On Her Own, Raising Twin ‘Princesses’ With Special Needs - New York Times

11/28/2017  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Ingrid Batista scooped up her 4-year-old daughter Alexia. “Hola, mi reina,” she said, covering her with kisses.

The “reina” — Spanish for “queen” — slid from her mother’s arms and divided her attention between a Disney show and a blue basket on the floor, which she used to crown herself. Her identical twin sister, Elexia, watched her...

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Caridades Católicas reparte pavos en Harlem para cena del Día de Acción de Gracias - NY1

11/20/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

En el evento en Harlem se donarán casi 800 pavos, lo mismo que arroz, papa, cebolla, zanahoria y otros ingredientes.

"Tenemos 'stuffing' que es una comida muy americana y también tenemos otros vegetales enlatados", explicó Beatriz Díaz Taveras, directora ejecutiva de Caridades Católicas.

Los pavos y demás comida les fueron donados...

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Message from Cardinal Dolan: World Day of the Poor

11/16/2017  |  Centennial News  |  Share

My Dear People of the Archdiocese:

Pope Francis is inaugurating World Day of the Poor this upcoming Sunday, November 19, 2017 to re-enforce that concern for the poor is an essential part of our Catholic faith. I know that so many of our Catholic faithful understand this well and live it out generously and sacrificially. Perhaps each of...

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From Serving the Famous at the Waldorf to Starting Over - New York Times Neediest Cases

11/02/2017  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

At the Waldorf Astoria, she caught glimpses of Donald J. Trump, Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

That’s to name just a few of the politicians Regina Gatewood spotted in her 16 years as a banquet waitress at the Waldorf, on Park Avenue in Manhattan.

One time, Phillip C. McGraw, better known as Dr. Phil, asked her for...

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