"onondaga" Tagged Articles

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Lyme Disease

Tick Season Is Not Over Yet

By , BDJ 663.01

Click the play button above to learn what residents should be aware of during tick season. Audio Transcript: Feature News Story_Sheehan By Kendra Sheehan, SYRACUSE (NCC News) —  Summertime in Syracuse means its tick season. Toward the end of July, ticks have reached adulthood, and have grown large enough to make them much easier to spot […]

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Central New York, Community, Non-profit, Poverty, Religion, Syracuse

More Than 300 Volunteers Come to CNY for 1st ‘Workcamp’

By , BDJ 665.2

By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The 1st Annual Syracuse Workcamp is taking place until June 30th with more than 300 teenagers from six states to help repair homes for the elderly, disabled, as well as low-income families. The one-week program is sponsored by the Group Mission Trips in Fort Collins, Colorado and the […]

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Community, Health

Syracuse Corner Stores Offering Healthier Food Options

By , BDJ 464.02

Video transcript: Healthy Food in Corner Stores By Jeddy Johnson SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The Onondaga County Health Department and Trinity Health have created a program to ensure Syracuse residents get easier access to healthier foods. The program is aimed at children, but the program has had success amongst neighborhood residents as well. To participate in the […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, Non-profit, Things to do

Mr. Jay Gives Free Yoga Lessons

By , BDJ 663.01

By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was more than twenty years ago when Jay Rubadeaux discovered his passion for yoga. Although he received his Yoga Science certification from the Himalayan Institute, Rubadeaux never had the motive to charge for his services. “I felt uncomfortable with it,” said Rubadeaux. “I don’t think money should actually […]

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Central New York, Government

Syracuse Residents React To Potential Merger Between The City And The County

By , BDJ 465.03

By Arlety Gonzalez SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The second public meeting held by the Consensus Monday night left many Syracuse residents with more questions than they came with. Several residents raised concern against the merger between the city and the county as they believe the city should focus on more important issues. “We need a lot of […]

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Don’t Throw All Your Trash In The Trash Can

By , BDJ 364.02

Originally reported on March 17th, 2015  By Zeena Saifi SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Many items in our household should, in fact, not be disposed of in our trash cans, because some of them may be hazardous. Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) provides the county’s residents with a convenient drop-off program for toxic household materials year-round. Residents can […]

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