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Memories are still raw for some over the closing earlier this year of a Chase Bank branch in Knolls Crescent — a move that drew fierce protests from neighbors there, many who are senior citizens and depend on bricks-and-mortar institutions instead of using the internet or a smartphone. more
It’s been a little more than two years since the Metropolitan Transportation Authority stopped taking coins on its express buses, relegating riders to MetroCards or using the MTA’s touchless OMNY payment system. more
Beginning Labor Day weekend, anyone working for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority or the New York side of the port authority are required to either be fully vaccinated, or undergo weekly COVID-19 tests. more
Many internships are reserved for college students seeking experience for future job opportunities. Some even are open for juniors and seniors in high school. But how about those who have yet to reach upperclassmen status? They’ll tell you they are just as passionate and want hands-on experience, too, only to find out in the end they’ve been turned away due to their age. more
Every year around St Patrick’s Day, a large shamrock appears on the pavement at the corner of West 231st Street and Kingsbridge Avenue. 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
The coronavirus hit New York’s nursing homes hard, bringing difficult times to the facilities so many depend on for later-life services. As much as it tried, the Methodist Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation couldn’t escape that reality, keeping its Manhattan College Parkway campus closed for a decent part of the summer. But that didn’t mean all life stopped behind its walls. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel hasn’t left Washington quite yet, but some Democrats are scrambling to try and take control of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee he chairs. more
With the entire country swept up in protests, antiracist education, and calls for reform from police departments to college campuses, Community Board 8 simply couldn’t go on like nothing was happening. more
Both the Assembly and senate passed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s emergency plan to redirect $40 million into efforts to combat COVID-19, better known as coronavirus, but there was one lawmaker who was part of the distinct minority: state Sen. Gustavo Rivera. more
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