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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
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
Mayor Bill de Blasio has made it official: All public schools are closed Monday, and they won't open again until — at the earliest — April 20. more
Letitia James has a message for any store owners who feel they can make a quick buck in the middle of a virus outbreak: “Not on my watch.” more
There is not a whole lot of wiggle room in Richard Gu’s daily schedule. When he’s not making his daily commute to Bronx Science from his Fordham home, he’s busy piecing together a plan of just how to fit Science’s legendary school workload with an equally heavy weekly practice schedule. All while finding some time to sleep. more
Jerry and Mimi Goodman have always been activists, standing up for causes important to them, and important to the world they live in. But as their children got older, they realized there was one group that seemed to be regularly overlooked — those of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. more
The Wolverines have won in a variety of ways over the course of Bronx Science’s current nine-game winning streak. They’ve won close games. They’ve won ugly games. And they also have seen their fair share of blowout victories. more
Last week brought the end of the regular season for the Bronx Science girls basketball team, and with it two very important goals to achieve before the postseason tipped off. more
The late day sun illuminates a handmade curtain. A baby rests during a game of Candy Crush. A network of hands arranges dominoes on a table. These are all scenes from the lives of older Bronx residents documented in photographs exhibited for the first time at the Bronx Documentary Center. more
Criminal justice reform has taken center stage in New York City over the past year, from closing the infamous Rikers Island, to upgrades in evidence discovery, to efforts that could make trials faster. more
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