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Cymbrowitz Calls On MTA To Expand Access For Disabled At Local...

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is calling on the MTA to make more subway stations in his district accessible to seniors and the disabled. Noting that of...

Charity Yoga Classes In Sheepshead Bay Benefit Nepal’s Earthquake Victims

A local yoga instructor is donating every penny of revenue earned from his summer classes to help victims of the earthquake that ravaged Nepal this year. Since...

Local Pols Stand Up For Seniors And Disabled Tenants Erroneously Disqualified...

Legislation sponsored by Southern Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz and State Senator Diane Savino could spare more than 5,000 seniors and disabled residents from being disqualified...

Local Pols Stand Up For Seniors And Disabled Tenants Erroneously Disqualified...

Legislation sponsored by Southern Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz and State Senator Diane Savino could spare more than 5,000 seniors and disabled residents from being disqualified...

Akselrod Campaign Ad Takes Credit For Beach Accessibility Initiative Funded By...

A Russian-language radio ad promoting the Republican campaign of Ben Akselrod claims credit for a project currently funded by his opponent, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz,...

Brighton Beach, Coney Island About To Get More Handicap Accessible

Gone are the days that the wheelchair-bound are limited to enjoying the beach from the brink of the boardwalk, rather than on the sand itself....

Needs, Wants, Wishes And Dreams: Workshop For Parents Of Kids With...

The Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst passed along news of this event, which will keep parents informed of programs and services for...

State Lawmakers Pushing For Bills To Register Disabled Should Disaster Strike

A pair of New York State politicians are trying to make it easier for emergency personal to rescue disabled residents should another disaster like...

Judge Rules That The City Has No Adequate Plan For Evacuating...

A federal judge has come down hard on the outgoing Bloomberg administration, ruling that the city has inadequate plans for helping the disabled evacuate...

Gentile And Recchia Award $1.9 Million Grant To GEC

Councilmen Vincent Gentile and Domenic Recchia awarded a $1.9 million grant to the Guild for Exceptional Children (GEC), a Brooklyn-based non-profit focused on helping...

Kagan Calling For Restoration Of The X29 Bus Service

City Council candidate Ari Kagan wants to bring back the x29 bus service. The line, which ran from Stillwell Avenue and Surf Avenue to...

City Council To Investigate Social Day Care Centers Suspected Of Abusing...

The New York City Council is pulling out all the stops to halt the spread of social day care centers that rip off Medicaid....

City Council To Investigate Social Day Care Centers Suspected Of Abusing...

The New York City Council is pulling out all the stops to halt the spread of social day care centers that rip off Medicaid....

Somebody Fix The Elevator Already!

New York 1 has been following a story about a group of elderly residents that have been left stranded in their Brighton Beach building courtesy of...

Senator Golden Seeks To Avoid Fecal Cliff, Pushes Poop Protocol

As we all know, New York City is a huge sprawling megalopolis populated by millions of people with a seemingly infinite amount of streets....