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SAR Academy and its nearby high school made national headlines becoming some of the first schools in the state — and perhaps the country — to close because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, nearly a year later, they’re leading the charge to get their surrounding community vaccinated against the very virus that initially shut them down. more
Rabbi Tully Harcsztark probably didn’t think much of the 6 a.m., phone call he received last March. Little did he know it would herald the beginning of an unprecedented public health crisis that would ultimately close down the state. more
People staying at home and away from their cars during the coronavirus crisis can now do so without worrying about moving their car once a week to the other side of the street. more
New York’s “patient zero,” at least as far as state health officials are concerned, was a Manhattan health care worker who had recently returned from Iran. She was followed by a New Rochelle lawyer who works in Manhattan. Then it was the rest of his family, including a daughter — who attends SAR High School in North Riverdale — and her older brother, a Yeshiva University student in Washington Heights. more
The coronavirus spread at the first New York City school to shut down in the outbreak's wake appears to have worsen after Salanter Akiba Riverdale officials confirm 29 people associated with its academy and high school have tested positive. more
Some post-secondary institutions like Manhattan College and Fordham University shut down campuses Monday as a precautionary measure. But at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in North Riverdale, Tuesday's campus closure is not a drill. more
This part of the city is becoming a ghost town more and more each day as two more elite educational institutions — Horace Mann School and Riverdale Country School — have shut down. more
While it might seem impossible that there’s something in the news bigger than the Democratic presidential primary or the latest stunt President Trump has pulled in the White House, it seems that all of that has been upstaged by a microscopic bug. more
As more and more cases are reported of people contracting the virus that causes COVID-19 — better known as the coronavirus — in New York City, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is doing something about it. more
There is now a new major available for Manhattan College students who are both civically and medically minded: public health. It will feature two tracks: community health and health care administration. more
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