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Parents of Heroin User Aim to Make a Difference

By Emily Adelman and Hannah Fleager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — When you are the parent of a three-sport athlete and honor student, you imagine where he wants to go to college, not where he wants to go to get … Continue reading

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Dome Sweet Dome: But For How Long?

By Jackson Ajello, John Dowling, Adam Friedman SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Only eight years remain until the roof of the Carrier Dome has to be replaced. As the deadline approaches, three options are on the table for Chancellor Kent … Continue reading

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Students Lead Protest At A School Board Meeting

By Taylor Epps SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — No strangers to the board, three confident students approached the members of the Syracuse City School District school board  with their concerns for the fifth time on Wednesday. Some students within the Syracuse City School … Continue reading

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Syracuse University Pagans Usher In Spring

By Eric Horowitz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —With the exception of a nippy breeze, Mother Nature was kind to the Pagan community of Syracuse University Tuesday night. About 15 students showed up to a ritual celebrating Ostara, a festival that … Continue reading

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The Syracuse University Buddhist Community Welcomes All

By Rebekah Castor Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — In a room so silent you could hear people breathing, four Syracuse University (SU) students sat for 15 minutes, alone with their thoughts. With every eye closed and the lights dimmed, the students … Continue reading

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The Islamic Society of Central New York Brings The Community Together

By Alexis EauClaire SYRACUSE (NCC News)–The plain walls that surround the inside of the masjid complimented the vivid colors of all the women’s clothing as people from all over the Syracuse area came together for Islam services. Before services started … Continue reading

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Local Teen Balances Faith and Future

By Aodhán Doyle SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) –- A group of four men walked into the Islamic Society of Central New York on Comstock Avenue across from Oakwood Cemetery. They were dressed conservatively, each in dark blues and greys, stand about … Continue reading

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Local Teen Balances Faith and Future

By Aodhán Doyle SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — The date is Friday March 25th and hundreds of people make their way into the Islamic Society of Central New York on Comstock Ave. across from Oakwood Cemetary. Among them is Fakhri Awawda, … Continue reading

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Time is of the Essence for Many Syracuse Muslims

By Connor Federico SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — On a mild Friday afternoon, cars fill up the Oakwood Cemetery parking lot.  Across Comstock Avenue, hundreds of people flood into the Islamic Center of Central New York for a half-an-hour of prayer. … Continue reading

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Disagreement Builds Around Consolidation Proposal

By Jack Ajello, John Dowling, and Adam Friedman SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Consensus merger proposal has created further division between some Syracuse Common Councilors and Onondaga County leaders. Last week, County Executive Joanie Mahoney emphasized her support for the … Continue reading

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