Jake Lapin's Articles

Central New York , Education

NCC News at 4: Youth Book Drive

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Believe in Syracuse, a non-profit organization that promotes civic engagement in the Greater Syracuse Area, is hosting a book drive for youths. Books for children in grades K through 5 will be collected from now until July 5. Here are the different drop-off locations: Cicero Chiropractic Center Southside Innovation Center James M. Hanley Federal Building–Cafeteria […]

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Central New York

Today on NCC News at 4

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Coming up on NCC News: DUI Checkpoints: are they legal and how effective can they be? Believe in Syracuse is holding a youth literacy book drive. Find out how you can get involved. According to reports, gas prices are on the way down. Check to see where you can save some money. Plus, a fire broke out […]

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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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