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Metro-North is doubling its peak service capacity as New York city slowly works its way to the second phase of reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Solidarity has strengthened across the country and the world in response to the police-involved death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month. Protests have hit many of the major cities, including New York, with some signs of impact becoming apparent, not only by the arrest of the officers involved in Floyd’s death, but many municipalities taking a hard look at how the law is enforced in their communities. more
The primary election is on Tuesday, but many who said they've requested absentee ballots under a temporary expansion allowing those fearing the coronavirus to cast their ballots at home, say those ballots have not arrived. more
As numerous businesses across the city begin to contemplate reopening, several have struggled with the complex task of balancing new health restrictions and the need to stay afloat financially. Matt Abrams Gerber and Shira Silverman have some good news on that front: The Sunday Market is back. And it's open air. more
There will be one less gym option available when the coronavirus pandemic finally recedes, which is bad news for anyone who depends on 24 Hour Fitness in Kingsbridge. more
After studying the last four years at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Riverdale’s David Schwartz will now become Rabbi David Schwartz. more
One thief hit the jackpot when they broke into Farmacia Kingsbridge Pharmacy in the early hours of June 1. The perp damaged both the glass door and the rolling metal gate on the West Kingsbridge Road store on their way in, police said. Once inside, they went against doctor’s orders, helping themselves to 75 different bottles of drugs, worth about $75,000, police said. more
William Barr might be working to distance himself from an incident in Washington last week where the U.S. Attorney General reportedly ordered the removal of peaceful protesters on what's now become Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House — but he might have a different issue a little closer to where he once attended school in the Bronx. more
Chump change seemed tempting enough to risk an arrest for one person inside of an apartment building May 25. Just before 2 early that morning, the superintendent of 6495 Broadway told police he heard a noise in the laundry area. more
It’s always good to see a familiar, friendly face, especially in times of trouble. Of course, nowadays, it may be difficult and indeed dangerous to greet someone face-to-face. Using the online videoconferencing app Zoom has helped businesses, friends and families commune without risk. Other apps have helped galleries and museums bring art — familiar and new — to as many homes as possible.  more
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