"Central New York" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Community, safety

Should Central New York Residents Worry About Their Garage Floors Collapsing?

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Video Transcript: Basements_26March2018Script By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y.  (NCC News) – On Valentine’s Day in 2009, Pietro Distefano’s wife sent him to the store to get bread for dinner with their grandchildren. When he got home and pulled into his garage, it seemed dinner would have to wait even longer. This is because Distefano’s garage floor […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Public Safety

Perception of Self-Driving Car Changes Following the Death in Arizona

By , BDJ 464.03

Radler: Driverless Car Script By Josh Radler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Sunday, a self-driving Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian walking across the street in Tempe, Arizona. It is the first time that a driverless car has ever killed someone. This technology has been years in the making but now is in the hot […]

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Arts, Central New York, Sexual Assault, Syracuse

Students React to Allegations Against School of Architecture Professors

By , BDJ 364.01

Click “Play” to hear student reaction to the allegations made in the public spreadsheet. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_SUArchitectureReact_Script_4.9.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Students are reacting in the wake of a spreadsheet anonymously accusing five current and two former architecture professors at Syracuse University of inappropriate behavior. The list, which named over 150 professors […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Non-profit, Sports

Former professional boxer teaches heart health to inner-city youth

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Video Transcript: Fight for Hearts Script Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Workout music and children’s laughter filled the room at the Boys and Girls Club in downtown Syracuse as the kids participated in a non-contact boxing class conducted by a local non-profit, Fight for Hearts. Founder of Fight for Hearts, former professional boxer and […]

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Central New York, Court, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Police face $12 million lawsuit from student

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Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— The Syracuse Police Department, City of Syracuse and others are facing a $12 million lawsuit following a student-officer altercation last year.  A change.org petition is demanding Officer Vallon Smith’s removal from district schools after a 14-year-old special needs student– referred to in the petition as “JB”–having “suffered a split lip and fractured […]

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Activism, Central New York, Community, Fundraiser, Non-profit, Syracuse

Ronald McDonald House of CNY Will Host The 10th Annual Bella Casa Fashion Show


Click the Play button above to find out how you can help raise money for families in need by attending the 10th annual Bella Casa Fashion Show. Audio transcript: Stahl_Bella Casa Script By Shoshana Stahl SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The Ronald McDonald House of Central New York will host its 10th annual Bella Casa Fashion Show this […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, History, Manufacturing, Politics, Syracuse

Even in a Market With Limited Homes Available for Purchase, Buyer Demand Remains Strong

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Click the play button above to learn why buyer demand remains high despite limited homes available for sale.  Audio transcript:newscast 5 script By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– Home sales in New York State dropped 6.2 percent this February. New York State realtors closed 7,328 sales, almost 500 fewer than the 7,800 sales made in […]

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Filming the Carrier Dome (c) 2018 Tommy Farrell
Central New York, Sports, Syracuse, tourism

Transforming the Carrier Dome

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Video Transcript: Farrell Dudley Carrier Dome Script REVISED By Tommy Farrell & Tyler Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – NCC Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2018 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater […]

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Central New York, Sports

CNY residents share anxiety over SU basketball’s bubble status

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Click the play button above to hear Central New York residents’ thoughts on Syracuse’s NCCA tournament chances. Audio Transcript: SU’s tournament chances By Joshua Widman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — It’s going to be another nervous Selection Sunday for Orange fans. After missing the NCAA tournament a season ago, Syracuse is 19-12, including an 8-10 record in […]

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(c) 2016 Robert Schiff
Central New York, Community

Anti-Semitic Incidents Doubled in NY, According to Anti Defamation League

By , BDJ 364.03

NCC News reporter Chelsea Siegal reports about recent acts of Anti-Semitism. Audio Transcript: Anti-Semitic Incidents Rundown By Chelsea Siegal SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A recent statistic released by the Anti Defamation League (ADL) stated that acts of anti-Semitism nearly doubled in New York State alone. Additionally, anti-Semitic acts across the United States increased 57 percent from 2016 […]

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