"Central New York" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Community, Food, Non-profit

Meals on Wheels Combines Services, Cuts Costs to Serve More Residents

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Click play to hear more about how the Eastern Onondaga County chapter is adapting to serve more residents.  Audio Transcript: Changes Come to Meals on Wheels By Natalie Maier FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Meals on Wheels of FM-JD will now serve residents in East Syracuse, consolidating with that area’s previously existing chapter. The change occurs […]

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Central New York

July Officially Becomes Disabilities Awareness Month In Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn about today’s march.  Audio Transcript: ADA Script By Keanu Haghighi SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Hundreds of Central New Yorkers marched Thursday morning in support of the American Disabilities Act (ADA). The City of Syracuse and Onondaga County officially proclaimed the month of July to be Disabilities Awareness Month. […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Food, Health, Non-profit

A Local Farm has Solutions to Continue Access to Fresh Foods Amid Food Stamp Sales Shutdown

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Click above to hear more! Audio Transcript: The Shutdown of Food Stamp Sales on Farmers Markets By Alexandria Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Farmers markets will lose the ability to process food stamp sales on August 31st. Novo Dia Group is a service provider that farmers markets use to process food stamp sales. The provider […]

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Government, Health

Medicare and Medicaid Celebrate its 53rd Birthday in Central New York

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Click above to hear about the Medicaid and Medicare Rally! Audio Transcript: Medicare Rally A. WIlliams By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—Central New York’s community advocates held a rally in celebration of the 53rd birthday of the adoption of Medicare and Medicaid in the United States.  The events sponsors included The New York State Alliance for […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Health, Non-profit

Local Non-Profit Helping to Build a Better Life for Transitioning Residents

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Click below to hear about Center for Community Alternatives! Audio Transcript: Center for Community Alternatives Wrap By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Since 1981, the Center for Community Alternatives has served the community as an outlet for youth and adults in their to transition back into everyday life after prison. They also help prevent young people from […]

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Central New York

Rescue Mission Makes Room for More

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Click the player above to hear about how Rescue Mission project will tackle its problems.  Audio transcript: Final-Wrap-Rescue-Mission.pdf By Michelle Houston Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)—  The Rescue Mission is raising nearly $6 million for a renovation project. It involves improvements in the food service and culinary education center. There will be a new kitchen and a […]

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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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