Posts Tagged ‘Department for the Aging’

Local Seniors Going Green

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Grow Green 2 Upper West Side senior residents are getting fresh, local produce delivered at low costs Last week, local seniors and representatives from West Side senior centers, programs, Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities, the Department for the Aging, the NY Academy of Medicine and GrowNYC’s Greenmarkets staff came together on the Upper West Side to learn about the [&hellip
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Out on the Streets

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Some advocates and politicians say the City has turned its back on its homeless population, which had close to 40,000 people in the shelter system in Dec. 2011. PHOTO BY Patr icia voulgaris by Megan Bungeroth with additional reporting by Marissa Maier Homeless New Yorkers face new challenges in light of cutbacks It’s no shock that a still-struggling economy, an ever-more-expensive city and a continually burgeoning population have combined to produce record-high rates of homelessness in New York. What may shock some, however, is how difficult it is for the city to help its homeless [&hellip
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