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Kim Velsey

NY Observer

Kim Velsey appears in the following:

Hot, Crowded, and Costlier: Your Calls on the Subway

Friday, August 21, 2015

Subway ridership is at its highest numbers since the 1940s – 1.75 billion riders last year. But an increase in popularity does not mean an increase in quality.  

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Can Anything Resuscitate Brooklyn’s Ailing Hospitals?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Long Island College Hospital was closed this year, emergency funding has kept Interfaith from closing, and a 2011 state report has identified at least three other Brooklyn hospitals on the brink of financial collapse.

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Homeless Families in NYC

Thursday, May 09, 2013

In January, the city’s homeless population exceeded 50,000, the highest number since the Great Depression. Kim Velsey, New York Observer senior editor, talks about the growing number of homeless families that made up most of the city’s shelter population. She'll be joined by joined by Anne Pierre, a homeless mother Velsey wrote about in her article “The Return of Hooverville,” in the April 29 New York Observer

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