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.
Two high school seniors from Putnam County have become Internet celebrities after a friend honored them not only as the first same sex couple not only to win the “cutest couple” award for their class, but to be allowed to run for the distinction at all.
The alleged scheme involves contractors doing unsolicited work on residents’ homes, the Clarkstown Police Department said.
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.
While most of Manhattan had its power restored about four days after Superstorm Sandy, persistent power problems in some places continued to make life miserable more than two weeks later.
Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.
Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
The idea that 47 percent of Americans don’t have “personal responsibility” or “care for their lives” is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney’s standards.
Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Residents at Cedar Crest Retirement Community are giving the New York Giants a senior Super Bowl shout-out. The rapping retirees, ages 74 to 91, have spent decades supporting Big Blue.
The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.
After 60,000 complaints nationwide – 1,600 victims in New Jersey – state and federal officials are rolling out a national campaign to talk about a booming scam targeting seniors.
The event at the Connecticut Convention Center is billed as one of the largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in Connecticut.
It’s the season of giving, but con artists are making the most of the generosity of seniors by scamming them out of thousands of dollars.
Police say a robbery suspect has been preying on the elderly – and until now, he’s gotten away with it. Now, investigators hope a key piece of evidence will catch the criminal targeting seniors.