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At a school that focuses on learning and teaching technology, it sure helps to have a laptop computer to do so. And for a few students at IN-Tech Academy, that wish came true. more
Last Saturday, with every last option exhausted, Sarina Prabasi stood in front of their proud Riverdale Avenue coffee shop to share the bad news: The doors were closing for good. more
The temperature was a chilly 32 degrees outside of Buunni Coffee, but there was nowhere else Sarina Prabasi wanted to be at that moment. When the doors finally opened in 2018 at 3702 Riverdale Ave., after months of delay, this location marked the official expansion of an idea to bring hot Ethiopian coffee to the city, which Prabasi started with husband Elias Gurmu in Washington Heights. more
In a time when racial justice protests have taken hold of the country, Carlton Berkley says it’s already been his life’s work. A former New York Police Department detective and a criminal justice advocate, “Chucky” — as many call him — jumped into a crowded special election race late last year, hoping to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council. more
The historical impact of the three-story mansion at 3029 Godwin Terrace is much quieter than mankind’s ascent into the skies and the heavens, but it has influence nonetheless. It seems almost out of place in its Kingsbridge neighborhood, facing P.S. 207 and surrounded by apartment buildings. more
The Riverdale Press won seven statewide awards from the New York Press Association last week, including the top two spots for best news story. more
Eliot Engel is not here in New York, hasn’t really been in New York since about the time the coronavirus pandemic started in March, and won’t apologize for it. In fact, the congressman — who has been holed up in his Maryland home just outside of Washington, D.C. for weeks — says he’s exactly where he needs to be. more
New York has ramped up coronavirus diagnostic testing so much that testing sites, including drive-thru ones like the site at Lehman College, now have more tests available than people seeking … more
Woody Klein died Feb. 11 in his Westport home. He was 90. Born Elihu Klein, wrote a regular column for Westport News called “Out of the Woods,” which he began in 1992 after taking over as editor, and continued even after his 1998 retirement. It was the culmination of a busy career that began on the ground of Ethical Culture Fieldston as co-editor of The Fieldston News. more
The George Washington Bridge is one of the most expensive bridges in the city, with cash-paying drivers forking over $15 per crossing, and those with E-ZPass shelling out between $10.50 and $12.50, depending on the time of day. more
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