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St. George »

State to Fund 3 Drug Prevention Services on Staten Island

The borough president announced funding for UAU, the YMCA and TYSA on Tuesday.

Melrose »

Diaz Budgets $1.5M for Affordable Housing Complex With Skate Park

La Central, located in Melrose, will bring almost 1,000 new apartments to the neighborhood.

Melrose »

Bronxites Petitioning to Move Homeless Shelter Out of Former YMCA

The site opened in January in response to this winter's frigid temperatures.

Mott Haven »

YMCA Launches Program for Disconnected Youth in The Bronx

The program, Y Roads, helps young adults who have dropped out of high school get back on track.

Mott Haven »

YMCA Expanding Program for Disconnected Youth to The Bronx

The organization launched its Y Roads program last May.

East Village »

Math Whiz Busted in $100M Gambling Ring Now Teaching Kids Chess

Noah Siegel, a former chess prodigy, has been volunteering at his local YMCA for the past year.

Greenwich Village »

Village Father Survives Brain Cancer With Help From His Young Son

Cancer left Anthony Ptak without control of half of his body. Now he can dance, swim and pick up his son.

Clifton »

Students and Parents Protest Proposed Cuts to Afterschool Programs

The proposed budget would cut $130 million from afterschool programs across the city.

Long Island City »

New Farmers Markets Looking to Fill Hunters Point's Hunger for Produce

GrowNYC plans to open a youth-run farmstand on 48th Ave., where Down to Earth is also planning a market.

Bed-Stuy »

Photographer Who Raised $103k for YMCA Kids Now Wants DKNY to Match

Brandon Stanton's goal was to raise $75,000, but now he wants DKNY to match his $103,000 donation.

Bed-Stuy »

Photographer Allegedly Ripped Off By DKNY Raising More Money for YMCA Kids

After DKNY promised to donate $25,000 to the Bed-Stuy YMCA, Brandon Stanton decided to raise even more.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Armory YMCA to Reopen Wednesday

The Armory YMCA has been closed since it became a Hurricane Sandy shelter on Oct. 28.

Park Slope »

Hurricane Sandy Evacuees Leave Park Slope Armory YMCA

The last of the evacuees housed in the Park Slope Armory YMCA left on Sunday.

Chelsea »

McBurney YMCA Opens Strength-Training Center

The new $300,000 weight room has top-of-the-line equipment.

Harlem »

Secret Santa at Harlem YMCA Brings Cheer and Gifts to 32 Families

The Angel Giving Tree program will also give gifts to 400 kids, thanks to the support of donors.