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Food pantry at St. Augustine's Church in the Bronx (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Census Figures Show 1 In 5 NYC Residents Living In Poverty

Information from the 2010 American Community Survey showed the poverty rate had increased from 18.7 percent in 2009 to 20.1 percent in 2010.

09/22/2011

A street is seen in Mount Vernon, NY (file)

Habitat For Humanity Of Westchester Aims To Clean Up Mount Vernon

In a city that is often only noted for crime and poverty, it’s hard to see the beauty of Mount Vernon, with the trash and abandoned lots around the city.

07/29/2011

Eye On New York (credit: CBS 2)

Eye On New York: Black Eyed Peas And Robin Hood Foundation

This Thursday, the Black Eyed Peas will headline a star-studded benefit concert to help raise money for the Robin Hood Foundation. Tyler on the event.

06/05/2011

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