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First Responders Who Saved Children From Burning Brooklyn Building Honored at City Hall

First responders who performed a dramatic rescue earlier this week, saving three children from a burning building in Brooklyn, were honored Thursday at City Hall.Mayor Bill de Blasio recognized all FDNY and EMS crews involved in the rescue during a c ... [Published NY1 - 53 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Police Seek Three Men Allegedly Behind Assault, Robbery at Brooklyn Store

Police are looking to identify three men who they believe are responsible for assaulting a worker at a Brooklyn store, then robbing it.The incident happened at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on 60th Street.Surveillance video shows the men, who police say ... [Published NY1 - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Robbery, Assault, Police
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Man Arrested for Allegedly Robbing 90-Year-Old in Woodside

A Queens man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a 90-year-old outside a Stop and Shop in Woodside.Last week, police released the above sketch of a suspect and a surveillance camera photo.Wade Hairston, 28, is now being charged with robbery, unlawful ... [Published NY1 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Police Seek Man Allegedly Part of Group That Attacked Woman in Bronx

Police are asking for help identifying a man who they say was part of a group that attacked a woman in the Bronx.It happened in Morris Heights at around 3 a.m. Saturday morning.Police say the above photo of the suspect was captured inside a deli shortly ... [Published NY1 - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Attack, Police, Lebanon
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Federation Offers Scholarships to Students Struggling to Afford to Finish College

There are many financial aid options for students who are starting college, but fewer for those who are trying to finish. NY1's Lindsey Christ reports on one organization trying to correct that imbalance.The odds are against Carlos Montañez graduating ... [Published NY1 - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Bx24 Bus Service to Expand to Growing Commercial Area in Bronx

An easier connection to a growing commercial area in the Bronx awaits some bus riders in the borough, as the Bx24 will expand to an area near new developments. NY1's Jose Martinez filed the following report.There are plenty of city buses to catch in Westchester ... [Published NY1 - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

NY1 Online: Queens Councilman Discusses Efforts to Combat Illegal Chokeholds

NY1 VIDEO: City Councilman Rory Lancman of Queens joined Inside City Hall to discuss his efforts to combat illegal chokeholds following the death of Eric Garner. ... [Published NY1 - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Illegal
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

NY1 For You: Wrecked Cars, Trucks Removed from Junkyard Near Queens Woman's Home

Life living next to an illegal garage has become a little more bearable for one Queens homeowner after she turned to "NY1 For You" for help. NY1's Susan Jhun filed the following report.A junkyard full of wrecked cars and tractor trailers used to be Beverley ... [Published NY1 - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Crews Work to Meet Mayor's Affordable Housing Goal

One set of numbers sums up what may be Mayor Bill de Blasio's top goal for his time in office: 200,000 units of affordable housing, preserved or constructed, over the next 10 years. How far along is he? NY1's Josh Robin filed the following report.Nail ... [Published NY1 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

NY1 Online: Panel Discusses Ruling That Could Lead to McDonald's Workers Being Unionized

NY1 VIDEO: Bryce Covert, the economic policy editor at ThinkProgress and a contributor at The Nation; Jack Temple, an analyst at the National Employment Law Project and a contributor at The Nation; and Kirsten Foy, the northeast regional director of the ... [Published NY1 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

NY1 Online: Bratton Responds to NYPD Criticism in Wake of SI Man's Death

NY1 VIDEO: On Inside City Hall, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton responded to criticism of NYPD tactics in the wake of a Staten Island man's death while in police custody and discussed a roundtable he attended with Mayor de Blasio and community leaders ... [Published NY1 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Union Workers at Met Prepare for Lockout

Union workers at the Metropolitan Opera are preparing for a lockout as contract talks approach a midnight deadline.The lockout would affect 15 unions and more than 3,000 workers.Most of the affected workers fall into three groups: chorus and singers, ... [Published NY1 - 5 hours ago]

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"They begin in their freshman year, their sophomore year," said Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies. "Often, they're given scholarships. Sometimes, their parents have saved up money for them to go to college. And what happens is, they get to their junior year or their senior and they don't have enough money to complete their studies. And sometimes, they, they drop out. Sometimes it takes them longer. Often, they give up hope when it takes longer."
"In order to really achieve the goal of providing great service to the people in this community, public transportation and infrastructure is very important for this model to work" said Joe Kelleher, president of Simone Metro Properties
"They realized that it's not on my property, so they dismiss it, and the city did nothing about it" she said
"We know people all over the city are faced with the challenges of a cost of living that is so high in general," de Blasio said Wednesday. "Well, the biggest piece of that, of course is housing."

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