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Roosevelt High School Yearbook

Long Island Principal Accused Of Plagiarizing Yearbook Message To Seniors

The words in the yearbook at Roosevelt High School in Roosevelt, Long Island, appear to be lifted from another school. While school officials said it was a clerical error, others have alleged it was plagiarism.

06/18/2014

Seniors share their secrets to living a longer life (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: The Secret To Living Beyond 100

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.

05/16/2014

United Healthcare

AG Schneiderman Launches Probe After United Healthcare Drops Over 2,000 Doctors

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation against United Healthcare, after the insurance company kicked some 2,000 doctors off their plan.

12/31/2013

Generic Workplace (credit: CBS 2)

AARP Survey Shows Widespread Discrimination, Hardship Among NYC Seniors

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.

10/07/2013

The Tumblr post honoring Dylan Meehan and Brad Taylor, the first same-sex "cutest couple" at Carmel High School. (Credit: Chelsea Blaney/Tumblr)

Carmel High School Seniors Become Internet Celebrities As First Gay ‘Cutest Couple’

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.

06/03/2013

FILE - A person holds money. (credit: ClipArt)

Clarkstown Police Warn Of Apparent Larceny Scheme Targeting Seniors

The alleged scheme involves contractors doing unsolicited work on residents’ homes, the Clarkstown Police Department said.

05/31/2013

Con Edison Rates

Senior Citizens Hit Hard By High Electric Rates In New York City

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.

05/21/2013

LES High-Rises Without Power

Power Remains Out In Much Of LES High-Rise Complex, Residents Furious

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.

11/13/2012

A Romney supporter at an event in Virginia (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote

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.

09/28/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

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.

09/19/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President Of

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.

09/18/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

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.

08/14/2012

Seniors rap for the New York Giants (credit: CBS 2)

Seniors Honor Super Bowl-Bound Giants With Rap Video

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.

01/31/2012

President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation from the East Room of the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 25, 2011 (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Among Those Frustrated By Debt Ceiling Stalemate

The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.

07/26/2011

Grandmothers (credit: File/Photo by Ramona Dear/Getty Images)

Elderly New Jersey Couple Warns Seniors Of ‘The Grandparents Scam’

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.

03/23/2011

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