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For many alive and of age on Sept. 11, 2001, the memories of what happened that day are as clear as a crystal. But few more than first responders like Capt. Anthony Rich of the New York Fire Department’s Ladder 52, who can relive each moment of that day with so much clarity. more
City officials aren’t afraid to pass the buck, but could they go as far as passing the wall? It seems so, at least according to a Fieldston doctor who says the city’s buildings department has harassed him about a crumbling wall along the Henry Hudson Parkway East service road. The problem? Alan Rosenthal says the wall is not his. more
They’re widely considered heroes, putting their lives at risk on what seems like a daily basis to save others.  more
Making the dean’s list anywhere is no mean feat. But when it happens at one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, it’s all the more cause for celebration. more
New York City’s first critical, or “hot,” nuclear reactor will be installed on the campus of Manhattan College. College officials this week were awaiting the formal government go-ahead to begin work on the reactor, which is expected to be put into use in September. more
These days, participating in online videoconferencing calls have become mundane. But when a particular Zoom call is open to just 10 people across North America, it can become exciting and new all over again. more
And just like that, it was gone. It was only a few weeks ago that news broke of plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a 200-bed field hospital in Van Cortlandt Park. more
More details have emerged about a 200-bed field hospital under construction at Van Cortlandt Park, including the company behind it — one with what one news outlet described as a checkered past in building field medical units in the past.  more
Van Cortlandt Park is one of the largest parks in New York City, a center for sports and recreation in the Bronx. But now, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the park is about to become something entirely new: A field hospital. more
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