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Central New York, Community

World Breastfeeding Week Kicks Off

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Audio Transcript: BrooksBreastfeedingWeek Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-  The first week of August is dedicated to nursing mothers across the globe as World Breastfeeding Week begins today. World Breastfeeding Week aims to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding since it is still a controversial topic. A local Certified Doula and Lactation Counselor and mother of four Gina […]

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

Knitted Knockers for Onondaga County

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Audio Transcript: BrooksKnitting By Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A Syracuse woman is providing breast cancer survivors with special prostheses. Carol Merritt makes “Knitted Knockers” for women who have undergone a major breast surgery. Knitted Knockers are free, knitted cotton prostheses that have the shape and feel of a real breast. According to Merritt, Knockers […]

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Central New York, Community

The Salvation Army is Prepared for Dramatic Weather

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Click here to learn more about the Salvation Army’s emergency family shelter in Syracuse. Audio Transcript: News Feature Salvation Army By Sunny Tsai SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)— With doors wide open, the Salvation Army is ready to help families amidst dramatic weather changes. The Army’s emergency shelter offers a variety of services to the community of Syracuse. […]

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Central New York, Community

Shonnard Street Boys & Girls Club Celebrates Gym Re-Opening

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Audio Transcript: BrooksGymReopening By Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Shonnard Street Boys and Girls Club opened the doors to the brand new Eaton Crouse Hinds Gymnasium yesterday. Eaton Crouse Hinds has had a long-standing partnership with Syracuse Basketball Coach Jim Boehim and his wife, Juli. With the support of the Boeheims, Eaton Crouse-Hinds fully-funded […]

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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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Central New York, Politics, Syracuse

Democratic Primary Voters Face Small Participation Numbers

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By Corey Crisan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Tuesday’s primary elections in New York State retain significance regarding major legislative seats. Namely, the Democratic party’s ballot representative to oppose Republican John Katko’s 24th District’s Congressional seat. Juanita Perez-Williams will oppose Dana Balter on Tuesday’s ballot, and the race is expected to be tight. Syracuse.com reported Perez-Williams opened with […]

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Central New York, Community, Non-profit, Sports

Make-A-Wish CNY Holds 31st Annual Golf Outing

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By Tommy Farrell Baldwinsville, N.Y. (NCC News) – Make-A-Wish CNY has been fulfilling children’s dreams since 1985, and for more than three decades they’ve been holding a golf outing to raise money for those children. This year, the 31st Annual Make-A-Wish Open took place at the Timber Banks Golf Club in Baldwinsville on June 4. Diane Kupperman, […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Syracuse

Arts and Culture Generate Billions For NY State Economy

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Audio Transcript: ArtsMoney_Fabbri By A.J. Fabbri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — New York State’s arts and culture industries are cashing in on a big pay day. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the arts generate $114 billion dollars to the empire state’s economy. New York alone accounts for 15 percent of the total arts revenue […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Sports, Syracuse

Bowling Is Bringing Millions To The Syracuse Economy

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VolturoBowlingImpactScript_23April2018 By Georgie Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Business  is booming at Ale N Angus Pub in Downtown Syracuse. They have seen a surge in costumers since the end of March, and they’ve had to hire new staff, just to keep up. Aside from their award winning burgers and friendly service, this surge in […]

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