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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
Arts and crafts are normally carefree, sedate activities, existing more as a hobby than anything else. But that’s not necessarily the case in the business world, where the concept of supply and demand becomes a real-life experience.  more
The city’s parents are between an ever-growing assortment of rocks and hard places when it comes to learning options for their children. They’re juggling the moving parts of in-person classes, mitigating exposure to the coronavirus, and — for parents of younger children — child care. 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
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
Late last summer, thousands of people across New York state were granted something they thought would never be offered: A chance for justice. more
The father of an SAR High School student who was one of New York's first confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is finally on his way home. 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
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