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If a teacher is hit, and no one’s around to see it, is she still on duty? That’s the question Claudia Imbert asked the city’s education department after she was struck by a car in 2016. more
The first thing they noticed visiting the homes around Gettysburg were the bullet holes. It’s one of the few clearly visible remnants remaining of a war that almost broke our country into two. And it gave a traveling group of students from IN-Tech Academy a chance to see the American Civil War up close and personal. more
Paul Birnbaum was a schoolboy when the line “under God” was added to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954. He also remembers when Alaska and Hawaii were added to the United States of America five years later. more
When it comes to breakfast, city public schools are having a little difficulty getting kids on board. Although breakfast in New York City is free, there are still many factors that play a role in this breakfast contempt — primarily tardiness and, of course, taste buds. more
Every year, as he gets ready to once again celebrate the Hudson River, Cliff Stanton tells himself that this is the year Riverdale finally reacquaints itself with the iconic body of water on its western border. more
Growing up, Sarah Alsaidi would introduce herself as Sarah, without any of the Arabic pronunciation her Yemeni parents originally accented it with. At home, it’s not “Sare-AH,” but instead “Sah-RU.” more
Lunchtime on Riverdale Avenue got a little more exciting than usual after a Subaru slammed into the Kumon Math and Reading Center. more
There’s going to be less money available for the city’s more than 27,000 homeless children after Mayor Bill de Blasio’s preliminary budget appeared to ax programs like Bridging the Gap, which caters to schools with large numbers of homeless children. more
Local Riverdale residents attending Clark University, Julia M. Dowling and Derek W. Garrison-Bedell, have been named second honors on the university’s deans list. more
Camp Gan Israel is looking for Jewish children of all ages for its summer schedule that begins June 28. more
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