Group starts fund to assist senior citizens

One of Marge Glaser's concerns with finding new housing is keeping her dog, Dorothy.

A new group in Astoria hopes to help senior citizens on fixed incomes stay housed, fed and warm.

When John Day resident Cindy Johnsen read in December about a woman who was going to lose her apartment due to a major rent increase at the first of the year, she felt she had to do something. She wasn’t the only person.