Tag Archives: Ida Benderson Senior Center

Three Senior Women Shave Heads in Protest

Seniors are losing their hair over the Ida Benderson Senior Center closing. Literally. About a dozen seniors lined the sidewalk in front of the downtown center Wednesday, to show support for three women having their heads shaved to protest the center’s closing Oct. 1, after 36 years.

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Letter to the Editor

Syracuse Seniors Continue to Fight Sept. 19 to Save Their Center One day a few weeks ago, the Syracuse Parks & Recreation Commissioner walked into the Ida Benderson Senior Center and announced that it would close Oct. 1. Ida Benderson has provided a community, and a family, for Syracuse seniors from the South Side and from other parts of the …

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