"CNY" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Government, Politics

Joanie Mahoney Looks Back at Time Spent as Onondaga County Executive

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By Olivia Proia SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–After 11 years in office as the Onondaga County Executive, Joanie Mahoney leaves this week to become the chief operating officer at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. She also will work in an advisory capacity at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In 2007, Mahoney set out […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food, Government, Politics, Syracuse

Syracuse Looks to Loosen Food Truck Restrictions

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By Ally Heath SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’ve walked around downtown recently, you’ve noticed it lacks something common to cities across the country: food trucks. The city only has one licensed truck, and it’s not for lack of available permits- there are over twenty available. Food truck owners in Onondaga County have been reluctant […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Public Safety, Transportation

Before You Use A Limo Service, Make Sure You Know These Tips

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Video transcript: Milana_LimoSafety_10Oct18 By Giulia Milana SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – People all over the country are still in shock following Sunday’s tragic limousine accident in Schoharie, killing 20 people and making it the deadliest transportation accident in nearly a decade. State Police said that the limousine involved in the crash, a 2001 Ford Excursion, […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Crime, Government

Web Extra: NY enacts new Raise the Age Law

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– New York was previously one of only two states that automatically prosecuted 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. As a result, thousands of youths were unfairly punished and prevented from services that were needed to rehabilitate themselves. In many cases, this justice system led to even more youth crimes. Now, […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Central New York, Community, Entertainment, Environment, Syracuse, Things to do

The Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair 2018

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By Alexis Scott SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The Broadcast/Digital Newswriting/Radio/Audio News Reporting class of Fall 2018 went to the New York State Fair recently and were able to capture some great visuals and audio for you all to view. Here is what they found out:   Natalie Fahmy interacted with John Witherbee of New York, who was demonstrating […]

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Central New York, Community

“Spay and Neuter Syracuse” Needs You

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Audio Transcript:BrooksSpay-2 By Naiya Brooks SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Spay and Neuter Syracuse describes itself as the only not-for-profit and low cost pet clinic in Onondaga County. According to their website, the “clinic serves the community by offering low-cost spays and neuters to people of low income, students, veterans, rescuers and shelters.” The low cost solution helps Onondaga […]

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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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