Wedding anniversary celebrators, Nattlie and Stanley smile for the camera
Mon, April 15, 2019
Spring means love is in the air. On April 8, members of YAI's Manhattan Recreation Services, a program created to support independent adults through recreational activities, celebrated a special 46th wedding anniversary. Stanley and Nattlie Brooks have been together for 48 years.
holiday wreath, decorations, gift and notebook
Wed, December 05, 2018
YAI, Blackberry Productions, and the friends of Reverend Rhonda are hosting a Holiday Literacy Extravaganza for children in need at the renowned Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square, New York. This holiday event is on December 15, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. More than a hundred and fifty children will be treated to a buffet breakfast and plenty of exciting activities including arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and an essay writing contest about gratitude. There will also be holiday books and...
Alex stands by an etched picture of an American Eagle on a large silver colored disc
Thu, June 21, 2018
Recently, Deer Park resident Alexandru (Alex), completed the long journey of becoming a citizen of the United States of America! One of the reasons why Alex wanted to become a citizen was to show others what he is capable of. “I want to be a stand-up citizen,” he said, explaining that a good citizen is “honest, truthful and helpful.” Alex has lived in America for the past seventeen years after being adopted from Romania. He moved to Deer Park in May of 2016. “I love America. There are lots of...
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