerous situation. Vice President for Conservation Policy for National Wildlife Federation, Jim Lyon, says wild animals are more […]

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(C) 2015 AP. Photo by Dan Steinberg
Community, Feature

First Annual “Stop the Stigma” Motorcycle Ride

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By Tyler Dudley SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Motorcyclists and other community members gathered at Destiny USA on Sunday in hopes of raising awareness for drug overdose and addiction. “Stop the Stigma” motorcycle ride was organized by Mike Lanzafame with the help of Prevention Network. Lanzafame said about 100 people gathered for the 45-minute motorcycle ride around Syracuse. […]

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(C) 2005 Photo by Ed Gonsner
Central New York

Syracuse Crunch Lease Extension

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By Tyler Dudley Syracuse (NCC News) – Syracuse has been home to the professional hockey team, the Syracuse Crunch for about 24 years. As the Crunch goes into its 24th season in Syracuse, they still have about seven years left on their contract. However, Onondaga County is looking at extending that contract already. County Legislature Chairman Ryan […]

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International

Venezuela in chaos: future of the country is a question mark

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Venezuela political chaos brought the country into a completely disarray. For the past few months, The South-American country saw deadly anti-regime protests and a deep economic crisis. Things got even worse after Sunday’s highly contested election, where President Nicolás Maduro was able to create an all-powerfull legislative body – called national assembly –  that granted him […]

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