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For anyone who has a chance to look across the Hudson River from the Bronx side, it’s a lot of views of the Palisades. But when people from the New Jersey side look back toward us, what do they see? A dozen Cuban-born artists who live on the other side of the Hudson have come together for “Shifting Streams: Twelve Artists by the Hudson River,” bringing a mix of watercolor, photography and more to the walls of Hostos’ Longwood Art Gallery. more
Even though most, if not all, the races have been called, not all the election results in New York are in yet.  State and city election officials didn’t start counting absentee ballots until Nov. 10, meaning more than 700,000 ballots remained outstanding from initial counts — including nearly 13,000 in the 81st Assembly District, currently represented by Jeffrey Dinowitz. more
With a change in seasons and a drop in infection rates, conversation around the coronavirus pandemic shifted over the summer. Where a traumatic spring of overflowing hospitals and hundreds of deaths a day in the city had kept focus on “flattening the curve” and reducing transmission, months of infection rates below 1 percent prompted conversations about the struggling restaurant industry, schools reopening, and vaccine development. more
Federal money to the tune of $36 million is coming to the state — but isn’t intended to help with the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, according to U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, the funds are earmarked to repaid damaged federal roads. 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 been a rallying cry across the city — and across the state — for months. “Cancel rent,” “cancel mortgages,” “stop evictions.” more
There are few industries more synonymous with New York City than restaurants. From hole-in-the-wall food stalls, to lavish fine dining, to kitschy chains and everything in between, the city has so many eateries that if one endeavored to eat at all of them, for all three meals every day, it would take nearly 26 years. more
He says he was skeptical schools truly would be ready to start Sept. 10. But now that the beginning of the academic year has been delayed until Sept. 21, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz feels the city made the right call to do so. more
It was about mid-day on Aug. 4 when lights started to flicker out across New York City. Tropical Storm Isaias, the ninth named storm of the 2020 hurricane season, flooded streets and sidewalks, and downed trees and power lines with winds upward of 50 mph. more
For people like Dan Padernacht and Eric Dinowitz, after two years of running campaigns that seemed to have no end in sight, watching the man you want to succeed finally step aside must be a welcome relief. more
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