31 May 2021

Promoted to glory, partnered in celebration

The world has seemed smaller in light of a global pandemic, but, with travel restrictions, it has never been harder to say farewell to the people we love. For some

14 May 2021

Surplus computers get a reboot

One hundred computers once used by municipal workers in Rockland County, N.Y., will soon get a second life in the hands of schoolchildren and seniors attending Salvation Army programs. Rockland

07 May 2021

Unparalleled Times

The U.S. is facing a national homelessness crisis and COVID–19 has delivered its devastating blow. Undaunted, The Salvation Army continues to help people in need, without discrimination. When homelessness looms,

08 Mar 2021

A marriage, a ministry, and a message

Love for God and each other is the priority for Lieutenants Yuco A. and Danielle J. Hall. This newly married couple and leaders of the New York (The Temple) N.Y.,

27 Jan 2021

Inspired by the fire

Darkness covered the Harlem Temple Corps parking lot one quiet morning at 2:00 A.M. That’s when someone entered it and set a Cadillac Escalade aflame. The fire totally consumed the

28 Oct 2020

Masking for a second wave

COVID-19 has already hit New York City hard, but health officials warn that a second wave could possibly come this fall and winter that could mix with the flu for

12 Sep 2020

COVID–19: Lessons from 9/11

In 2001, Major Samuel Gonzalez served as a corps officer in Buffalo, N.Y. Every Wednesday, he hosted prayer services for about 25 people. “They were usually the more committed ones

11 Sep 2020

A day like any other

The morning of September 11, 2001 began as would any other day for Major Thomas Applin. As the divisional secretary for the Empire State Division, one of his responsibilities was

10 Sep 2020

America changed that day

Just two weeks before Sept. 11, 2001, our family had been vacationing in downtown Manhattan. We never imagined what would eventually take place right where we stood. It seems like

27 Jun 2020

On Captain Emeline’s watch

Captains Chaka and Emeline Watch, corps officers of the Harlem, N.Y., Temple, understand the pain families feel today. “As officers, the biggest challenge for my husband and me is knowing

26 Jun 2020

Summer camp in a box

Most summer camps across the Eastern Territory are closed this year due to COVID–19, a move that forced youth leaders to scramble for another way to build into children’s lives.

24 Jun 2020

Revealing a hope diamond

April 4th was to have been the grand opening celebration for EastView Independent Senior Living Complex, The Salvation Army’s latest venture in “doing the most good.” This nearly $80 million