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No groups are congregating outside the Henry Hudson Parkway synagogue for The Bayit right now, but once the coronavirus crisis passes, Hebrew Institute of Riverdale leaders want to be ready to keep those people safe. more
The father of an SAR High School student who was one of New York's first confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is finally on his way home. more
It's not clear how many people may go out of commission at once with the coronavirus pandemic, but one thing is for sure, lawmakers in Albany want to make sure that government will still be able to function. more
While there could be some light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to the coronavirus crisis, it's not going to come as soon as many had hoped. more
A woman taking a look at her bank account balance was shocked to find it quite a bit lower than she remembered. When she got home and was able to check online, she found that just over $4,000 had been swiped from her checking account, police said, and she surely hadn’t spent it. more
Moving out of college is typically a time of mixed feelings — nostalgia for the good times, and optimism for the road ahead. Normally, it tends to happen at the end of the semester, but these are not normal times. After Manhattan College decided to close its campus for the rest of the semester March 17, administrators told students they had until March 27 to  clear their dorms. more
Weeks before life turned upside-down for everyone, life changed dramatically for the residents of 215 W. 242nd St. A one-alarm fire broke out on the morning of March 6, bringing everyone out of their apartments — some out of a home entirely. more
In a period of just over two weeks, New York City businesses have had to think fast as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio moved to enforce social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in the city. more
It took days of back-and-forth. But on Sunday, March 15, the announcement was made: Public schools in New York City were closing until at least the end of April. And hopefully, by then, the pandemic involving the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could be a part of classrooms’ history lessons. more
Schools, offices, and restaurants are all trying to adapt to new rules set by New York’s governor and mayor as they try to “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. There are some things that aren’t so concrete, however. While students will log into Google Classroom or attend lectures on the online conferencing app Zoom, and office workers check emails from home, there are entire movements also shifting online. more
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