NEW YORK — A “huge lifeline” is how one vendor described a program to put street food vendors to work feeding people in need of meals in a recent interview. That program, organized by the Street Vendor Project (SVP) and supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), has drawn media attention in New York.
Most recently, the SVP’s recent meal distributions were featured on WNYC, the public radio station that reaches a larger audience than any other in the United States.
In an interview with radio station WFUV, SNF Program Officer Alex Simon-Fox highlighted the compelling two-way benefits of the program. “It was a chance to address the serious food insecurity you’re seeing in a lot of New York City neighborhoods while simultaneously addressing the employment issues that are facing street vendors,” he said.
NEW YORK — Two New York City police officers and a bystander raced to save a man who fell on the tracks at a Manhattan subway station, plucking him out of the way of an oncoming train in a daring rescue captured by an officer's body camera.
ATHENS – While the New Democracy government said national security requires phone bugging – but denied using Predator spyware – some Greek journalists said they believe they're being tracked, and especially anxious in the wake of the unsolved murder of investigative reporter Giorgos Karaivaz.
HONOLULU — As Hawaii's governor, David Ige faced a volcanic eruption that destroyed 700 homes, protests blocking construction of a cutting-edge multibillion-dollar telescope and a false alert about an incoming ballistic missile.
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