"Veterans" Tagged Articles

holiday, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse University Prepares for Veterans Day Celebrations

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Listen here to find out about some of this year’s new additions to Veteran’s Day at SU. by Gabrielle Caracciolo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This year Syracuse University’s Office of Veteran and Military Affiars is bringing in new aspects to their annual Veteran’s Day celebrations. Director of Communications Stephanie Salanger says these new additions begin with Command […]

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Central New York, Community, History, Syracuse

World War II Vets Are Being Encouraged To See The Memorials That Honor Them

By , BDJ 364.02

Listen to how Syracuse Honor Flight Operations Coordinator Mike Gasapo  says the charity is adapting to the  aging of WW2 Vets.  By Sunny Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Mike Gasapo pulled the items out of the bag one right after the other, like a child opening a present on Christmas. First a name tag, then a poster, […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, History, Non-profit, Seniors, Syracuse

Veteran Resource Center Hosts Lunches Modeled After World War II Tradition

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By Colleen Callander CHITTENANGO, N.Y. (NCC News) — Nearly 200 people show up to Clear Path for Veterans every Wednesday. Among them are veterans, active duty service men and women and their families looking to enjoy a hot meal together at the Wednesday Canteen. “It’s mostly a social event for the veterans,” Executive Chef Christopher Griffin said. […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Environment, Feature, food, History, Jobs, Music, Non-profit, Syracuse

Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The fall class of BDJ 364 went to the New York State Fair on Thursday August 31st to explore the fair’s many sights and sounds, below is what they discovered. Emma H. Henzes went to the Pan-African Village to listen to John Heard, a percussion teacher in Syracuse, […]

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Central New York, Government

NCC News at 4:00 – Women Proudly Served: Showing Appreciation for Female Military Service

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By Stephen Armstrong CHITTENANGO, N.Y. (NCC News) – of all military veterans, women make up around 10 percent. As for active duty personnel – Clear Path For Veterans estimates between 12 and 15 percent are female. As the proportion of women in the military has been rising, so too has the number of roles open to them. […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Health, Pets

Service Dogs Help Veterans in CNY with PTSD

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By Bridget Chavez WATERTOWN, N.Y. (NCC News) – After serving overseas, many veterans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and some have enlisted the help of service dogs to help them cope with the symptoms. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs the number of veterans with PTSD changes by when they served: Operations […]

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Health

Massage Program For Vets With PTSD

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By Robert Schiff SYRACUSE, N.Y.– Efforts are being made to help veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Clear Path For Veterans, a nonprofit organization is teaming up with the Syracuse VA Medical Center, Upstate University and the Crouse Hospital. “They do acupuncture, they do massage. Right now we have a massage waiting […]

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Central New York

“Homegrown Throwdown” Benefits Clear Path for Veterans

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By Nina Rodgers SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– Central New York non-progit organization Clear Path for Veterans hosted their annual “Homegrown Throwdown” Wednesday at the Sky Armory in Armory Square. With nearly 150 people in attendance, all proceeds from the event will benefit the organization and its mission of supporting veterans’ transition back into everyday life. Twelve […]

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Business, Central New York

Veteran-Owned Businesses Continues to Grow

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By Kristen Powers CHITTENANGO, N.Y. (NCC News)- The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) recognized veteran entrepreneurs this week, as part of Veteran Small Business Week. Dan Rickman is the Veteran Business Development Officer at SBA in Syracuse and is an army veteran. He said he’s seen many veteran-owned businesses become successful in central New York. “Veterans do […]

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Central New York

Flight honors dozens of veterans

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By Amika Osumi, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- With the help of a local organization, tomorrow 80 veterans will board a free flight from Syracuse to Washington D.C. Syracuse Honor Flight fundraised and found sponsors to take veterans to see the D.C. monuments built to honor their service. Amy Delia, Honor Flight board member, said volunteers are working […]

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Arts, Central New York

Second Annual Bacon And Bourbon Festival Toasts Spirits That Can’t Be Dampened

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By Brad Spelich, NCC News (Chittenango, N.Y.) — The Second Annual Bacon and Bourbon Festival showed that cold, damp weather isn’t enough to keep them away from music, food and a chance to support local veterans. Melinda Sorrentino was particularly excited to see the turnout. Not just because of her love of the titular goods, but because […]

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Education, Government

Army Secretary John McHugh Visits Syracuse University

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By Kali Fisher SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – On Thursday former Congressman and current Army Secretary, John McHugh visited Syracuse University and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families(IVMF). McHugh is the second official from Obama’s Administration to visit Syracuse in the past three months. Back in March Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter also visited Syracuse […]

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