The sound of bells and panicked voices hung in the air at a holiday event last week. They were bike bells, not holiday bells, and the panic… Read more “Volunteers Build 1,000 Bikes in a Day”
Theo Todd, 22, lined up a shot at a New York Gay Pool League match Tuesday. “It’s just me and the ball,” said Todd. “It’s like my… Read more “On World AIDS Day, Gay Pool League Cues Fundraising, Focus for a Brooklynite”
Arm wrestlers groaned, shouted and strained like locomotives at an amateur competition for best in New York State.
They planned to raise their families in the neighborhood. Wait lists for pre-K and limited middle school options have them rethinking the long term.
Feelings of social isolation and cultural disharmony are common.
The first-of-its-kind business aims to provide stable work for its owners.
Community input was sought for the $1.8 million renovation.
“This is a shelter,” Richard Williams said, dodging a gooey, red substance spilled across the floor. “This is a shelter,” he said again, louder this time, pointing… Read more “Fathers Find Friendship and Family in Shelter Support Group”
Alexis Garcia, 17, is a high school student at the Civic Leadership Academy, in Corona, Queens. Once every few days, his teachers give him assignments that require… Read more “Helping Queens Students Access Computers and the Internet”
Advocates want to ban smoking in multi-family homes.