For Seniors, Aging In Place Can Mean Peace Of MindWhen their health slowed them, senior citizens Carolyn and Lorenza King feared they would be forced out of their Shirley home, which they bought with pride three decades ago.
New York State PTA Offers 'Reading Checkup' Program To Parents With Young Children Who May Have Fallen BehindBetween remote learning and many libraries being closed until recently, concerns about a summer slide in children's reading skills are high.
Lyft Offering Free, Discounted Rides To Job InterviewsThe company says it wants to help address transportation problems that affect employment in low-income communities.
Army Vet To Buy LI House Named Nation's Most Innovative Affordable HomeThe house makes more energy than it produces through solar panels on the roof, extremely tight insulation and smart technologies.
Many Lower Hudson Valley Residents Can't Make Ends Meet, Study SaysA study released Sunday by United Way shows that many people in the Lower Hudson Valley are dealing with financial struggles.
Stories From Main Street: Effort Underway To Expand Critical Lifeline In Hudson ValleyThere's an effort in the Hudson Valley to spread the word about a critical lifeline that few people know exists.
Experts Weigh In With Techniques To Heat Your Home And Reduce Energy BillsThe frigid temperatures are sticking around for a while, but there are Still things you can do to make your house warmer and lower your energy bills.
De Blasio: State Grant Will Bring Social Services To 40 City SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a $52 million grant to bring social service providers to 40 community schools in high-need neighborhoods.
Grant To United Way To Help With Long-Term Sandy Recovery EffortThe donations collected after Sandy struck on Oct. 29 will go to communities in seven states: Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia.
Nation Reaches Out To Help Newtown Come Back From MassacreIn the week since the horrific school massacre, a generous outpouring of offers to help have been pouring into Newtown from all over the country.
United Way Of Western Connecticut Working With Newtown Leaders To Help Begin HealingThe United Way is now working with a committee of residents and local leaders to decide how to spend money that was donated in the wake of the shooting.
Sandy-Decimated Parts Of Brooklyn Showing Signs Of ResurgenceIn Coney Island, some free meals for victims of Superstorm Sandy went untouched. Maybe the area is finally starting to get back to normal. Of the 1,000 hot meals prepared for lunch at Our Lady of Solace Church on Friday, about 600 were served.
Storm Preparedness Drill Continues In ConnecticutThe idea is to boost communication and response. The devastating Halloween weekend freak snowstorm wiped out power to most residents, some for more than a week.
Jets Legend Joe Namath: 'No Doubt,' Sanchez Better Than TebowThe Jets legend made it clear Tuesday night that he favors Mark Sanchez to be the starting quarterback for his old team over Tim Tebow.
United Way Increasing Focus On Combating Hunger In NYCThe non-profit has launched a 90-day social media campaign, called "What's on the Table?" to increase the awareness of New Yorkers to issue of hunger in New York City and how people can donate, advocate and volunteer.