homeless

hadas-kuznits
January 12, 2020 - 5:00 am
A local barber is helping the homeless, one haircut at a time, and a popular Philadelphia wedding photo spot is where he set up shop. "Monday through Saturday, I get out here around 11 and I'm here until the last person gets their hair cut," said Brennon Jones, on the median at Broad and Walnut...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Rev. Al Sharpton and other community leaders to announce a new plan to combat homelessness in the city.
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Homeless subway
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Steve Burns
December 13, 2019 - 2:00 pm
City leaders have reached a deal that would provide more housing for the homeless every year.
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NY/NJ mayors
Marla Diamond
December 10, 2019 - 7:26 am
New York City agreed Monday to temporarily stop sending homeless families to Newark following complaints of deplorable living conditions.
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Homeless
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Rich Lamb
December 06, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Elizabeth is joining Newark in suing New York City over its controversial homeless relocation plan, the Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) program, which ships homeless people to New Jersey cities.
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New York Mayor Bill De Blaso, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka
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Rich Lamb
December 04, 2019 - 7:31 am
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced that he will meet with Mayor de Blasio over the controversial program that relocates homeless families in 62 New Jersey localities. The city of Newark is suing after nearly 1,200 families have gone to Newark alone. RELATED: Newark Sues...
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Homeless in subway
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 03, 2019 - 5:10 pm
The city of Newark is suing New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio over a program that relocates homeless individuals and families in New Jersey.
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Homeless Subways
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Rich Lamb
October 18, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Dozens of protesters descended on City Hall Friday morning, shaming Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council for approving an $8 billion plan to close Rikers Island and replace it with four smaller, borough-based jails.
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Homeless subway
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Joe Avellar
October 04, 2019 - 6:44 pm
The MTA on Friday announced a new plan to reduce the number of homeless people living in the city’s subway system.
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Homeless subway
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July 12, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ordering the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to address the homeless problem on the city's subway system as part of the transity authority's reorganization plan.
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