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It’s near impossible to follow written instructions when you can’t read. And even if you can, it might take a while for you to sound all of the words out. more
The coronavirus has upended the lives of many people around the world. But even during such gloomy days, there are plenty of good deeds and intentions to rise above those struggles.  more
Funeral services were held Monday for Rabbi Shlomo Balter, a prominent leader at Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale, who died Oct. 3, just two days after his 89th birthday. more
It’s a facility that’s nearly 1,000 miles away from the Bronx. But it’s not far enough to escape the attention of U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat. more
When a young Alessandra Biaggi climbed into the oversized chair at her grandfather’s dining room table, the word “dynasty” wasn’t even in her vocabulary. For her, Mario Biaggi wasn't a congressman. He wasn’t one of the most powerful men in the Bronx at the time. He was simply grandpa. Conversations and outright debate would criss-cross that table, and Alessandra would listen to every word. She might not have understood much of what was discussed, but she knew what was happening there, it was important. more
Police are tracking down a man they say stabbed someone in Fieldston a couple weeks back, and need the public's help to catch him. more
Some public schools in select ZIP codes across Brooklyn and Queens closed Tuesday after a spike in coronavirus cases. But they're not alone. Horace Mann School also shut down its campus Tuesday after tracking "multiple" confirmed positive tests for the pandemic disease.  more
It was a surprising return for one woman who hadn’t seen her car for a while. She had parked her 2017 Toyota RAV-4 on the 2800 block of Claflin Avenue near the Jerome Park Reservoir for five days, beginning Sept. 5. When she returned, the car was quite a bit different, according to police. more
Remote learning at Joelle Lynch’s home is nothing short of a logistical nightmare. Her five children — all public school students — sit around a table at the family home, each in their respective “classes,” but nevertheless just inches from their siblings trying to learn their own material. more
Ana Mota and Rachel Peguero-Jorge were just finishing their first year at the College of Mount Saint Vincent when the coronavirus pandemic shut down the city — and ultimately their campus — with a fury. Classes moved online, and neither were sure of what was to come in the fall. more
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