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The McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center
4:28 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

First Annual Report Reveals Information and New Programs at Child Advocacy Center

The McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center
Credit John Smith / WAER

The McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center provided a clear picture of the children and families they serve with the organization’s first ever Annual Report to the community.  It includes  information about the non-profit organization such as new community programs, statistics, information regarding Child Abuse Prevention Month, and methods the center uses in its efforts to help the children and families they serve.

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South Side Innovation Center
10:54 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Southside Holiday Market Heightens Awareness of Local Businesses and Community Groups

Holiday Market at the South Side Innovation Center featured local businesses that the center has helped
Credit Lauren Winfrey/WAER News

  Now that the holiday season is underway, what better time than the present to give thanks and rally together as a community for the greater good of the city and its economy. This was the idea behind the South Side Innovation Center’s (SSIC) annual Holiday Market which took place Saturday at the Center located on South Salina Street. Local businesses and community members were invited to sample the food and retail products created by the SSIC clients and tenants.

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TEXTILE DONATION
4:16 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

OCRRA holds clothing and textile donation event for America Recycles Day 2014

Life Cycle of Secondhand Clothes
Credit Council for Textile Recycling

  Your favorite pair of pants all worn out?  Have a stained shirt?  Holes in your socks?  Don’t throw them away. Instead, drop them off for donation or recycling. 

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Community
8:15 am
Wed November 12, 2014

When You Get a Mid-November Day Like This, Know How to Appreciate It

A sunny and warm November 11 in Allie B's Eastwood backyard
Mark Bialczak

I certainly am not qualified to judge if Tuesday's high temperature of 65 degrees in Syracuse, N.Y., had anything to do with global warming. That is such a serious matter that I had to mention it here this once. I surely worry about the polar bears losing their habitat at the melting glaciers at the poles and the domino effect of eco structures tumbling around us and the planet that will or will not be left for future generations.

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4:04 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Fuccillo Automotive Group Raises Over $200,000 For Domestic Violence Awareness Organizations

Billy Fuccillo of Fuccillo Automotive Group poses for a photo with staff from all the domestic violence centers which benefited from Fuccillo's fundraising efforts.
Credit Carolyn Blackburne

  Anyone who watches television in Central New York knows who Billy Fuccillo is. But today, he was in the limelight for another reason... that was also pretty huge. 

"With all the things going on around the country with domestic violence, we were able to kick in and contribute over 200k to domestic violence organizations," Fuccillo said. 

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