Leave it to those Brooklyn hipsters to develop a 21st-Century version of the quilting bee. At Etsy Labs’ Hand-On workshops, cool kids come to learn creative crafting and share their passions for making stuff from scratch.
After decades of pulling levers to vote, New Yorkers have to contend with a new ballot system this year. So, in the interests of civic engagement, the Senior Planet Video of the Week is the New York Board of Elections’
When Patricia Murtaugh fleeced two old ladies out of $245,000, the Queens D.A.’s office charged Murtaugh with a hate crime. Now other jurisdictions are finding ways—including the hate crimes statute— to increase penalties for elder financial abuse.
NY and NJ announce plans for displaced voters—plus, we’ve rounded up four sites that offer an interactive crash course in the financial implications of the Obama and Romney platforms, plus voter ID laws, state issues and your local candidates.