Post Tagged with: "New York City"

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The Auxiliary Police Force is a Different Way to Serve New Yorkers

Throughout Ronald Sussman’s life, joining law enforcement had always been an aspiration. Now, at the age of 66, Sussman is a member of the auxiliary police force, a volunteer organization that works with the NYPD. But, while Sussman gets to live out his dream of being in uniform, many New Yorkers have zero clue what the auxiliary force does and that it even exists.

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As Amazon moves in, New York’s homeless forced to move on

Long Island City’s skyline. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Nestled between rising luxury apartments and the country’s largest public housing development lies the future home of Amazon’s new headquarters. For the low-income and homeless residents in Long Island City, the incoming business serves as a reminder of rampant gentrification and social injustice. Felix Guzman, 37, is homeless and has spent time […]

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NYC holiday season weather swings up and down

Skaters enjoy the Rockefeller Center Ice Rink Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia  The Monday after the coldest Thanksgiving in New York City in 147 years, it was a balmy 51 degrees in the city and raining. Despite the city’s effort to get into the holiday spirit, the rainy weather is putting a damper on the start of the season. “It’s kind […]

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Protestors Strike Amazon Bookstores

NYC residents marched through the Amazon Bookstore on 34th Street Nov. 26 to protest Amazon’s decision to move one of its new headquarters to Long Island City in Queens.

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NYC People: Dina Leor, La Sirena Mexican Folk Art

Dina Leor spoke on the joys and hardships of running her Mexican folk art store, nestled in the heart of NYC’s East Village.

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Protesters march for Botham Shem Jean and against racism

Off duty police officer, Amber Guyger, 26,  shot  Jean on Sept. 6th. The killing has sparked protests nationwide.

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Annual Parade Gives Voice to New York Muslims

For the organizers of the Muslim Day Parade, the event forms one part of a larger strategy to enhance their community’s political engagement.

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A Look into Mayor DeBlasio’s Zero Waste Plan

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NYCHA tenants are fed up

NYCHA residents unite to fight for better housing conditions.

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Public Housing Tenants March for Better Conditions