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East Harlem »

Animal Shelter Flooded with Requests to Adopt the Train-Chasing Dog 'Tie'

Animal Care and Control is encouraging those interested in the dog to take home another needy animal.

Fort Greene »

Displaced Auburn Shelter Kids Bused to Class at Fort Greene's P.S. 67

Many kids who lived at The Auburn Family Residence have been moved to other shelters across the city.

New York City »

City Starts Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Pilot Program

The new shelter, which will take cats and rabbits among others, will not be allowing dogs right away.

Greenpoint »

Controversial Local Shelter Relocates Mid-Winter and Faces Uncertain Future

The hard-won 10-bed shelter left the Greenpoint Reformed Church.

New York City »

NYPD Taps Retired Cops to Help Brothers in Blue After Sandy

The NYPD asked those who can to help, and provided shelter information for those in need.

Fort Greene »

Last Hurricane Sandy Evacuees Leave Brooklyn Tech High School Shelter

Brooklyn Technical High School housed hundreds of elderly and ill evacuees.

New York City »

Teachers and Students Object to George Washington HS Homeless Shelter

George Washington High School is housing dozens of people who were homeless before the hurricane.

South Jamaica »

Raccoon Takes Shelter at Queens Library During Hurricane Sandy

A raccoon found its way into an atrium at the Baisley Park branch in South Jamaica during the storm.

Sunnyside (Staten Island) »

Staten Islanders Taking Refuge at Shelters Share Harrowing Tales of Escape

Residents who escaped Sandy with their lives took shelter in Staten Island.

New York City »

Where to Find the Shelter Closest to You

DNAinfo.com New York has a list of the closest shelters across the city.

Greenpoint »

Controversial Greenpoint Homeless Shelter Welcomes First Residents

The shelter's opening was fought by neighbors, but welcomed by clients.

Upper East Side »

Stabbing Suspect Was Resting on Wards Island When Arrested, Sources Say

Curtis Forteau, 29, was laying on a cot in a homeless shelter on Wards Island when cops captured him.

Manhattan »

City's Controversial Homeless Policy Shot Down, Marking Win for Quinn

A judge blocked the city from implementing a new homeless shelter policy pursued by Mayor Bloomberg.

Harlem »

Miracle on Edgecombe Avenue for Ailing Homeless Dad

Octavio Estevez and his family got a new home on Edgecombe Avenue, making him eligible for a transplant.

Downtown »

OWS Protesters Clear Out of Zuccotti Park Overnight

The number of protesters at Zuccotti Park dwindled overnight as protesters sought shelter on their first night without tents and sleeping gear.  

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