‘Me Too’ protestors stage rally for Klein’s accuser

Coalescing in the balm and mist outside his Morris Park office last week, a coalition of grassroots groups decried state Sen. Jeffrey Klein after an ex-staffer accused him of forcibly kissing her outside an Albany bar in 2015.

Meeting called as Hebrew Home expansion moves closer

Years of planning could move a giant step forward as the Hebrew Home at Riverdale gets closer than ever to breaking ground on a controversial expansion on the banks of the Hudson River.

Senior facility takes oral history to next level

It was an afternoon of sharing and capturing personal stories, all led by Frankie Diaz.

A health care panacea for New Yorkers?

Despite dizziness, headaches, ongoing pain from a knee replacement several years ago, and arthritis, Delores Dixon leads a very active life. But if some lawmakers like Assemblyman Richard Gottfried get their way, how she’s treated — and how it’s paid for — could drastically change through the New York Health Act.

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Former staffer accuses Jeff Klein of forcing a kiss

State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is denying claims from a former policy analyst he forced her into a kiss soon after the state budget was approved in 2015.

Sinfonietta reflects on decade of classical symphony

Holly Makin found out a classical music ensemble was forming in Riverdale in the most unlikely of places — a nursery school.

Eatery closing blamed on location, location, location

Maybe it was the student discounts, or the teen-friendly atmosphere? Or it could have been a menu filled with choices like kale salads, organic burgers and lentil soup.

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And finally, we get to our real topic — sugar beets

The two downsides of sugar production from sugar cane is that the plant will grow only in the tropics, and its cultivation and production processes are labor intensive.

Theatre group brings seasons of love to stage with 'Rent'

Thanks to the late Jonathan Larson, just about everyone knows how many minutes are in a year.

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Kennedy legend Johnny Mathis happy to be back on sidelines

For most basketball coaches, seeing their team mired in a 27-point deficit would be cause for some angry barking, a clipboard fling, and a swig or two of Mylanta.

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All-male ‘Mankind’ is just a giant step backward

We hear it all the time. The theatre is a place to experiment, to take risks, and to welcome new voices.

Roof construction begins at PS/MS 95 ­— at night

Instead of the sounds of winter’s winds or muffled street traffic, residents at the Amalgamated Housing Cooperative will soon be lulled to sleep by the pitter-patter of construction taking place at nearby P.S./M.S. 95 Sheila Mencher.

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