Daniel Loftus: I’m Daniel Loftus reporting for N-C-C News. Here are the stories making news today, November thirteenth. — Applications are out for this years’ Home Energy Assistance Program. Anthony Farmer from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Services says this program is a huge boost to low income families of the region.
Anthony Farmer: More than one point four million households received help from HEAP last winter, including more than 60-thousand in Central New York.
Loftus: Money is given on a first come first serve basis. Lights on the Lake is back in Onondaga County. Rachel Cooper of Fayetteville is looking forward to checking out the dog walk this year.
Rachel Cooper: We didn’t take our dog last year last year we drove through it. But I’m excited to do the dog walk.
Loftus: It kicks off tonight with the dog walk starting tomorrow. Involvement in meditation is on the rise on college campuses and S-U Mediation Instructor Annabelle Roberts McMichael says it’s more important now than ever with how busy lives have become.
Annabelle Roberts McMichael: With access to media all the time there’s sort of never a moment when you can’t be getting something done or talking to somebody so I think it’s probably just really needed.
Loftus: A high of 41 today with snow and rain showers changing to just snow as we head into the night. For N-C-C News, I’m Daniel Loftus reporting. You can find full stories on our website, N-C-C-News-Online-dot-com.
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