Planning Now for a Summer Job
Apr17

Planning Now for a Summer Job

By Shannon Phillips, Employment and Training Specialist at Cortland Works Career Center At this time of year, I start to see a lot of youth, ages 14-16 especially, who are looking for employment. Let me start by saying there are very few jobs for this age group in Cortland. With an increase in adults taking part-time jobs and the restrictions placed by New York State on young workers, employers have few positions that they fill with...

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What Are Working Papers and How Do I Get Them?
Apr13

What Are Working Papers and How Do I Get Them?

By Shannon Phillips, Employment and Training Specialist at Cortland Works Career Center Your first job is a rite of passage that many teens look forward to. According to New York State Labor Law, youth as young as 11 can work legally in a very narrow range of jobs. When you turn 14, however, you become eligible for New York State Working Papers, which are not actually papers but a card that allows you to work legally. There are...

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Monday Morning Noyze
Apr10

Monday Morning Noyze

Monday Morning Noyze covers some of the most important news headlines from the past week. It’s hard to stay up to date on all the news that happens, but we are here to help a little. In case you missed it, here are the top stories that made headlines this weekend Neil Gorsuch will be sworn in as the 113th justice of the Supreme Court at 9 a.m. Monday. Sergio Garcia won his first Major Golf Tournament on Sunday when he won the Masters...

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Noyze Summer Series: 12 Fruits and Veggies That Will Keep You Hydrated This Summer
Jun20

Noyze Summer Series: 12 Fruits and Veggies That Will Keep You Hydrated This Summer

  Did you know that certain foods can help you stay hydrated on hot days? It’s true: you can EAT your water! You’re supposed to drink 8 glasses of water a day (and some experts recommend even more). That might seems like a lot, but here’s the catch: You don’t have to drink all that water. Eating foods(fruits and veggies)that have a high water content such as watermelon, celery and cucumbers can help you...

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10 Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities You Should Know
Jun16
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