Co-op City wheelchair battle continues

A wheelchair-bound Co-op City resident says he's been fighting for three years to get a handicap-accessible entrance to his building, and there seems to be

CO-OP CITY - A wheelchair-bound Co-op City resident says he's been fighting for three years to get a handicap-accessible entrance to his building, and there seems to be no end in sight.Back in 2008, John Rose took his fight against Co-op City and Riverbay Management to court. He won his case last year, but the management of the building at 100 Alrich Ave. appealed.This week, the appeal was denied, but now the management company says it intends to appeal again.Rose, 68, says he's not fighting just for himself, but for all senior citizens from Co-op City.Handicapped man sues landlord over entrances

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