Sarah Hayley Barrett

Sarah Hayley Barrett appears in the following:

Keeping New York Affordable for Seniors

Friday, March 24, 2017

New Yorkers struggle to make the rent, but it can be even tougher for seniors. The wait list for affordable housing is long, but there is an existing program that could help.

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Vandalism at a Jewish Cemetery? NYPD and Political Leaders Disagree

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Police and the manager of an historic Brooklyn cemetery say 42 headstones fell on their own. But Jewish leaders aren't buying it.


City Turns Its Eye to 'Forgotten Borough' Staten Island

Monday, February 27, 2017

As the de Blasio administration mulls new rezoning regulations for the North Shore of Staten Island, neighborhood rents — and anxieties — are on the rise.

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Anxiety Over New Towers Planned in the Lower East Side

Monday, February 20, 2017

Locals are protesting over three new residential towers slated to go up in Two Bridges area between the Williamsburg and Manhattan Bridges.

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The Case for Basement Apartments

Thursday, February 16, 2017

New York City is experiencing a housing affordability crisis, and one organization says basement apartments could help alleviate the problem.


The Fight to Preserve History at the United Palace

Thursday, February 09, 2017

The Loews 175th Street Theater got approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission to become a landmark after 45 years of waiting. But that designation might fail.

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LGBT New Yorkers: 'No Ban, No Wall. New York is for All.'

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Thousands of protestors rallied in front of the historic Stonewall Inn to call for solidarity with the immigrant community.


City Hall Mulls Safety Proposals As Construction Deaths Rise

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

City Hall considers 21 proposals to make construction sites safer.


Deal or No Deal: Trying to Grow a Business in the South Bronx

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

In the south Bronx, local business owners feel they have to choose between doing business with people criticized for gentrifying the neighborhood and the demands of the community.

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Are Tax Liens Too Punitive?

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The City Council is considering updates to the tax lien legislation, and officials are questioning whether the law is overly burdensome to low-income communities of color.


The Long-Awaited Waterfront

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Residents in Mott Haven have been trying for years to get the industrial, South Bronx waterfront cleaned up. Now, it's starting to happen, but perhaps not as they expected.

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Taking Back the South Bronx

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Residents in Mott Haven rally to reclaim a vacant building owned by the city in the South Bronx.

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Protests Around New York City Following Trump's Election

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Crowds swelled from the hundreds into the thousands in midtown Manhattan to protest Donald Trump's surprise election.

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After Years of Opposition, Columbia University Comes to Manhattanville

Monday, October 24, 2016

The university used eminent domain to get access to the nearly 17-acre site.

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14 Given Summonses as Hundreds March Against Police Shootings

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Brother of youth who committed suicide at Rikers among those given citations. 


Workers Win Court Cases, But Can’t Recover Stolen Wages

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A new report finds that New York workers are owed more than $125 million in unpaid wages.

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A South Williamsburg Park Gets a Makeover

Friday, May 02, 2014


Colorful ribbons are brightening a park that will soon become condominiums.


Happy National 8-Track Day!

Friday, April 11, 2014


Who knew there was a day to celebrate eight-track tapes?

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Asthma Costs New York 1.3 Billion Dollars

Friday, April 04, 2014


Asthma costs New York State $1.3 billion a year, according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The report  found that while hospitalizations and asthma-related deaths have been decreasing steadily, asthma-related Medicaid costs have increased by more than 26 percent in the last five years.

"Asthma isn't just ...

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Restaurants Are Getting a Reprieve from Health Department

Friday, March 21, 2014


Letter grading was never intended to be a revenue generator for New York City, the City Council Speaker said.