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Department For The Aging Faces Budget Cuts

Posted on 16. Apr, 2010 by .

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Goodbye and good luck. Over 6,000 seniors could be left with nowhere to turn if Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Preliminary Budget is approved. The Department for the Aging is facing steep budget cuts totaling $2,264 million, in order to help resuscitate the city’s fragile financial state. Approximately 45-100 of New York City’s 301 senior centers could […]

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Youth Messenger

Posted on 17. Dec, 2009 by .

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Steve Kulish is only 18, but he has big dreams on spreading God’s message to the masses. Kulish, from Howard Beach, is the son of a pastor. He created an organization called Spiritual Blood to serve as a community for the children of pastors and missionaries to come together to grow as individuals and in […]

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Treat Your Feet

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

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At Nail Plus II in Maspeth, Queens customers are treated to the spa experience for just $15. Here a customer enjoys a pedicure administered by Nelly, a nail technician. A pedicure usually takes 15-20 minutes and is topped off with a free five minute soothing massage. Nail Plus Pedicure from uche abanobi on Vimeo.

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Welcome to Frank M. Charles Memorial Park

Posted on 02. Dec, 2009 by .

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Busted fences, cracked pathways, blown out lights- this is the scene at Frank M. Charles Memorial Park, a national park located by Jamaica Bay in Howard Beach. Charles Park, which also includes the adjacent West Hamilton Beach Park, is a national preserve. It lies within the Gateway National Recreational Area and is owned by the […]

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On Eagle's Wings

Posted on 30. Nov, 2009 by .

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Adam McKinley is a young missionary from Eagle’s Wings Missionary, located in western upstate New York. Him and his team traveled to The People’s Church Assembly of God in South Ozone Park, Queens on November 20, 2009. He came to help spread the music of God to the congregation, as well as to give personal […]

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Juan Sequence Video

Posted on 19. Nov, 2009 by .

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Untitled from uche abanobi on Vimeo.

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Robert E. Dwyer: Solider of Christ

Posted on 16. Nov, 2009 by .

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Waldbaum’s shoppers on Cross Bay Boulevard stared at Robert E. Dwyer as they pulled out of their respective parking spaces. With groceries in tow, many shot Dwyer a puzzled look and outright stared, while others smiled and waved. Frank Cina could not help but gawk at Dwyer. “He’s crazy,” the 82-year-old said with a laugh. […]

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Going once. Going twice. Sold!

Posted on 13. Nov, 2009 by .

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The recently vacated Bernard Fineson Developmental Center was sold to the Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development Corporation this past June in an effort to generate more affordable housing for seniors. The new building scheduled to open in 2012, is described as low and moderate-income senior housing. In the current economic recession, many seniors, who […]

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Bloomberg Wins Despite Opposition from Voters

Posted on 13. Nov, 2009 by .

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If senior citizen Lawrence Vutindari were grading Mayor Michael Bloomberg he would get an F. He believes the mayor and his political cronies have not done enough to assist the middle class. “They’re pockets are full. They’re bellies are full. They couldn’t care less about you and I,” he said. According to the U.S. Census […]

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