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Williamsburg »

De Blasio fundraiser, Isaac Sofer, was charged Thursday with with swindling about $30K in food stamps.

Bushwick »

Two Williamsburg landlords, a jeweler and their three wives were arrested Tuesday, prosecutors said.

Civic Center »

Harry Fletcher once boasted, "I've been rocking this for years." 

Bed-Stuy »

The mayor called for policy changes in Albany and Washington, D.C. to address the hunger "crisis."

Civic Center »

A dozen people were charged with public assistance fraud Thursday. 

Bed-Stuy »

Author Leanne Brown wrote "Good and Cheap," which gives ideas for people living on food stamps.

Bed-Stuy »

A new plan from Gov. Cuomo to restore SNAP benefits would help the city, advocates said.

Bed-Stuy »

St. John's Bread and Life already serves about 40,000 people a month.

East Harlem »

A new report says up to 1.4 million New Yorkers lived in households without enough food in 2012.

Prospect Heights »

Over 300 people were served at a single food pantry in Prospect Heights in a two hour period.

Union Square »

Expanding the 'Health Bucks' program is expected to greatly increase low-income people's produce access.

Port Morris »

Critics had slammed Fresh Direct for taking public subsidies, but only delivering to the north Bronx.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Kenley Stanislas allegedly impersonated a social services agent to access their accounts.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

The Union Square Greenmarket is attracting a growing legion of food stamp shoppers.

Manhattan »

City Council members called on the administration to do more to combat poverty at a hearing Monday.