Seniors face increased difficulty as Almanac predicts blistering winter

    Seniors face increased difficulty as Almanac predicts blistering winter

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    Seniors and service providers prepare for what the Almanac says will be another tough winter.

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    English language learners transition in school

    English language learners transition in school

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    The DOE and outside groups work to improve English-language skills.

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    Residents wary of new affordable housing plans in Midtown West

    Residents wary of new affordable housing plans in Midtown West

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    Councilman Corey Johnson, Commissioner Vicki Been, and Community Board 4 leaders discuss affordable housing at the Fashion Industries High School in Chelsea.

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    As construction increases, new safety initiatives are slow to materialize

    As construction increases, new safety initiatives are slow to materialize

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    As construction increases in Midtown West, the Department of Building’s safety initiatives are slow to materialize.

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    City Council considers law easing ID for transgender New Yorkers

    City Council considers law easing ID for transgender New Yorkers

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    A newly proposed bill to ease the process of changing the sex field on a birth certificate has been introduced in New York City, but some transgender individuals say serious challenges remain for the community.

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    Bar Association event highlights desire for better women's networking events

    Bar Association event highlights desire for better women’s networking events

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    A Women in the Court’s Task force event at the New York City Bar Association highlighted a need for better networking events for female in-house attorneys.

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    Characters suit up for Halloween

    Characters suit up for Halloween
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    Despite summer arrests, more would-be costumed characters flock to Times Square.

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    Church community center hosts first annual film festival

    Church community center hosts first annual film festival
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    The Migrant Center at St. Francis of Assisi held its first annual film festival.

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    New York’s working — at least for now

    New York's  working -- at least for now
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    ‘Tis the season to have a job, and maybe a raise, in much of Midtown West.

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    “LIVE from the NYPL” kicks off ninth season

    “LIVE from the NYPL” kicks off ninth season
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    “LIVE from the NYPL” kicks off its ninth season of conversations, debates and performances with today’s leading writers, artists, filmmakers, musicians and cultural icons.

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    Droidcon NYC highlights Android’s non-conformity and growth potential

    Droidcon NYC highlights Android's non-conformity and growth potential
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    App developers use Droidcon NYC as an opportunity to discuss why they prefer Android over iOS.

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    Mayor de Blasio’s small business initiative: Who has input?

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    Blind community struggles for increased fitness access

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