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Central New York , Community , Religion

Syracuse Rabbi Appalled with Vandalism at Jewish Cemeteries

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Conversations began at Syracuse Jewish Temples after the number of graves vandalized in Philadelphia were released. Rabbi Daniel Fellman, from the Temple of Concord in Syracuse, said he finds these acts atrocious. “It is hard for me to differentiate my response as a Rabbi from being a human being. There is […]

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Driving Simulator
Public Safety , Technology

Virtual Reality Comes To Destiny USA To Help Stop Distracted Driving

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By Byron Tollefson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Eileen Taveras was walking through Destiny USA on Wednesday afternoon when a woman wearing a AAA shirt approached her. The woman, Elizabeth Carey, held a pair of virtual reality goggles in her hands. Carey explained to Taveras that inside the goggles was a virtual reality simulation. If she put […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Government , History , Politics

WEB EXTRA: Free College for some NYS Residents

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE N.Y (NCC News) – New York is the first state in the nation to introduce an scholarship that will cover the four-year college tuition for undergraduates. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that the Excelsior Scholarship would cover almost 1 million full-time students in the state colleges. According to Cuomo, almost 80% […]

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Music

SAMMY’s Director Launches New Series Showcasing Original Music

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By Byron Tollefson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Liz Nowak was shocked at what was presented before her. The Syracuse Area Music Award (Sammy’s) executive director has listened to local artist’s submission before. They typically include rock, jazz, pop, and more. But last February, she was presented with 110 submissions of purely original material. “There was so much talent,” Nowak […]

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Business , Community , Government , Politics

Trump Tuesday focuses on federal funding

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By Cameron Spera, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – President Trump’s new budget proposal could have lasting effects in Syracuse. Today’s Trump Tuesday focused on his proposed cuts and how his changes would take away Syracuse’s second-largest source of federal funding. The plans call for major decreases in funding for the State Department, the Environmental Protection […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health , safety

First Community School is recognized for helping low income families

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The first community school in Syracuse gives hope to low income families that have a hard time accessing education. Dr. Edwin E. Weeks Elementary School provides additional services beyond education that have helped the Northside community to overcome problems such as poverty and language barriers.  The philosophy of the school […]

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Central New York , Consumer , Environment , Weather

CNY Warmer Weather Means Early Syrup Season

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By Bridget Chavez MORAVIA, N.Y. (NCC News) – Warmer temperatures in Central New York have caused maple syrup producers to tap their trees for sap earlier than in previous years. Usually, the maple season begins in the spring, but because of the warm weather, local businesses like Schoolyard Sugarbush now tap during the winter months. Benjamin […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Politics , race , Religion , safety

1000 people in Syracuse protest for SU and SUNY ESF to be “safe and fearless”

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Around 1000 students and community members joined the national movement #SanctuaryCampus Walk Out to protest against the hate fueled during the elections this year. Students around the country walked out of classes on Wednesday to express their thoughts and feelings against the expected Trump’s immigration policies. They wanted their school […]

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Central New York , Education

Syracuse City Schools Cancel Class on Election Day

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By Nick Petraccione SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The Syracuse City School District is cancelling all of its classes on election day. Instead of holding regularly scheduled classes on Nov. 8, the Syracuse schools will have a professional development day for teachers, which is a process for schools to work on internal programs. In other words, students have […]

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Central New York , Uncategorized

Day of Silence

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By Alex O’Toole SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC NEWS) – Friday, April 15th is the Day of Silence.  The Day of Silence is a student-led event that takes place all across America.  How do you participate? You don’t talk.  You stay silent for the entire day.  Why do you participate? To support LGBT+ individuals that have experienced bullying […]

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Health

Tattoos and Your Immune Health

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By Alex O’Toole NCC NEWS (Syracuse, N.Y.) –   The American Journal of Human Biology published a study about tattoos and their correlation to immune health. This study shows that getting tattoos can increase your immune health. Secretory Immunoglobin A, or SIgA, is one of your body’s first lines of defense. Cortisol is your body’s stress […]

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