Monthly Archives: April 2015

Senior Pagans Are Ready For Leaving

Originally reported Mon., April 27, 2015 By Chieh Yuan Chen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Facing the East, a group of students closed their eyes while expressing appreciation to the Mother Earth for her generosity and blessings. Five senior students … Continue reading

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A Rainbow Of Headscarves Can Be Seen At The Islamic Society of Central New York

Originally reported Fri., April. 3, 2015 By Monique Iuster SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS)–The walls inside of the masjid are stark white and plain so that Muslims can focus on prayer, but every Friday around 1 p.m., the masjid lights up with … Continue reading

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Special Education Takes an Individual Approach in the SCSD

By Nicole Hansen and Kat Brady SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For most, eating cereal for breakfast is a mindless task and requires no second thought. For some, it’s an impossible task. And for others, it just requires a bit … Continue reading

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Banking on the Land Bank

By Jordan Cohen and Taylor Vill SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Greater Syracuse Land Bank was established in 2012 in order for foreclosed or tax delinquent homes to be purchased and then put back on the market. After the Land … Continue reading

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Centro Faces Budget Gap and Uncertain Future

By Margaret Cavanaugh and Danny Mantooth (NCC News) SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Lauren Shron, a freshman at Syracuse University, uses Centro buses to commute to and from her job at SU Daycare and Preschool, where she works with children of SU professors … Continue reading

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Pagan Students and Alumni Gathered to Celebrate Transformation at the Full Moon Ritual

Originally reported Fri., April 3, 2015 By Gabrielle Hughes SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — With spring around the corner, pagan students and alumni of Syracuse University welcomed change and renewal at the Full Moon Ritual Friday evening. Syracuse University Pagan Chaplain Mary … Continue reading

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The Land Bank and the Impact on Syracuse Schools

Posted on April 27, 2015 by Nicole DeMentri and Will Balsam by Nicole DeMentri and Will Balsam SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The relatively new Land Bank program has the Syracuse City School District (SCSD) scrambling for money. Last month, representatives … Continue reading

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Buddha’s Birthday Celebration Comes to The Valley

Originally Reported Sun.,  April 12, 2015 By Sawyer Kamman SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — Children ruled the day at the Zen Center in the Valley neighborhood of Syracuse. They danced, ate, and most importantly, they celebrated the birthday of Buddha. The day … Continue reading

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What Does It Take To Be SPD?

By Nathan Dickinson and Britny Kabic SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The officers of the Syracuse Police Department are the foundation of the city. They protect the community from crime and keep the streets safe. But how do the people who do this … Continue reading

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The Neulander Trial: How the verdict was reached

By Jeff Slawson and Ben Gramley SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS)– On September 17, 2012 Leslie Neulander, 61, was found dead in her Dewitt home. Onondaga County Medical Examiner Dr. Robert Stoppacher originally declared the death an accident, and the case fell … Continue reading

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