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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
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
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
Ever since the state started releasing specific nursing homes reporting at least five deaths related to complications of COVID-19, the Bronx has had just nine facilities on the list. On Monday, however, that number grew to 10 with Schervier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at 2975 Independence Ave.,  reporting six deaths. more
Van Cortlandt Park Alliance — the civic group formed from the merger of the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy and the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park — has found its first executive director. more
A 1 train pulls into the West 231st Street station in Kingsbridge. On the side of it, rainbow flag decals in the shape of hearts. more
Before the first vote was cast Queens borough president Melinda Katz was virtually crowned the next district attorney for Queens County. more
Only a few openly gay activists were protesting in the 1960s, yet Kay Tobin Lahusen was there — with her camera. more
It’s not a perfect system — far from it, in fact. Indeed, some Marble Hill, Kingsbridge and Riverdale residents know all too well of the city’s 311 system’s shortcomings when it comes to actually addressing their complaints. But now some local lawmakers are looking to fix it. more
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