Tag Archive | "New York"

Election Language Barrier for Russian Speakers in New York City

Governor Cuomo’s quiet veto means ballots and instructions in Tuesday’s election won’t be translated into Russian – again.

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Closed Broad St station

The View From Wall Street

Survival in downtown Manhattan’s power-starved streets can mean foraging for pizza and looking for friends with electric outlets to recharge cellphones.

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Newstand during Sandy

The View From Manhattan Newsstands

Manhattan’s newsstands belong to South Asians, and this week the Indians, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis who run them are struggling to stay afloat, financially, in Hurricane Sandy’s wake.

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Without Power, and Feeling Powerless

Rescuing one of Hurricane Sandy’s many four-wheeled victims on the Lower East Side.

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Anti Putin Protests in Russia

Russians in New York Vote in Opposition Elections

Russians headed to a Manhattan polling station to register to vote in what opposition movement leaders said would be a freer and fairer election than those held under Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Deli Worker’s Death Inspires Community Activism

Protesters have poured onto the streets of the South Bronx at least three times demanding justice for Cuevas’ death.

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Pastor Gerald Steele

A House of Prayer for All Nations

A Brazilian church in Astoria is fighting for survival amid changing neighborhood demographics, coming up with some innovative ways to grow and encompass the area’s diversity.

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