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Target: Grandmas

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Posts

It’s been a tough day for senior citizens in the Big Apple. NY1 is reporting that an 83-year-old woman was struck by a forklift at about 9:30am this morning in Lower Manhattan. A forklift? Like we pedestrians don’t have enough to worry about with crazy cabbies and cyclists on the loose? Evidently, the forklift was [&hellip
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Poverty Down, But Not In NY

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Posts

Poverty may have declined slightly this year across the nation for the first time this decade, but in New York, the problem is only getting worse. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s report on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States released earlier today, the nation’s poverty rate last year declined by [&hellip
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DiNapoli Comes To Strapped Straphangers’ Rescue

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

It looks like state politicians are starting to get a little antsy about the fallout from the 6.5 percent transit fare hike that the MTA is pushing for to bridge an expected $1.3 billion budget deficit. In a report issued Monday (available here), state comptroller Tom DiNapoli urged the MTA to “put commuters first” and [&hellip
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