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Poverty continues to persist in New York more than 100 years after this picture of a family struggling to make ends meet was taken on
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After decades in public housing, Monique Hill was evicted from her apartment at the New York City Housing Authority's Lincoln Houses.
With more than a quarter of
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Though there was great fanfare at its introduction in 2004, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's audacious plan to cut homelessness by two thirds within five years and end chronic homelessness
Photos by Adelia Honeywood Harrison
The Housing Authority wants residents of the Ravenswood Houses not to feed the project's hundreds of roaming cats, but many tenants do anyway.
At the Ravenswood public
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The sad story of Oreo the dog made headlines last year. Now her unfortunate death may spur a change in state law that could, supporters believe, ultimately
The Clothesline Project seek to draw attention to the problem of violence against women.
Emergency response to domestic violence survivors and their children has, over the past two decades, come a
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Three people were killed and four were injured in a firethat started in the basement of an illegally subdivided house in Queens early on the morning
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Men wait for a hot meal at the Bowery Mission
This is one in a series, to run between now and Election Day, examining Mayor Michael Bloomberg's record in
This is the first in a series, to run between now and Election Day, examining Mayor Michael Bloomberg's record in key areas.
Judy Stein has lived in
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Politics are personal in Brooklyn's 34th City Council District. Candidate Maritza Davila, a local community organizer, is running with the help of the Brooklyn Democratic leader, Assemblymember