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Amsterdam homeless shelter to be open year-round

Partnership turning building into hope

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With winter approaching, a new homeless shelter set to open its doors Nov. 5 will provide city residents in transition with a warm place to look for employment and permanent housing. “The plan is to get people in tough situations back on their feet,” was shelter supervisor Omar Serrano’s simple mission statement. The Albany-based Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless paid roughly $85,000 for the three-story apartment building at 218 E. Main St. last month, converting ...

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