Posts Tagged ‘youth’

Vacant 13th St. Building to Become Bea Arthur Residence for L.G.B.T. Youth

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BEa Arhtur house The Cooper Square Committee and the Ali Forney Center were awarded $3 million by the city council and an additional $300,000 by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer last week to transform a vacant and three-story building on 13th Street into a shelter for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths. “Homeless LGBT youth, most of [&hellip
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The best comments from NYPress.com More Rent Reg Rent regulation is crucial in this city (“Rent Spike Denied,” April 26), and was instituted to prevent profiteering by landlords in a market short on available apartments. That it protects the majority whose median income is $37,000/year is important—but it would be better if more tenants, not [&hellip
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Road Runners Battle Obesity, Build Esteem

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With the sun hoisted high over Icahn stadium May 15, nearly 2,000 kids from the five boroughs descended onto Randall’s Island for The New York Road Runners Youth Jamboree day. “It’s all about the kids,” said Mary Wittenberg, the club’s president and CEO—and she wasn’t kidding. Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the city. [&hellip
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