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For Richard Espinal, dropping off his two daughters at the Milton Fein School (P.S. 7) was like playing the video game Frogger, he said—having to jump across the lanes of a busy street and avoid … more
The office of Reverend Nathaniel Dixon, 66, of St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church symbolizes his journey to becoming a pastor, his love of jazz music and his accomplishments while leading the … more
The response to the election of Donald Trump to the White House was one of shock, disbelief and concern for many in the nation. For mother and daughter Zenaida Bough, 41, and Tatiana Jenkins, 18, the … more
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Snow White, Tinker Bell and Elsa from the film Frozen were holding a video chat with 6-year-old Roman, who is in remission from leukemia. The young women are part of the nonprofit A Moment of … more
Tech International Charter School in Kingsbridge will close its doors at the end of the school year, conceding it has fallen short of its goals, officials said, amid concerns about disciplinary and … more
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For some athletes, the biggest battles happen off-field.  Maurice Whyte is one of those rare athletes whose superior athletic ability just seems to come naturally. During his tenure at Lehman … more
In a corner of the Van Cortlandt branch library, six teenagers strummed their guitar-shaped controllers and sang to the lyrics of Blondie’s song “One Way or Another” that scrolled across the … more
An early-childhood program that is moving into the former annex of the Spyuten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) will be offering an array of art and science classes, its senior executive said. But it remains … more
Four school cafeterias with evidence of rat activity. One school cafeteria with 400 spots of mice excreta. Another with 130 flies. Would you—or your child—knowingly eat there? Many schools in … more
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Preschoolers in the Riverdale Temple’s nursery school program can already distinguish a Picasso from a Pollock or a Mondrian from a Matisse, and even attempt to emulate the artists’ works. Now, … more
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