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Monica Iken-Murphy was in her Riverdale apartment the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when she got a call from her husband, Michael. more
When it comes to relocations, Father Joseph Franco considers himself fairly lucky his new spiritual home is just a 15-minute drive from his old one. Yet, as Franco settles in as the new pastor of Our Lady of Angels Church on Sedgwick Avenue, there are times where those three miles could feel more like 300. more
Between cleaning up parks, hosting collections for Toys for Tots, organizing blood drives with the American Red Cross, and helping those in need whenever possible, the Student Veteran Organization at Manhattan College stays busy. more
For those of us who choose to go to college, we usually call it quits after eight or so semesters. And maybe some of us voluntarily take on at least a few more for a post-graduate degree. But 46 semesters, for the vast majority of us, is just simply too many. more
If a cat gets stuck in a tree, the fire department may come to the rescue. If a dog runs away, their owners offer a reward to whoever finds it.  more
After what seemed a lifetime over three years, the consecutive races to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council are finally over. And the winner? Eric Dinowitz. For the second time in three months. more
Often, when a student writes something, very few eyes — or ears — experience the finished product. The student, of course, will. The teacher, too. And maybe another peer or a parent to give it a good read before the final draft is turned in. more
The Biden administration announced last month that federal Title IX statutes protecting against discrimination and sexual misconduct also will be extended to LGBTQ students. Under Donald Trump, these protections were rolled back specifically against transgender and non-binary students. more
Each year, the state legislature’s books are filled with far more bills that fail than those that pass. This is, after all, a normal part of the legislative process. more
There’s an old saying that “history repeats itself.” And this phrase almost perfectly encapsulates the outcome of last month’s primary election for Andrew Cohen’s old city council seat. more
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