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Tompkinsville »

Community Garden Needs $3K to Grow Food for the Homeless

Bountiful Harvest, which grows food and donates it to a church, is trying to raise $3,000.

Kew Gardens »

Homeless Man Slashes Subway Rider in Face in Kew Gardens, Police Say

The man was attacked as he got off an E train on Sunday, police said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Tillary Street Women's Shelter Rife With Violence, Residents Say

Attacks and other incidents have sent police there at least nine times this year, records show.

Morris Heights »

Domestic Violence Victims Wait Up to a Decade for Emergency NYCHA Housing

Nearly 500 survivors are on the list for housing because they were abused, the agency said.

Jamaica »

MTA Says Plan to Clear Homeless From Subways is 'Outreach' Effort

The MTA said that it will assist in an outreach operation on the E line beginning Monday at 3 a.m.

Jamaica »

Homeless Seeking Shelter from Cold in Subways to Be Kicked Out, Police Say

The citywide operation will start with the E train Monday morning, police said.

Upper West Side »

Documentary on Homeless Transgender Teens Aims to Change 'Hearts and Minds'

"Becoming Visible" is about youth struggling in New York City.

East Village »

Soul Food Truck Serves Free Meals to Homeless in Tompkins Sq. Park

The Soul Food Truck, run by the Middle Collegiate Church, serves meals including chili and fried chicken.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Campus Director Hopes to 'Reintroduce' College to Community

The College of New Rochelle has been around for 30 years, but Veronie Williams said many don't know it.

Crown Heights »

Police Officer Hurts Back Vouchering Massive Haul of Homeless Man's Stuff

Officer Mariano Virella hurt his back during a 24-hour vouchering session.

Civic Center »

Court Blocks City from Requiring Proof of Need for Homeless in Shelters

The state's highest court found the city adopted new procedures without public input or proper notice.

Greenpoint »

Homeless Man Dies in Greenpoint Park Amid Cuts to Local Shelter Funding

A man froze to death in McGolrick Park last week as advocates learned funding had been cut for a shelter.

Greenwich Village »

Strand Books Spraying Water on Homeless Is 'Barbaric,' Customers Say

The Strand was criticized for treating the homeless like "pests," not people.

Greenwich Village »

Strand Books Used Sprinklers to Douse Homeless, Employees Say

The Strand Book Store recently removed signs warning outdoor sprinklers would go off at night.

Union Square »

Brooklyn Man in Coma After 'Racist' Union Square Attack, Sources Say

The assault on a 62-year-old Brooklyn resident is being investigated as a hate crime, sources said.

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