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Kingsbridge restaurants, laundromat hit in string of burglaries

Police are looking for two men they say were involved in a series of burglaries in the heart of the Kingsbridge business district last month.

With race finally on horizon, candidates get to work

Anyone who thinks presidential campaign season is long obviously hasn’t checked out the political landscape in the Bronx.

Great outdoors still ‘great’ for our classrooms?

It worked great as an outdoor shelter for The Riverdale Y’s Sunday Market, but could the “arcade” at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy be enough to help get more students back into the classroom this fall?

Will eating at college be more akin to prison fare?

Manhattan College will depend on Aramark Corp., for its dining needs beginning this fall. The company maintains a large roster of clients employing more than 200,000 people and earning billions each year. But Aramark is probably more commonly known for its contracts providing similar services to prisons.

After tweeting about care, woman dies giving birth

For some, birthdays are important. But for Amber Rose Isaac and partner Bruce McIntyre, Aug. 11, 2019, was just as special of a day for them. That’s the day the couple decided to have a baby.

Claudy’s Kitchen finally debuts on Broadway

As more restaurants and stores pull up their shutters and open to a community that’s desperately missed them, there’s one establishment neighbors are still getting to know. That is, the ones who haven’t already discovered it in grocery stores like Union Market.

Rent cancellation could be only way to circumvent crisis

New York City is starting to breathe a sigh of some relief as it moves into the fourth phase of its economic reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic as more people head back to work. But there are still many who stay awake at night worrying about one thing that is likely their largest monthly expense: rent.

School classrooms could make way outside school

With the beginning of the academic year just weeks away, the questions du jour for New York City families are about safety and security when it comes to in-person classrooms, especially with the coronavirus still raging on throughout the country.

International students can stay in U.S. — for now

Bartosz Gierczak graduated from Manhattan College in May, and for him it seems he graduated just in time.

Response rates rise as city works COVID census

For nonprofit organizations all over the city, the 2020 census was supposed to be the year’s big project. For the first time ever, New York City funneled millions of dollars into the decennial headcount of every single man, woman and child in the country.

After months locked up, Wave Hill, NYBG reopen

New York City has finally caught up with the rest of the state when it comes to its economic reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. And because the city is now in Phase IV, some outdoor attractions — like Wave Hill and the New York Botanical Garden — are ready to reopen.

Swimming pools finally open — well, some of them

Temperatures reached nearly 100 degrees earlier this week, and many looked for a place to swim as the hot days of July have finally arrived.

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OBITUARIES

Actress, singer, and occasional television face Gigi Williams

We are saddened by the passing of Grace “Gigi” Williams on May 11, 2020.

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GREEN SCENE

Documenting nature's beauty here in Riverdale's Park

Riverdale is full of parks. Some are quite large, like the 114 acres of Riverdale Park, while others are relatively small, like the less than 2 acres that make up Brust Park, probably known primarily by those who live in its proximity.

SCHOOL DESK

Will reopenings allow parents to work?

Opening public schools for the fall is something Mayor Bill de Blasio has been pushing quite heavily — even before he got the go-ahead from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. But accomplishing it is something that is going to take some serious planning — something people like council Speaker Corey Johnson doesn’t feel there’s been enough of.