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Education Helps Young Adults Lift Themselves out of Poverty

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Danielle Duval, 23, lives in a shelter and depends on food stamps and supplemental security income to get by. But she said she is trying to put her life together through education. Her first goal: to pass the General Educational Development (GED) test. She’s getting help—at the Henry Street Settlement, a social service agency on […]


New Animal Hospital Opens on Lower East Side, Dog Owners React With Mixed Feelings

Lex Rizzo, a Lower East Side dog owner, sits with her dog, Leo, at Sara D. Roosevelt Park on Chrystie Street and Rivington Street, which is a popular area for dog owners to walk their dogs in the neighborhood.

Many Lower East Side dog owners seem to be happy about a new animal hospital’s recent opening in the neighborhood, but some of them expressed concerns about the price. The new facility, the Lower East Side Animal Hospital at 241 Eldridge St., filled a two-year vacuum of veterinary services in the neighborhood, as the old […]