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The New York Police Department posthumously awarded Miosotis Familia with its medal of honor — NYPD’s most prestigious award. more
If a teacher is hit, and no one’s around to see it, is she still on duty? That’s the question Claudia Imbert asked the city’s education department after she was struck by a car in 2016. more
Paul Birnbaum was a schoolboy when the line “under God” was added to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954. He also remembers when Alaska and Hawaii were added to the United States of America five years later. more
The New York Police Department’s 50th Precinct says residents can take steps to avoid being targeted by thieves. Leaving valuables in an unlocked vehicle is not one of them. more
It’s a world of electronic communication the post office is forced to adjust to. And at times that struggle to adapt to progress? It shows. more
Community Board 8 may have voted down the Hebrew Home at Riverdale's plans to expand its Palisade Avenue campus to include what would be New York City's first continuing care retirement community, but the project is far from dead. more
The American Legion hall was standing room only, not an empty chair in sight. Yet, Andrew Cohen found the perfect sitting spot, just to the side of the small stage, but still close enough to hear — and see — the drama unfolding before him. more
The Left Coast Lifter, one of the world’s largest floating cranes, floats next to the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge. more
Protests have swept the country after revelations that border patrol agents have been separating asylum-seeking families as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. more
It’s considered a rite of passage, so to speak. Want to attend one of New York City’s coveted specialized high schools? Well, it’s easy — just pass this rather complicated entrance exam known as the SHSAT, the specialized high school admittance test. more
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