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Staten Island Nonprofit Provides Holiday Help For Those Still Struggling After Sandy

More than two years after Superstorm Sandy, there are still families struggling financially to give their children the kind of Christmas they want.

12/12/2014

Anthony Weiner, a candidate for New York City mayor, visits a senior center in Manhattan on August 13, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Anthony Weiner Planning Nonprofit Restaurant In Rockaways

A published report Thursday said former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is planning to open a restaurant in the Rockaways.

08/07/2014

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Nonprofit Holds First Pride Event For Transgender Community

The Community Healthcare network held its first LGBT Pride event for the transgender community Sunday in Astoria, Queens.

06/15/2014

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Conn. Woman Makes Dresses For Poor Girls Around The World

Dress a Girl is a nonprofit organization that relies on volunteers to help create dresses from pillowcases.

02/19/2012

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Nonprofit Group Applies To Grow Medical Marijuana In NJ

Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center wants to grow pot for patients on a preserved farm in Upper Freehold.

11/17/2011

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Steep Drop In CD Sales Hurts New York-Based Music Performance Fund

The steep decline in compact disc sales is hurting a New York-based nonprofit that funds free concerts in the U.S. and Canada.

05/04/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

NY State Senator’s Charity Ties Under Investigation

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has begun investigating two state-funded educational groups and their ties to a legislator.

03/17/2011

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Nonprofit Brings Chess Into The Classroom

When you think about the game of chess, you think about concentration, making good choices and having great sportsmanship, but a nonprofit is making players think about good grades, high attendance and lifelong friends.

01/09/2011