"Community" Tagged Articles

Business, Central New York, Community, Things to do

Upstate New Yorkers Gather in Clay to Play Trading Card Games

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  Click the Play button above to learn more about “Magic” player Colton Squadrito. Audio Transcript: Trading Cards in Upstate New York – Dallas Jackson  By Dallas Jackson CLAY, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Larger Than Life Comics and Toys was first established in 2011. The store is home to a large inventory of books, cards, collectibles and apparel. Many […]

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Juneteenth Celebration in Syracuse
Central New York, Community, Education, History, Syracuse, Things to do

Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate, Look Back and Realize Freedom

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By Mye Owens Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to read the Emancipation Proclamation letting slaves know they were finally free. This reading came two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the order […]

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Central New York, Education

How Students Feel About Their College’s New Relationship Policy

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Click the Play button above to find out what type of relationships colleges and universities are putting a stop to and how students are reacting. Audio Transcript: University Relationship Ban By Riley Didier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over the past couple years, colleges and universities nationwide have continued to edit their policy manual by creating a […]

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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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Central New York, Crime, Education, Government, Public 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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Central New York, Community, Feature

Syracuse man’s story inspires community to feed homeless

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Video transcript: VENKATARAMAN FEEDING HOMELESS by Karthik Venkataraman (NCC News)– It’s hard to hit the reset button on your life, but for one Syracuse man, it’s what’s he had to do to save himself from death. Every Saturday for more than two years, Al-Amin Muhammad’s organization We Rise Above the Streets has delivered hundreds of […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Politics, Syracuse, Things to do

Redevelopment of Addis Building Expected to be Boost for Downtown Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn how the redevelopment of the Addis building will affect downtown Syracuse. Audio Transcript:Khelil_Addisredevelopment Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-Another long-vacated-building in downtown Syracuse is making its way back to life. After 27 years, the Addis building, located on South Salina Street, is being redeveloped as a part of […]

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Special Needs Event At The Liverpool Public Library Is A Success

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Click the play button above to learn about the Gaming for Adults with Special Needs event’s organizer and attendees.   Audio transcript: Rubino_GamingforAdultswithSpecialNeeds By Andrew Rubino LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — More than 20 special needs adults participated in the Liverpool Public Library’s Gaming for Adults with Special Needs event on Monday afternoon. The library’s Carman […]

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Central New York, Community

Special Olympics Hosted Its Annual Polar Plunge to Raise Money for Its Athletes

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By Ashley Burroughs BREWERTON, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The Special Olympics hosted its 11th annual Polar Plunge Event to support its athletes at Oneida Shores. Although it was 40 degrees outside, five hundred people participated in the event and embraced the cold waves. “It was invigorating, a little crazy, and I was thinking oh my god […]

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