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Central New York , Health , Non-profit

“Jailbirds” Make Bail By Receiving Donations to Muscular Dystrophy

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By Jake Lapin, SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Muscular Dystrophy Association held its third annual Lock-Up event at the Spaghetti Warehouse in Syracuse on Thursday. Volunteers arrived and became jailbirds for the day. They got handcuffed and put in stripes for their mugshot before hitting the phones to earn donations. “They love it,” said Karen Fink, who’s […]

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Community , Consumer

Off-Campus Housing Trending in Syracuse

By , BDJ 665.1

Syracuse, N.Y. — In the past eight years, seven privately-owned apartment complexes have popped up specifically geared for students. Aspen Heights is one of those apartments that are currently under construction. “When we first decided to come in there wasn’t a lot of on-campus housing,” Abby Miller, marketing director for Aspen Heights, said. “Our company saw […]

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