"Safety" Tagged Articles

Community, Public Safety

Awareness Surrounding Bus Safety Spikes After 6 Student Fatalities Across the Country

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Click play to learn about the growing problem of motor vehicles illegally passing stopped school busses. Audio Transcript: By Kendra Sheehan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – In October alone, there were 6 student fatalities involving school bus passing violations. The deaths of these students sparked nationwide attention to an issue that school bus driver Randall Price […]

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Community, Public Safety, Syracuse, Weather

Department of Public Works Unveils Plan for Plowing City Sidewalks

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Listen here to learn about the 20 miles of Syracuse sidewalks that are being designated as important areas for snow plows to clear. Michael Greene believes this years plan will help improve safety in the city. Audio transcript: Snow Removal transcript  By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Syracuse Common Councilor At-Large Michael Greene and […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Public Safety, Transportation

Before You Use A Limo Service, Make Sure You Know These Tips

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Video transcript: Milana_LimoSafety_10Oct18 By Giulia Milana SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – People all over the country are still in shock following Sunday’s tragic limousine accident in Schoharie, killing 20 people and making it the deadliest transportation accident in nearly a decade. State Police said that the limousine involved in the crash, a 2001 Ford Excursion, […]

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DPS safety report
Central New York, Community, Crime, Public Safety, Syracuse

Campus Law Enforcement Prepares for the Upcoming School Year

By , BDJ 663.02

Click the Play button to hear more about The Department’s plans during the summer. Audio Transcript: Safety in the Summertime By Dallas Jackson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Just over 20 million students attended colleges and universities across the country last fall, according to the U.S. Department of Education. For a college town like Syracuse, there is […]

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Central New York, Government, Health, Pets

Grain-Free Dog Food Could be Linked to Canine Heart Disease

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Click play to hear more about a potential link between grain-free pet food and canine heart disease. Audio Transcript: Grain-Free Dog Food By Erron Franklin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of a potential link between grain-free […]

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Health, Syracuse

A Sudden Rise in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses Swamp Syracuse Hospitals

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Click the play button to learn about how synthetic marijuana overdoses affected Syracuse a week ago. Audio transcript: Synthetic Marijuana Transcript By Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A surge in synthetic marijuana overdoses caught Syracuse emergency rooms by surprise last week. Crouse Hospital treated 21 patients suffering from an overdose from July 10th-11th, […]

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Central New York, Community, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Police Department Take Part in Buckle Up New York

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By Alexis Scott  Syracuse, N.Y.  (NCC NEWS) – Nobody likes to receive a ticket, but for the Syracuse Police Department doing so can lead to saving more lives. Buckle Up New York is a statewide initiative to get drivers to wear their seatbelts at all times to avoid related death and/or injury. The city of Syracuse is […]

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Cicero-North Syracuse High School DWI Crash Demo
Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

CNS High School Simulates DWI Crash Scene

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DWI demo crash script By Jonathan Singh Cicero N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The North Syracuse School District in conjunction with the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Cicero Police Department hosted a mock DWI crash Friday morning at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Route 31. More than 600 students stepped out of their classroom […]

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Central New York, Community

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, Education, Non-profit

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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