BDJ 664.01 Articles

Health, Weather

Seasonal Depression Hits Heavier As Winter Arrives

By , BDJ 664.01

Click play to learn about how seasonal depression impacts Syracuse University students. Audio Transcript: Seasonal Depression Script By Kendra Sheehan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) also known as seasonal depression affects about five percent of the US population every year. The disorder is categorized by occurring around the same time every year. Most […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York

Infant Ibuprofen Recall Drives Concern

By , BDJ 664.01

https://youtu.be/ckgsbwCbdDM By Kayla Burton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- A recent recall for store-brands’ Infant Ibuprofen was issued after New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company Tris Pharma said there have been possibly found to be more Ibuprofen concentration contained in the bottle, than prescribed, sold at CVS, Walmart and Family Dollar.  Half-ounce bottles of the liquid ibuprofen are supposed to contain […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment

Amazon Christmas Tree Sales Aren’t Stopping People From Cutting Their Own Tree

By , BDJ 664.01

Christmas Tree Farms and Amazon Transcript By Ashtyn Hiron TULLY, N.Y. (NCC News) — Amazon is now delivering real, full sized Christmas trees right to peoples doorstep. However, it isn’t stopping Central New Yorkers from visiting local Christmas Tree farms to purchase their Holiday Tree. With Christmas tree farms or stands scattered around Central New […]

Continue Reading »

Community, Public Safety

Awareness Surrounding Bus Safety Spikes After 6 Student Fatalities Across the Country

By , BDJ 664.01

Click play to learn about the growing problem of motor vehicles illegally passing stopped school busses. Audio Transcript: By Kendra Sheehan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – In October alone, there were 6 student fatalities involving school bus passing violations. The deaths of these students sparked nationwide attention to an issue that school bus driver Randall Price […]

Continue Reading »

Education, Health, History, Jobs, Non-profit, Politics, Syracuse

Veterans Forum Offers Suggestions to the Community

By , BDJ 664.01

Click Play to see ways organizations are going to help veterans. By Abigail Fridmann (SYRACUSE N.Y.)- Today’s Veteran’s Forum at City Hall was designed to allow veterans a chance to express the changes they want to see in the community. But before the talk began, they paused to honor those who lost their lives 77 years […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Sports

Lacrosse could be in the Olympics- but what does this mean for Iroquois Nationals?

By , BDJ 664.01

lacrosse script By Ashtyn Hiron ONONDAGA NATION (N.Y.) — The International Olympic Committee granted provisional recognition to lacrosse last week. Making it a possibility that lacrosse could be considered for the 2028 Olympic games. However, the IOC does not currently acknowledge the Iroquois nation as a country, meaning they could miss out on this opportunity. 60 […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Government, Politics, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse University Offers Active Shooter Training for CNY Residents

By , BDJ 664.01

  Click play to see where active shooter training is offered in Central New York. By Abigail Fridmann N.Y. (NCC News) —Fire drills and lockdowns have always been a large part of school and work training. But with all the recent mass shootings, active shooter drills and hostile event trainings are becoming more frequent. Jon […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Environment, Health, Syracuse, Weather

Lack of Sun Causing Vitamin D Deficiencies in Central New Yorkers

By , BDJ 664.01

Click here to see why lack of sunlight is landing some Central New Yorkers in the doctor’s office.  Audio Transcript: Vitamin D transcript By Natalie Maier, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In the months of November through March, the sunlight in Central New York is so scarce that our bodies are not producing any of their own […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York

Syracuse Residents Are Complaining About Dark Neighborhoods

By , BDJ 664.01

Street Lights script Watch the video above to see how dark streets have impacted Syracuse residents. By Michelle Houston Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Several streets throughout Syracuse have street lights but residents say they are still filled with darkness. Cj McCurty is the Crime Prevention Coordinator for Syracuse University’s Department of Public Safety. If you […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York

Syracuse Residents Work To Keep Construction Jobs In The City

By , BDJ 664.01

Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse celebrated it’s lowest unemployment rate in 18 years this September. Strides have been made to put people to work, but residents haven’t  rested on their laurels just because of this progress. Focus Greater Syracuse hosted a three-part forum on economic development in Onondaga County. On Friday’s rendition, attendees […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Environment, Health

Central New Yorkers May Be At Risk Of Catching Rare Virus

By , BDJ 364.01, BDJ 664.01

Click the link above to learn more about triple-e, or read the transcript.  By Dominick Muccilo, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Eastern Equine Encephalitis, known as “EEE” could pose more severe implications to the area than West Nile Virus. The West Nile Virus happens seasonally but EEE doesn’t. Lisa Letteney, the Director of Environmental Health in Onondaga […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Health

Upstate Cancer Center spreads awareness about lung cancer through a human ribbon of light

By , BDJ 664.01

By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – November signifies the month of Lung Cancer Awareness and to help spread it, Syracuse’s Upstate Cancer Center hosted an event – formation a human ribbon. “We get hundreds of new lung cancer patients here at Upstate every year,” said Dr. Leslie Kohman, Upstate’s director for outreach. Lung Cancer […]

Continue Reading »

Business, Central New York, Community, Education, Non-profit, Syracuse

How one Syracuse refugee family battled language barrier to start a new life

By , BDJ 664.01

By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE (NCC News) – There are around 9,500 refugees in the Onondaga County since the last 10 years, many of them from Bhutan, Syria, Africa, Somalia and many from other middle eastern countries. One of them was Angeton Mouity. Mouity and his family were refugees from the Republic of Combo in Central Africa. […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Food

Christmas gift baskets mean more than just free food and toys

By , BDJ 664.01

By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – It’s almost Christmas time and pre-registration for free Christmas gift baskets has started. Every year, Onondaga County’s Christmas Bureau in collaboration with The Salvation Army provides gift baskets containing food, books and toys to low income families. This is their way of spread joy and happiness. At one […]

Continue Reading »