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There is no straight answer for the secret to longevity, but for Betty Elman, it may be her outlook on life. If you ask her, according to son Steve, she’ll say 107 isn’t that old. more
As the nights stretch longer and months grow colder, it’s important to bundle up. Some students at a Westchester Avenue high school won’t have to worry about an arctic freeze, however, after the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation warmed their hearts with new coats, hats and gloves, stylishly picked out from Lord & Taylor. more
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale is taking elderly homelessness into its own hands. more
If there’s one moment Matt Gresia will always remember, it’s when he saw Mac Miller wearing his sock designs on stage. more
When Ballet Hispánico performs, it’s not just about dancing in front of an audience. It’s what’s behind the dancing that also matters. more
Before phones could fit in your pocket, making a call away from home required a quarter and what was one of thousands of pay phones throughout the city. more
Allan Gilbert is digging up the earthy secrets of the borough’s past in a probing yet wide-ranging new book on local archaeology. It’s by and for those who do it professionally, but also for curious laypeople as well. more
Every time she opens her laptop, Vanessa Hartman feels a twinge of anxiety. more
Ed Silverman remembered vividly the day he looked up and watched a dirigible pass over his New Jersey home. He was 10, but didn’t think much of it. Yet little did that boy know that a short time later, that airship would crash in a field outside Lakehurst, and that the Hindenburg would become a permanent fixture in history. more
There are some mothers who won’t let you leave the house without a hot meal. Alicia Guevara had a mom who not only fed her own children, but the neighborhood kids too. more
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