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As dire as the economic situation is for New Yorkers overall, the challenges confronting those with disabilities in this economic climate loom as truly staggering. Almost
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 10:48 AM)
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Anthony Boyd, 22, Armstrong Pelzer, 26, and Joseph Branca, 22, all attend college, have part-time jobs and live at Schafer Hall, a supportive housing facility for former
Last Updated (Monday, June 03, 2013 03:58 PM)
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As monthly benefits run out, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers turn to food pantries.
William Henry expends a lot of energy to try to stretch
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Gerald Harrison, an inmate at Ossining Correctional Facility, met with his family as he graduated from a parenting class at the prison.
A seven-year-old girl jumps up and
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Protesters rallied against cuts to city daycare programs in March. Although some of the cuts have since been restored, many advocates say the Bloomberg administration's proposed reductions
Last Updated (Wednesday, March 27, 2013 10:06 AM)
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An overwhelming percentage of caregivers are women -- one reason women will be hit particularly hard by proposed cuts in social service spending.
March may be women’s history
Last Updated (Monday, June 03, 2013 02:53 PM)
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Senors gathered at the Stein Senior Center in Manhattan following a reading last year. The center is one of more than a 100 centers that
Last Updated (Thursday, August 14, 2014 04:06 PM)
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Administration for Children's Services Commissioner John Mattingly has defended cuts to the agency in the face of questions from skeptical City Council members.
Administration for Children's
Last Updated (Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:59 PM)
About 300 times a year in the five boroughs, a senior with Alzheimer's Disease goes missing, says Jed Levine, executive vice president of the Alzheimer's Association in New York
Last Updated (Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:31 PM)
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Robert Doar, commissioner of the city Human Resources Administration, testifies Tuesday on proposed cuts in programs for people with HIV/AIDS.
Valida Henry sat over a bowl of
Last Updated (Wednesday, March 27, 2013 10:09 AM)