Glenn Richter arrived at a West Side synagogue on Monday to collect surplus bagels — fresh nutritious bagels — to donate to the poor. However, under a new edict from the mayor’s food police he can no longer donate the food to city homeless shelters.
He wore a fake beard, phony tattoos, and had a makeup artist make his teeth look tobacco-stained and his face as worn as old leather.
The pastor from Calvary Temple in Wayne led WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams me down a dingy alley in Paterson to the homeless squat where he chose to live for a week in the dead of winter.
Tuesday’s decision in Manhattan’s State Supreme court is in response to a proposal that would have required people to show they’re truly homeless, with documents if possible.
Would you like to give back to New York City? You’ll have a chance next week.
The census being conducted Wednesday will not be as robust as last year’s count, which was a biannual survey required by the federal government.
Samantha Garvey has good reason to be the recipient of high fives and congratulations from the faculty and students in the hallways at Brentwood High School.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is stoutly defending a city policy that single adults seeking shelter have to prove they have no alternative.
The policy would require single adults looking for shelter to prove they have nowhere else to go.
Homelessness isn’t just an urban problem. The suburbs are not immune.
The number of people in New York City’s homeless shelters exceeded 40,000 last week for the first time.
A nosy mom who couldn’t accept her son changed his life forever.
It’s a challenge to live on the streets, even when the weather cooperates. But when Tropical Storm Irene moved over New York City, it was especially difficult for some of the city’s homeless.
How long would it take to get one dollar from a million people in New York City? A 29-year-old homeless man is trying to find out.
Controversy over a new homeless shelter has neighbors choosing sides in Chelsea. The fight isn’t about where the shelter is being built, but whether the people building it were honest about their plans.
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