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Cyber-Seniors Device Training aims to help Seniors become competent 

in using a new tablet device to to navigate online and participate in 

virtual programs with ease and confidence. 

 

The program provides a total of four hours (1 hour, 1 day a week for 4 weeks) of focused group training with unlimited practice and one-on-one support as needed. The program is delivered by Cyber

Classes will begin February 2022.

For more information and to sign up contact:

Grandparent Resource Center (GRC)

Call: 212-442-1094      

Email: GRC@aging.nyc.gov

Articles

The Summer for the City programming lineup at Lincoln Center from May through August has been released and is getting good reviews

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/20/arts/music/lincoln-center-summer-for-the-city-festival.html

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11 am  at 563 Columbus Ave., join us for a street tree care demonstration in partnership with “Love Your Street Tree Day,” the NYC Dept. of Parks and Recreation, West 80s Neighborhood Association, West 83rd Street Block Association, PlantShed, New York Restoration Project, and cosponsored by the UWS Coalition of Block Associations. No registration required—just arrive on time

Did you know that over 30% of NYC waste is organic, and converts to methane in our landfills? If you’re feeling helpless in the face of all this, there’s a tangible step you can take, right here on the Upper West Side: sign up here for free organic waste pickup from the Department of Sanitation (DSNY).

Tomorrow, Friday, 4/22 and Saturday, 4/23: The NYC Dept. of Records is hosting a pop-up exhibition featuring Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's original proposal for the 1858 Central Park design competition. Click the link to sign up for a 30-minute visit to 31 Chambers St., Rm. 111. 

Mayor Adams has ordered full-on (two or three times per week) alternate-side parking rules back in effect as of 7/5, which will allow for more street sweeping and cleaner streets. 

30 -HOUR Construction Safety & Health Program

OSHA Interested individuals are to forward an email to Sharon Stern at sharon.stern@lendlease.com

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE $539 MILLION HOMEOWNER ASSISTANCE FUND FOR ELIGIBLE HOMEOWNERS AT RISK OF DEFAULT, FORECLOSURE OR DISPLACEMENT

Online Application Portal Available in Ten Languages at www.nyhomeownerfund.org or Contact the NYS Homeowner Assistance Fund Call Center to Apply at 1-844-77-NYHAF

 

Food Assistance -click on the link for an extensive list of Soup Kitchens, Farm Stands, SNAP information, and Senior Meals. https://www.hungerfreeamerica.org/en-us/neighborhood-guides-to-food--assistance

Resources 

Home Owner Assistance Fund 

https://www.nyhomeownerfund.org/

Saturday, 4/23, 1 - 5 pm: City College of New York is hosting a free Community Health Expo at 135th St. and Convent Ave. The expo will include cancer and dental screenings, nutritional information, and more. Pre-registration is recommended

Find A Covid Testing Site Near You 

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you

For MTA Reduced Fare

reducedfare.mta.info.

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