As a snowstorm of possible historic proportions heads for the Tri-State Area, one local non-profit is helping to make sure the elderly are prepared.
These are the new breed of seniors, living on their own well into their hundreds. And the secret to their longevity? Staying busy and having a positive outlook on life.
Police say Friday 74-year-old Gloria Mabry was struck at about 6:45 p.m. Friday. They say she was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
It’s alleged a Long Island man engaged in a vicious scheme to bilk the elderly out of hundreds of thousands of dollars for never completed home repairs.
Two men showed up at the Morris Park home of Vito and Elide D’Erasmo saying they were from the water company. Vito said he let the men in because a plumber had just the day before been unable to solve a drain problem at their home.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the suspect, Freddy Keitt, was taken into custody Tuesday night after he was seen acting suspiciously in Stuyvesant Town.
An elderly woman was brutally attacked in her Greenwich Village apartment building. The suspect was caught on tape waiting for the moment to strike.
The man lost control of his 1996 Buick and crashed into the glass window of the restaurant’s entrance on Sunrise Highway around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.
Police in Wall Township say they’ve arrested a mother-daughter duo and charged them in a series of purse snatchings.
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Police say that criminals targeting the elderly have struck twice over the last week.
NJ Transit said no one on the Bay Head-bound train was injured in the accident, though it wasn’t immediately known how many passengers were aboard.
Police say the suspect followed his 70-year-old victim into her apartment building in the Kensington section of Brooklyn.
The system combines sounds, voice, and tactile sensation and was unveiled Wednesday by Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.
It’s hard enough for the able-bodied and young to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Imagine being elderly.