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Baby Care Centers at NYSF

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N. Y. (NCC News) — The New York State Fair will have baby care centers built throughout the fair complex for this upcoming summer event. There are four centers in total. The building’s exterior were delivered to the fair grounds late last week, according to a New York State Fair spokesman. […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Politics , Spring 2017

Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation Hits Home for Syracuse Public Schools

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By Nicole Hansen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – It’s projected, according to The Huffington Post, that by 2021, 90.9% of America children will be educated in a public school. For this reason, many people have found President Donald Trump’s pick of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education troubling, as she explained in her hearing that […]

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Education

Pre-Kindergarten Education to Expand in Syracuse

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Syracuse City School District has been awarded a grant from the New York State Education Department for Pre-Kindergarten for three-year-old students in high need school districts.  This was a competitive application process; there were 78 applicants and only 25 awards. The SCSD received $1,245,461, the highest award and the funds […]

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Central New York

OGs Against Violence

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By Dontae Harris  Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) Clifford Ryan walks the streets of Syracuse voluntary to prevent violence in the community. His schedule ranges from 12 to 14 hours a day depending on the situation. He is the founder of OG’s Against Violence. One of the reasons Ryan started it, is because his son was shot and […]

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Central New York , Education , Government

$9.2 Million Capital Project Passed By Morrisville-Eaton District

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By Bailey Lipschultz (NCC News) — Morrisville-Eaton Central School District voters approved a $9.2 million capital project last night. The proposed project would address health and safety issues, invest in energy efficiency upgrades, and improve infrastructure items that are no longer useful, according to the district. The maximum estimated cost of the project is $9.2 million […]

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Central New York , Education

Oswego County Schools Get Funding For Substance Abuse Education

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By Claire Moran CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Five years ago, some Oswego County schools had to eliminate their drug abuse education programs. Last year, they were able to restart them with special funding money.  This year, they will receive that special funding, which amounts to $40,000, again. Joseph Menard, superintendent of the Central Square Central […]

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Central New York , Consumer , Health , Public Safety

AAP Asserts New Alcohol Guidelines for Pregnant Women

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By Zhané Souter SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— In a report published on October 19th for the November edition of its journal, The American Academy of Pediatrics stressed that no amount of alcohol is safe for a pregnant woman during any trimester of her pregnancy. The new report identifies alcohol consumption during pregnancy as the leading preventable cause of birth […]

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Arts , Central New York , Consumer , Education

Class on Mediation Starts for Children

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By Connor Hakan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Some Central New Yorkers are now sending their children to a class on meditation.  Healing Inspirations in Liverpool, NY, started teaching kids as young as five-years-old how to meditate. Meditation can center and focus you, Deborah DeRusha, A Reiki master from Syracuse said. “I became interested in giving tools […]

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Central New York , Government , Health

CNY Food Bank Seeks Flexibility In Summer Food Service For Children

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By Jen Cardone SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—Every five years, members at the Food Bank of Central New York and Congressional representatives have a chance to strengthen and improve the Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill. This time, they are focusing on their Summer Food Service Program. The service currently provides meals to 20 percent of children on free or […]

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