Monthly Archives: May 2015

Syracuse Elementary Students Go Back To The Classics

By Kennedy Crenshaw, Jordan Jennings, Cierra Smith SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS)  —  As Ginny Russell and her husband walked through Hughes Elementary School last June only to see unfinished classrooms, the couple was nervous for their daughter and her brand new … Continue reading

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How Jikyo Found Her Zen

By Rebekah Boulos, Chieh Yuan Chen, Meghan Flynn, and Paul Dwyer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In 2001, a woman walked into the Zen Center looking for a way to further explore her Buddhist faith. The woman, Joann Cooke, had previously … Continue reading

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Magic Mike: Local High School Lacrosse Coach Gets Closer To 800 Career Wins

By Logan Grossman, Chris Jastrzembski, and Sawyer Kamman CAMILLUS, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Lacrosse is one of the world’s oldest sports and Central New York is one of lacrosse’s biggest hubs.  Hidden in the busy world of Central New York High School … Continue reading

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The Society For Creative Anachronism Gives Members A Way To Leap Back Into Medieval Times

Originally reported Mon., May 4, 2015 By Gabrielle Hughes, Kayla Spector, and Monique Iuster SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — “I want to do every kind of fighting, archery, fencing, and I want to try to throw weapons, too. I’m really good at … Continue reading

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Bathe Baby Buddha On His Birthday

Originally reported April 12, 2015. by Kennedy Crenshaw NCC-News By Kennedy Crenshaw Syracuse (NCC NEWS) — Jesus’ birthday is hard to miss because Christmas commercials are playing from October to January, but it is more challenging to recognize Buddha’s Birthday. Buddha’s … Continue reading

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The Syracuse City School District Expects to Come in Under Budget and Start School After Labor Day

Originally reported Mon., March 23, 2015 By Gabrielle Hughes SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — Students of Syracuse can look forward to attending the State Fair this summer without cutting class. The Syracuse City School District Board of Education discussed two options that … Continue reading

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Onondaga County Legislature Pushed a Hybrid Plan for I-81 and Supported the Ash for Trash Deal

Originally reported Tues., March 3, 2015 By Gabrielle Hughes SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — Breaking the hush of the Onondaga County Legislature chambers, County Legislature Chair J. Ryan McMahon pounded his gavel to begin the meeting on March 3. Discussion of the future … Continue reading

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Cutting of the Cord Ceremony

Originally Reported Mon. March 27, 2015 By Jordan Jennings SYRACUSE (Ncc News)— As five seniors closed their eyes and held incense while taking deep slow breaths, their peers surrounded them outside Hendricks Chapel Monday night for the pagan Cutting of … Continue reading

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