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He had just graduated from high school. He was a talented point guard for the James Monroe Campus basketball team, and had dreams of going to St. John’s University. more
Schools are overcrowding across the city, and this part of the Bronx is hardly immune. But ever since the Vatican closed the Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and its parochial school and the land was deconsecrated in 2017, many have eyed its valuable West 239th Street land next to Van Cortlandt Park as the perfect site to build a new public school. more
The famous names who have passed through the doors of Ethical Culture Fieldston School are vast with the likes of Stephen Sondheim, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Barbara Walters. But it seems the school was very close to adding one more famous name to that list, if only he passed the test. 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
When the more than 260 students poured out of the doors of St. John’s School in mid-March as the coronavirus pandemic bore down on the state, they likely thought they would return soon. If not this academic year, then perhaps the next? At least by 2021, even in the worst-case scenario. more
While state and city officials discuss if and when public schools will open in the fall, it's clear that one parochial school definitely will not. St. John's School in Kingsbridge is one of 20 New York schools that were shut down by the Archdiocese of New York — closures church officials say will impact more than 2,500 students and 350 staff members. more
The College of Mount Saint Vincent is mourning the loss of longtime journalism professor and communications department chair Sister Patricia McGowan, who died April 19 from complications related to COVID-19. She was 80. more
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