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Inwood »

Rock Climber Overcomes Disability in Bid to Compete in World Championship

Adam Payne has a neuromuscular condition that requires him to use leg braces or a wheelchair.

Central Harlem »

Disabled Say 125th Street Select Bus Service Will Make Travel Harder

Select Bus Service on the M60 LaGuardia Airport bus is slated to begin May 25.

East Harlem »

Former Goldwater Hospital Patients Arrive at $285M East Harlem Facility

The Health and Hospitals Corporation moved 228 patients from the Goldwater campus on Roosevelt Island.

Chelsea »

'Glee' Star Ali Stroker Talks Chelsea and Getting Around in a Wheelchair

Cafe Grumpy and Le Zie make Stroker's list of top spots to spend time in the trendy hood.

Upper East Side »

Disabled Residents Protest UES Opposition to Crosswalks for Blind

Supporters of crosswalk signals for the blind call them "a matter of basic dignity."

West Village »

Actor Vin Diesel Donates Meals to Westbeth Seniors After Hurricane Sandy

The action star grew up in the West Village artists' complex on Bethune Street.

Kensington »

For Disabled New Yorkers, Effects From Hurricane Sandy to Linger For Months

Advocates for the disabled say clients lost vital equipment and handicap-accessible homes.

Coney Island »

Some Elevator Service Resumes at Coney Island Complex, But Many Still Stuck

One Ocean Towers elevator was restored, but some elderly and disabled are still trapped in their homes.

East Village »

Good Samaritans Pitch in to Help Tenants Stranded in Darkened Buildings

Relatives, friends and even strangers are helping those without electricity or running water Downtown.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Michelin-Starred Dovetail Restaurant Inaccessible to Disabled, Critics Say

Dovetail is among Upper West Side restaurants and bars that aren't ADA accessible, a study found.

St. George & Port Richmond »

Disabled Man Dies After Fight With Roommate on Staten Island

The mentally challenged victim was fighting with his roommate at Volunteers America at 339 Harbor Rd.

Manhattan »

Judge Says Taxi System Violates Americans with Disabilities Act

A judge said the city must provide "meaningful" access to wheelchair accessible cabs for disabled riders.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Disabled Photographer Still Taking Shots in Chelsea

Blind and disabled photographer Flo Fox has a new show at the Carter Burden Center for the Aging.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Restaurant Wins 2010 Small Business Award for Employing People with Disabilities

Small business Indian Road Cafe in Inwood won a small business state award for employing people with disabilities.

East Village & Lower East Side »

'Ghost' Memorial Goes up for Disabled Lower East Side Activist Harry Wieder

A tribute to the Community Board 3 member who was killed by a cab in April appeared recently on Essex Street.

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