Friday, 18 April 2014

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Ghost Houses, Home to No One

Ghost Houses, Home to No One

In Mexico, a luxurious house sits empty while its owner toils in the Bronx. ...

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Treasures Lost to Immigration: Young People, Old Skills

Treasures Lost to Immigration: Young People, Old Skills

San Antonio Texcala, Mexico, has become a ghost town after the collapse of its onyx industry. ...

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Puebla to the Bronx: Three Decades of Exodus

Puebla to the Bronx: Three Decades of Exodus

Migration from Zapotitlán Salinas has transformed the Mexican region, leaving elderly people and children wandering empty streets. ...

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Special Project: Graying in Color

Special Project: Graying in Color

Getting old in New York City, it turns out, can actually be pretty fun. Voices of NY's four-part multimedia project reports on how some of the city’s senior centers are finding new ways to create welc ...

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Graying in Color: Seniors Helping Seniors

Graying in Color: Seniors Helping Seniors

In New York City, there’s no rest for the retired. As senior centers struggle to serve a growing and increasingly diverse elderly population, they often find themselves turning to the seniors themselv ...

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Graying in Color: Aging in Place

Graying in Color: Aging in Place

What happens when a whole block or housing development gets older together? "Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities," known as NORCs, sometimes compel the city to bring the services to the seniors ...

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Graying in Color: A Haven For LGBT Seniors

Graying in Color: A Haven For LGBT Seniors

A center for LGBT seniors and another for visually impaired seniors are among a handful of new, "innovative" centers that tailor their environment to seniors' particular needs and interests. Other cen ...

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On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

Two Bangladeshis will run next year for a city council seat in the Bronx, but some worry that the Bangladeshis – a new but growing immigrant community – are reaching for too much too early. They quest ...

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Graying in Color: Aging Actively Among Your Own

Graying in Color: Aging Actively Among Your Own

To serve New York City’s growing – and increasingly diverse – elderly population, senior center organizers are abandoning the “one size fits all” approach to senior care, and instead gearing programs ...

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Voices in Focus: Primary Election Guides

Voices in Focus: Primary Election Guides

In case you haven't decided who you'll vote for in this Thursday's primary elections, there are plenty of voter guides and candidate profiles in the city's community press to help you make up your min ...

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Voices in Focus: The High Cost of School Security

Voices in Focus: The High Cost of School Security

We have three thought-provoking pieces from the ethnic and community press today, as we go into the weekend: a look into school security in the Bronx; an analysis of U.S. circumcision rates; and a por ...

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