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Cuomo Distances State from Use of Experimental COVID-19 Cocktail at NYS-Run Veterans Nursing Home in Queens

The governor’s comments came a day after a news report found at least 62 residents of New York State Veterans’ Home at St. Albans were given hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin. Some family members say they were never told.

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NYC Nursing Home Gave Dozens of Veterans Experimental COVID-19 Treatments. Some Families Had No Idea

The New York State-run facility in St. Albans, Queens, administered a cocktail of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, despite safety warnings and doubts about efficacy.

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Staten Island Student Veterans Look to Military Spending Bill for Fairer Housing Aid Deal

Housing stipends leave those studying in the borough shortchanged on rent compared with the rest of New York City. The difference comes out to more than $450 a month.

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Pre-Fourth of July Fireworks Barrage Takes a Toll on New Yorkers Suffering From PTSD

The nightly pyrotechnics, occurring with a length and intensity not seen here in decades, can trigger people scarred by war and terror, mental health professionals say.

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Remember Their Names: NYC Veterans Nursing Home Staff Leaks List of 48 Who Died

Workers at state-run Queens home demand justice for fallen veterans with an act of defiance, honor and remembrance ahead of Memorial Day.

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Veterans Vulnerable as Trump Threatens Food Aid for 70,000 New Yorkers

New Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program work requirements also could end exemptions for The Bronx, Upper Manhattan and southeast Queens.

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Former City Veterans’ Commissioner Loree Sutton Eyes 2021 Mayor’s Race

State election records show the former Army psychiatrist filed a campaign committee for a run to succeed Bill de Blasio in City Hall.

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City’s Online Referral Service for Veterans Struggles to Connect

The VetConnectNYC site, which costs taxpayers more than $500,000 a year, was used by 522 veterans or their families in 11 months, city data shows.

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