"Safety" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Community, safety

Should Central New York Residents Worry About Their Garage Floors Collapsing?

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Video Transcript: Basements_26March2018Script By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Valentine’s Day in 2009, Pietro Distefano’s wife sent him to the store to get bread for dinner with their grandchildren. When he got home and pulled into his garage, it seemed dinner would have to wait even longer. This is because Distefano’s garage floor collapsed […]

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Central New York, Community, Domestic Violence, Education, Non-profit, Sexual Assault

The Importance of Speaking Up Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS): A social media movement with the hashtag MeToo has become a platform to encourage sexual assault victims to talk about their personal experience and how they are getting over it. This hashtag started when actress, Alyssa Milano, posted a screenshot saying “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me […]

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Business, Central New York

Advance IT Teaches the Importance of Protecting Identity

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By Lileana Pearson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Advance IT hosted Horror Stories of Poor Network Security Friday the 13th. Geared toward small business owners in Syracuse, the event featured demonstrations on network security and a presentation by Susan Fahrenkrug, president of Advance IT. Fahrenkrug put a heavy emphasis on password security, but she also shared other information about […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Crime, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault Leaves Some at SU Rethinking Uber

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Syracuse police are investigating into a report that an unnamed Uber driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault a Syracuse University student last month said police. The incident is leaving people with mixed feelings about the pickup service. “The driver didn’t take her back to her dorm but took her […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, Syracuse

811 Day Encourages Digging Safety

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Dig Safely New York’s 811 Day on Friday will encourage homeowners and excavators to “know what’s below,” before they start any digging projects. Since 1969, Dig Safely New York has been connecting excavators and homeowners to utility companies throughout most of New York State. According to the […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Syracuse

Home Burglaries Are on the Rise in Onondaga County

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Recently, there has been an increase in the number of burglaries in Onondaga County. Investigator James Gallup of the Manlius Police Department says it is easier for a person to break into someone’s home during the day, because it is less suspicious. Burglaries that happen during the day are most […]

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Central New York, Politics, safety, Transportation

Special Guards on Trucks: Worth While or a Waste of Time and Money?

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By Jude Allume, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — Senator Chuck Schumer has recently pushed for the federal government to change safety regulations for trucks. The push comes as a result of an accident involving a truck which killed four people. A milk tanker jackknifed on I-81 on July fifth, blocking several lanes on the highway. Two cars crashed […]

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Central New York

Keeping Kids Safe Online

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By Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – June is Internet Safety Month, and although the month is coming to an end, the conversation of how to keep kids safe online is just beginning. Today, Nottingham High School hosted a Social Media Breakfast: Parent’s Guide to Social Media. The event gave parents and kids the opportunity […]

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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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Environment, safety, Transportation, Weather

Thousands Evacuate San Jose After Storms Continue

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By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)―Fourteen thousand people in San Jose, California were asked to evacuate their homes after a record breaking creek overflow. For the past few weeks, California has been hit with constant rainstorms and flood warnings. The flooding occurred along the Coyote Creekway, resting alongside the Silicon Valley. By Tuesday night, the creek […]

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safety, Transportation

Drivers Warned About Driving While Tired

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – We’ve been told many times about the dangers of drunk driving. Police routinely organize traffic stop checkpoints around the holidays to deter drivers from consuming alcohol before they get behind the wheel. We’ve even been warned about the dangers of distracted driving, and national campaigns have warned drivers about […]

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