Homeless Shelter

Rockaway Beach
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Mack Rosenberg
January 19, 2020 - 6:35 pm
A battle is brewing over a proposal for a men’s homeless shelter in the Rockaways, with a judge temporarily halting construction on the shelter amid an outcry by the community.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 10, 2019 - 11:19 am
One man was killed and another was injured and taken into police custody after they got into a knife fight at a homeless shelter on the Upper West Side Sunday morning.
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Steve Burns
October 09, 2019 - 12:08 pm
While much of the city was saddened after four homeless men were murdered in Chinatown, homeless advocates say it's still a struggle to convince people to help end homelessness.
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Bill de Blasio
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August 01, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Residents of West 58th street, sometimes called Billionaires' Row, where Mayor Bill de Blasio is in the process of converting the now closed Park Savoy Hotel into a homeless shelter are taking their battle to the campaign trail.
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Park Savoy Hotel
Marla Diamond
April 30, 2019 - 9:01 am
Despite protests, a controversial homeless shelter will open in Manhattan's "Billionaire's Row."
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Upper West Side shelter
WCBS 880
January 30, 2019 - 9:04 am
Upper West Side residents have hired security guards in response to the city’s decision to turn a former hotel into a homeless shelter.
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Alexander Hotel
WCBS 880
January 29, 2019 - 11:16 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Controversy is brewing over an apartment building on the Upper West side that’s being turned into a homeless shelter. Tenants of the Alexander Hotel at 306 West 94th St. are fed up – one telling the New York Post that the building has become a living hell since the landlord...
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Anthony Torres
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September 18, 2018 - 7:07 am
A man shamed online after he was recorded shaving on a New Jersey Transit train last week said he was trying to clean up after spending days at a homeless shelter.
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58th Street Homeless Shelter Protest
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
May 06, 2018 - 3:38 pm
Residents living next to the old Savoy Hotel on West 58th Street rallied Sunday over concerns that the shelter could bring crime.
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