This has been one of the coldest winters on record for not just Central New York, but the whole country. New York City is no exception and one group called OckTV, did a social experiment to test the kindness of strangers.
These young men from TrueStoryASA have got it right. How does twerking, planking and joking around on the internet make the world a better place? What you are about to see is still going viral, and that's a good thing. You'll enjoy this 'Make The Homeless Smile' video.
Will work for food. Homeless, please help. Those are typical signs panhandlers hold up by the side of the road, hoping passing cars will give them money. Drivers in Portland, Maine see a different sign along the road, one this beggar named Teri calls a public service announcement for driver safety.
We were walking near the Erie Canal in Utica this past weekend and encountered the domicile of a homeless man - a tent under an overpass, and it got me thinking about homeless people in Upstate New York. In Ithaca, the homeless have taken a part of town as their own and called it the Jungle.