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Dreaming of Coney Island Jobs

Twenty-year-old Harry Puck grew up in the enchanting shadow of the iconic destination that is Coney Island, and has always wanted to be a part of it. On Sunday, Puck finally got his chance.  He was one of over a thousand applicants that responded to a job-screening event at Lincoln High School, in Ocean Parkway, […]

Autistic Children Feel Brunt Of Bus Strike

Buses, trains, cabs and cars, a 22-mile commute, and six hours in a school supply room. That was a recent Wednesday for Lisa Quinones-Fontanez, who has a 7-year-old with autism and a full-time job. The current school bus strike, now in its third week, has left thousands of the city’s autistic children, like Quinones-Fontanez’s son, […]