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It’s a common site: Elderly women and men pushing grocery carts filled with bottles and cans. Sometimes, they rifle through public bins and other times, it’s private trash. It’s not easy work, especially for a septuagenarian, and the reward is often worth less than the effort. Yet, these men and women continue to pick Coke…

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A package of bills aimed at the environmental betterment of New York were passed by the State Assembly and have advanced to the State Senate. The “Earth Day” package contains nine bills aimed at securing the health of New York’s environment, including protecting clean drinking water, protection from toxic chemicals, reducing invasive species, innovative recycling…

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Reader Linda S. says she’s been having some major problems with rats after a recycling center opened on New Utrecht Avenue between 78th Street and 79th Street. We’ve been trying to help Linda get in touch with Assemblyman Abbatte’s office and in the meantime asked her if she could send us over some photos to…