Elaine Rivera joined the WNYC staff as the politics/economic development reporter in August. Prior to her arrival, Elaine had worked as a staff reporter at the Washington Post. From 1995 to 2001, she was a ...
Budget Axe Hangs Over Senior Center
Friday, May 31, 2002
New York, NY —New York City's Department of Aging hasn't escaped the budget axe. Plans to close seven senior centers are angering the elderly and their advocates. They say these facilities are a lifeline for the communities' older citizens. But city officials say with the looming deficit there are no sacred cows as they try to reduce services. Elaine Rivera reports.