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Richard Landman unveils the stone at Holocaust Memorial Park honoring Roma and Sinti victims of the Holocaust. (Photo via Sheepshead Bites)

After Long Battle, Non-Jewish Holocaust Victims Now Set in Stone

Brooklyn, History, In the News May 7, 2013 at 4:34 pm

After a long battle, stones were unveiled at Holocaust Memorial Park in Sheepshead Bay for the lesser-known victims of the Holocaust, reports Sheepshead Bites. But protesters made it known that not everyone appreciated the inclusion.

MTA’s Access-A-Ride Not so Accessible

MTA’s Access-A-Ride Not so Accessible

In the News, Latino, Social Services, Transportation May 7, 2013 at 3:21 pm

The MTA’s failure to provide interpreters and translated materials to non-English speaking disabled and elderly passengers is leaving many out in the cold or scrambling for alternatives to use the vital Access-A-Ride service, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

Pakistani family faces deportation

Pakistani family faces deportation

Health, Immigration, Queens, South Asian October 26, 2011 at 2:47 pm

Shahid Ali Khan came to the US so his son could undergo surgical treatment. A rare side effect left his son severely disabled. Now as the family fights poverty, they also face the threat of deportation.