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Westy Self Storage Supports Swim Across America

by Holly Robinson June 3, 2014 7:46 PM
Westy Self Storage is very community minded and supports many local charities. They have helped the Habitat for Humanity, been a drop-off location for winter coat drives, participated in recycling drives for bottles and cans, and collected toys for the Toys for Tots program. This month they are supporting the eighth annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America (SAA) benefit. [More]

Mobile Mini Seeks to Rent Property to Store Their Containers

by Kim Kilpatrick January 15, 2014 6:48 PM
Mike Cox owns 4 acres in Commack, New York. He wants to rent his property to Mobile Mini. Mobile Mini wants to use the property to store some of their empty mobile storage boxes. That sounds straightforward and shouldn’t be any problem. Right?

Not really. [More]

In the Self Storage News

by Holly Robinson December 3, 2013 4:34 PM
This is a busy season of the year for the self storage industry. Many facilities are helping out with food drives, toy collections, collecting clothing and winter wear, and other types of charity work. There are a lot of other things going on besides Christmas events. [More]

Manhattan Mini Storage Holds New Contest

by Winnie Hsiu September 2, 2013 8:11 PM
People probably know Manhattan Mini Storage by their ads. The self storage ads are sometimes sometimes snarky, sometimes controversial politically and culturally. Some have attacked people like Paris Hilton, President George W. Bush, and Michelle Bachmann.

Always ‘thinking like a New Yorker,’ Manhattan Mini Storage has come up with a new sweepstakes contest that will appeal to hip New Yorkers. They teamed up with Hipstermaid for the contest where the winner gets the prize of a lifetime: free storage and cleaning for an entire year! [More]

Secure Self Storage Fixes Up Their Ithaca Facility

by Holly Robinson July 31, 2013 8:31 PM
Remember the zany comedienne Phyllis Diller? Long skinny nose and rather homely? Homely that is until she underwent 15 facelifts and different procedures to change her looks.

At the time, actors and actresses were very hush hush about having a face lift. But not Phyllis. Many of the jokes in her comedy routine focused first around her looks and then her plastic surgeries. She was even known for going to parties with stitches in her face and a pair of glasses taped to her forehead so they wouldn’t put weight on her fragile new nose. [More]

Safe Haven Self Storage Installs LED Lights at Their Facility

by Kim Kilpatrick July 26, 2013 1:03 PM
Expenses. Revenue. Every business hopes to bring in more revenue than the expenses they incur. And, they are always on the look out for ways to cut costs. When looking for ways to save money, sometimes small things can bring significant savings. Small things such as changing the type of light bulbs you use in your business. [More]

Storage Post Purchases Another Facility

by Winnie Hsiu May 9, 2013 2:36 PM
A recent article in the Washington Post indicated several signs that the economy in the United States is still slowly recovering. Because home foreclosures have dropped, the housing market is moving and sales are up. Loans have been repaid. Personal finances have improved. People are more willing to eat out, shop, or go on a vacation. Businesses are expanding. And Storage Post self storage is part of the upward swing in the economy. [More]

Liedkie Moving and Storage Announces New Facility

by Winnie Hsiu January 11, 2013 5:15 PM
Liedkie Moving and Storage announced that it will be expanding and building a new storage facility in Guilderland, New York, which is in the central-northwest part of Albany County. Liedkie already has a facility in the nearby areas of Burnt Hills and Rotterdam. [More]

StorageMart Announces the Winner of "Draw My Favorite Teacher" Contest

by Tony Gonzalez December 5, 2012 6:12 PM
Throughout the years, there have been many very close elections. For example, in 1876, Rutherford B. Hayes won the electoral vote for president of the United States over Samuel J. Tilden by one vote. In 1796, John Adams won by a mere 3 electoral votes.

Similar to these close races, StorageMart recently held a contest that was extremely close. The winner led by the narrow margin of just 2 votes. Ms. Gutman of Public School 172 in Brooklyn, New York, was voted the grand prize winner of StorageMart’s contest “Draw My Favorite Teacher.” [More]

Fort Knox Self Storage Works with RECAP to Bring Thanksgiving Dinner to People

by John Stevens November 16, 2012 1:05 PM
In President Lyndon Johnson's State of the Union address in 1964, he declared an unconditional war on America's poverty. He challenged citizens to step up and do what they could to help out. A group of concerned people in Orange County, New York, decided to act on Johnson's plea and in 1965 they formed the Regional Economic Community Action Program (RECAP). Their mission was to mobilize and coordinate public and private resources to fill the needs of low-income people within the county. [More]
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