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Irving Liebowitz isn’t exactly fond of change. In fact, the few times he’s endured it was only because life gave him little other choice. He’s lived the last 58 years in the Long Island hamlet of Merrick, raising his three children, and creating what he hoped was the perfect home for his wife, Claire. more
Michael Simmon may teach U.S. history, but he also believes history is in the making every day. And that’s especially the case after the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement over the past several months. more
Is New York City really an “anarchist jurisdiction”? And then again, what exactly does that mean? The Trump administration labeled New York and a handful of other major American cities as “anarchist jurisdictions” last month, and Councilman Fernando Cabrera was not amused by the U.S. Department of Justice. more
The historical impact of the three-story mansion at 3029 Godwin Terrace is much quieter than mankind’s ascent into the skies and the heavens, but it has influence nonetheless. It seems almost out of place in its Kingsbridge neighborhood, facing P.S. 207 and surrounded by apartment buildings. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a series of bills into law on Monday he and state legislators hope will start the path toward police reform in New York. more
In an effort to curb the violence that has followed protests in some parts of the city over last week's police-related killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio have jointly ordered a citywide curfew beginning at 11 p.m., and continuing until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. more
Target Corp. has drastically scaled back a number of planned temporary store closings that originally included more than a dozen New York-based stores — including the one on West 225th Street. On Sunday, the company says it will only close six stores, none of them in New York. more
She may not have been successful in her own primary to become the Democratic nominee for President of the United States, but U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is giving a boost to her lower-chamber colleague Eliot Engel in his own battle to keep his longtime seat in the U.S. House. more
Hospital capacity slipped a little going into Thursday, prolonging New York City's hope of becoming the last region in the state to start reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Since the … more
It's been more than two months since Gov. Andrew Cuomo has locked down New York state. But now, with hope the state is on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic, some state beaches are re-opening for swimming just in time for Memorial Day weekend. more
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