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A drug originally developed in an effort to stave off an Ebola pandemic that never materialized is making its way to the Bronx to hopefully help in a much different pandemic: The one featuring the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. more
North Riverdale found itself at the center of a report on "CBS Sunday Morning" over the weekend, highlighting the new "teletherapy" services of Mosaic Mental Health. more
Although tens of thousands of people in New York have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, one political challenger wants to know why the federal government isn’t doing more. more
A lot of attention might be paid to what’s happening with the coronavirus crisis, but state Attorney General Letitia James wants to make it clear that domestic violence victims will not be lost in the shuffle. more
Could the traffic problems at Kappock Street and Palisade Avenue finally be solved? Community Board 8’s traffic and transportation committee chair Dan Padernacht believes he has the perfect way to make the meeting of those two streets safe, while making neighbors who live there happy at the same time. Now all he has to do is get the city’s transportation department to spend some more time on it. more
Van Cortlandt Park is one of the largest parks in New York City, a center for sports and recreation in the Bronx. But now, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the park is about to become something entirely new: A field hospital. more
He may have been a little above the targeted age bracket at the Forever 21, but that didn’t stop one man from entering the Broadway Plaza store on West 230th Street and packing up several pairs of men’s jeans, according to police. more
As political leaders fight to ensure New Yorkers can get out to the primary polls this summer, would-be political leaders hoping to succeed them are still working to get out their names and message. All of that despite the fact campaigns have seemingly grinded to a halt in light of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Getting around New York City isn’t too difficult. That is, as long as you’re not dependent on a cane, walker or wheelchair. Sure, every bus in the five boroughs is accessible to those with mobility issues, but only a quarter of subway stations are equipped with elevators. Not only does that make those stations off-limits for many, it also means people with certain disabilities need to plan out their travel well in advance, even if it means just heading to the grocery store using the subway. more
There’s usually something going on at the Fieldston Road meetinghouse for the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture. It all starts with weekly Sunday services and continues with a plethora of other programs — “Ethics on Tap” at An Beal Bocht Cafe, and a recent folk concert on a Tuesday afternoon. And that doesn’t even include many of the organization’s social programs, like its weekly overnight emergency shelter for the homeless. more
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