New group plans soup kitchen, help line - 27 East

New group plans soup kitchen, help line

By Beth Young on Mar 10, 2009
Late last fall, East Hampton attorney Leonard Ackerman began getting phone calls from people he’d known throughout his life who’d had good jobs and lived good lives but suddenly found... more

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