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Jamaica »

Job Prep Program Gives Jamaica Youth a Second Chance

The YMCA's YouthBuild program works with "disconnected" youth who are unemployed or are not in school.

Upper West Side »

Camera and Phone Stolen from YMCA Locker, Police Say

Patrons of the gym had a camera and phone stolen from a locker, police said. 

Upper West Side »

Thief Charges $5K to Credit Cards of UWS Man Who Brought Her Home From Bar

The victim awoke to find his credit cards gone after bringing the woman home from a Downtown bar. 

Park Slope »

iPhone Muggers Punch Man in Face on 4 Train, Police Say

Two robbers assaulted a man while stealing his iPhone 5, police said.

New York City »

How to Send Your Kids to Summer Camp Without Breaking the Bank

Summer camps can cost thousands of dollars, but there are plenty of budget-conscious options.

New York City »

Summer's Hottest Nature Camps for City Kids

DNAinfo.com New York rounded up the hottest camps for kids all just a stone’s throw from Manhattan.

Bed-Stuy »

DKNY Donating $25,000 to Bed-Stuy YMCA After Allegedly Stealing Photos

DKNY said they would donate $25,000 donation to the Bed-Stuy YMCA in lieu of payment.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Dwight School Students Interpret Tao Te Ching in New Play

"The Way" uses rap and dance to incorporate the literature of Tao Te Ching into a Western story.

Downtown »

Connie Fishman Leaves Hudson River Park Trust to Work for YMCA

Connie Fishman, president of the Hudson River Park Trust, spearheaded the park's development for over 11 years.

Manhattan »

Twitter Users React to West Village YMCA’s Santa Snub

Twitter users posted angry tweets following a report that the McBurney YMCA had fired Santa Claus.

Harlem »

Man Who Played Basketball with Assemblyman Gunned Down Outside YMCA

A man who played basketball with Assemblyman Keith Wright was shot to death outside a Harlem YMCA.

Manhattan »

FDNY Makes Push for Gay Applicants Amid Discrimination Claims

Despite claims they discriminate against black and Hispanic applicants, the FDNY has been recruiting at an LGBT job fair.

Midtown & Theater District »

Ex-Catholic School Teacher Pleads Guilty to Videotaping Women in Midtown YMCA Locker Room

David Canela, 33, admitted to putting a hidden camera in his bag to record women undressing at the YMCA.

Downtown »

Ground Zero Mosque Developer Blames Media for Uproar

The developer of the proposed Ground Zero mosque blames the media for rousing opposition to the project.