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Elderly Woman Attacked and Robbed in Coney Island

This past Sunday night, January 29th, around 8:30pm, an elderly woman was shoved and robbed of her belongings inside a lobby of a residential...

Elderly Man Attacked By Senior Center In Clinton Hill

Police are looking for one elderly man that attacked another on Monday outside a Senior Center at 966 Fulton Street. CBS2’s Valerie Castro spoke with...

Struggling To Pay Your Heating Bill? Help Is Available

As colder temperatures descend on our area, reliable heat is absolutely essential. Paying for heat is a serious concern for many working families, senior citizens,...

Deutsch Bill Would Protect Seniors From Telephone Scams

To protect the elderly from a surge in telephone scams, City Councilman Chaim Deutsch has introduced legislation requiring the Department of Consumer Affairs to...

‘Brooklyn Senior Idol’ Resolves Dispute Over Use Of ‘Idol’ Brand

The production company behind reality TV show "American Idol" has dropped the request that its name be kept out of a Brooklyn singing competition for...

75-Year-Old Woman Duct Taped And Robbed In Nostrand Houses Apartment

A 75-year-old woman was duct taped to her wheelchair and robbed earlier this month after two men forced their way into her Nostrand Houses apartment, New...

Seniors Can Enjoy Free Yoga And Tennis In Marine Park, Courtesy...

Beginning the week of April 27, the City Parks Foundation is inviting all New Yorkers, age 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness, presented...

State Lawmakers Pushing For Bills To Register Disabled Should Disaster Strike

A pair of New York State politicians are trying to make it easier for emergency personal to rescue disabled residents should another disaster like...

New Fire Safety Program For Seniors Affected By Sandy Aims To...

As seniors prepare for another winter, many in homes battered last year by Superstorm Sandy, fire safety becomes a huge concern. According to a...

Free Yoga and Tennis For Seniors In Marine Park, Courtesy Of...

Area seniors looking to stay in shape but don’t want to pay the high costs associated with gym memberships can rejoice! The City Parks Foundation...

Photo: Disgusting Street Waste Along Bay Parkway

It is no great revelation that outerborough neighborhoods are becoming increasingly filth-addled, but it doesn't mean we have to stand for it. Bensonhurst Bean...

The Day: 9/11 Anniversary and Laurie Cumbo Projected Winner in City...

A Sept. 11 memorial walk today will begin in Crown Heights and end at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in Clinton Hill. Also, early returns on yesterday's Democratic primary have revealed Laurie Cumbo as the likely new 35th District City Council Member.

Safety Net For Poor And Sick May Be Major Issue In...

The race to replace Michael Nelson as councilmember for the 48th District is about impossible to predict as the Powerball, but prognosticators have speculated...

Weinstein Wants Voters To Extend Retirement Age Of Judges

New York State Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein is hoping voters will approve a law that extends the required retirement ages of  judges past 70 years...

Neighbor In Need: Help Track Down Hit-And-Run Driver

We received the following message from Mary Chan regarding a hit and run case in Bensonhurst this past Friday: A 62 year old Chinese man...