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Arts, Central New York, Consumer, Education

Class on Mediation Starts for Children

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By Connor Hakan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Some Central New Yorkers are now sending their children to a class on meditation.  Healing Inspirations in Liverpool, NY, started teaching kids as young as five-years-old how to meditate. Meditation can center and focus you, Deborah DeRusha, A Reiki master from Syracuse said. “I became interested in giving tools […]

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Arts, Education, Health

New Drumming Technique to Help People With Autism

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Parents and professionals joined three-times platinum music artist Jim Donovan Monday at Le Moyne College for an exclusive training session on how to use music to engage people with autism. Donovan, who is now a Saint Francis University professor, said “Percussion Intervention” evolved from his research about drumming and attention spans. “We wanted to study specifically attention to task,” Donovan said. “So […]

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Central New York

Children and Technology

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By Jessica Eley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- A study from the Kaiser Foundation reported elementary aged children spend more than seven hours a day on media. Julie Burhans teaches kindergarten at Homer Elementary School. This is her fourteenth year teaching at the school. She said she’s seen the gradual integration of technology in the school district and she […]

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Arts, Business, Consumer, Education

15 and Up: Parental Responsibility Meets Customer Satisfaction

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SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – After parents protested Toys R Us’ sale of action figures based on AMC’s popular show, “Breaking Bad,” the store decided to pull the product – fake crystal meth and all – from its shelves. But this decision doesn’t spell victory for everyone involved: Counter-protestor Daniel Pickett told Fox News that his […]

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