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Coronavirus News

April 17, 2022

New York, NY—Animal rights activists rallied and chanted outside the apartment building of a board member of the Humane Society of New York (HSNY) to call on her to reopen the shelter so that members of the public can adopt animals. It was back in November 2021 when an animal rights activist, ...

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New York, NY— Restaurant workers saw with their own eyes today the U.S. Deputy Labor Secretary Julie Su and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney taking food orders and serving them to customers at a West Side restaurant as a way to experience their difficult work during a three-restaurant tour. The ...

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New York, NY—Yesterday at Union Square, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-12) announced significant funding—$6.3 million—for 10 community groups in her district. Two executive directors told us their plans on how they plan to invest the money in their operations. Queens Together, which ...

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New York, NY—Earlier today at Union Square, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney announced up to $6.3 million in grants to a variety of non-profits and community groups in her district who provide a broad swath of services and resources for New Yorkers. A total of ten organizations are slated to ...

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New York, NY—The Executive Director of the Xavier Mission likes to describe her organization as small but mighty. It has helped hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers in need since its founding, especially in moments of crisis such as Hurricane Sandy and the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded in 1983 by ...

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New York, NY—Governor Hochul announced today that starting on Monday, December 27, COVID-19 PCR testing will be conducted at two subway stops—Times Square-42nd Street and Grand Central Terminal—and will expand to five across New York City beginning next week, part of an effort to combat a winter ...

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New York, NY—Restaurant workers, many of them women, are leaving their jobs in the restaurant industry in droves in New York City because of the subminimum wage and the only way to stem those losses is for Governor Kathy Hochul to sign an executive order to raise their wages, according to ...

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New York, NY—The New York City Department for the Aging has launched a multimedia campaign and public service announcement (PSA) to get as many older New Yorkers as possible vaccinated. While COVID-19 vaccines have been available for 10 months, 20 percent of older New Yorkers remain ...

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New York, NY—For the second time this year, the human services organization, the Stanley M. Isaacs Center, is hosting a community vaccination event with two prestigious hospitals tomorrow from 10 AM to 4 PM at 415 E 93rd Street off of 1st Avenue. In the Spring, more than 400 community members ...

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New York, NY—The election of President Joe Biden gave riders and transit advocates more optimism for a more sizable commitment of federal dollars towards mass transit service and projects. Indeed, the Riders Alliance kicked off Transform Transit today to call on Congress to end the decades-long ...

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