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AARP, Blumenthal Fight Proposed CL&P Rate Hike

A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut’s largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.

08/26/2014

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How To Find Last-Minute Hotel Deals

Find out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.

07/04/2014

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Pedestrian Safety Experts Tour Long Island, Offer Tips For Saving Lives

Due to a rise of fatalities and injuries, national experts on pedestrian street safety conducted a guided walking audit of Long Island’s deadliest thoroughfares Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Con Artist Says He Made $10,000 A Day In Telephone ‘Grandparent Scam’

The 31-year-old con man in federal custody is currently awaiting sentencing in California for his role in the grandparent scam.

04/17/2014

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee On Mission To Help America’s Aging, Caregivers

Joyner-Kersee and is working with The Black Women’s Agenda and AARP on their “Because We Care” initiative, which kicked off a 14-city tour Saturday in New York.

03/30/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Financial Concerns Could Drive Retiring Baby Boomers Out Of NYC

A recent AARP survey found that nearly two-thirds of baby boomers preparing for retirement will move out of the city because it is too expensive.

10/18/2013

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AARP Survey Shows Widespread Discrimination, Hardship Among NYC Seniors

When New Yorkers over 55 lose their jobs, it takes them about four months longer to find a new one than their younger counterparts, according to a new study by AARP.

10/07/2013

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AARP Calls Weiner’s Language At Mayoral Forum ‘Unfortunate’

The exchange between 69-year-old George McDonald and 48-year-old Anthony Weiner was all caught on camera during the forum at Hunter College.

08/07/2013

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Weiner Calls GOP Candidate ‘Grandpa’ At AARP Mayoral Forum

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner made waves Tuesday, when he called a Republican rival “grandpa” during a confrontation at a forum sponsored by the AARP.

08/06/2013

Crowd at mayoral forum, August 6, 2013. (credit: Twitter/AARP NY)

10 Candidates Take Part In Mayoral Forum

Personal attacks, name calling and even an arrest highlighted Tuesday’s mayoral forum at Hunter College.

08/06/2013

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AARP Challenging Verizon’s Plans To Do Away With Landlines In 2 Sandy-Battered Towns

Verizon spokesman Lee Gierczynski said Sandy damaged the old copper telephone wire network in the community beyond repair. He said the company does not intend to rebuild the lines or bring in a fiber-optic cable system.

07/31/2013

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Senior Citizens Hit Hard By High Electric Rates In New York City

The numbers are in – New Yorkers are dishing out double for what most of the country pays for electricity, and if Con Edison gets its way, the rates could jump even higher.

05/21/2013

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Stories From Main Street: Senior-Friendly Living In Rye, NY

You’ve got a friend in Rye if you’re getting along in years at SPRYE – Staying Put in Rye and Environs.

09/19/2011

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Holidays Discount Shopping Available For Seniors

Okay, so you’ve reached a certain stage or your life and there are benefits that come with it — like discounts on shopping. And you might be surprised how young you can be to qualify.

11/16/2010