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Worcester shop owner Esther Acquaye gets 8-month sentence for nearly $300k food stamp fraud

WORCESTER – A Worcester woman who admitted last December to defrauding the government of nearly $300,000 in a cash-for-food-stamps scheme was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison Wednesday. Esther Acquaye, 49,

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Ghanaian-American Who Rescued Families in Deadly Fire Leaves Heroic Legacy

A deadly apartment fire in New York City claimed 13 lives at the end of last year. But the death toll could have been higher were it not for the

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Another Ghanaian owned pharmacy to be opened in the Bronx, New York.

RX Solutions Pharmacy , a Ghanaian owned pharmacy is to be opened  on Saturday March 24 2018.  The pharmacy’s joint owners, Cynthia Osei, and Mr. Samuel Obeng, have been working

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Chuck Schumer wants Army to honor heroic soldier killed in Bronx fire

Sen. Chuck Schumer is urging the Army to posthumously honor soldier Emmanuel Mensah, who died Dec. 28 while rescuing people from a massive Bronx fire. Private First Class Mensah was

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Status Extension Urged for Sudanese, South Sudanese Nationals in US

VOA News – Activists are asking the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status for over 1,000 Sudanese and South Sudanese nationals living in the United States. By