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How do you win a $10,000 scholarship? All 16-year-old Vera Zarubin had to do was demonstrate how to harness the heat generated by a device like a smartphone and turn that waste energy into electricity. more
Abdullah Abid spends his classroom time not at a school in the Bronx, but instead at an elite specialized institution, Stuyvesant High School, off Chambers Street in lower Manhattan. more
It was just after 1 on a Friday afternoon when worshippers started filing into a nearly empty room inside the Episcopal Church of the Mediator. more
Jamira Rogers is a no-nonsense senior at Advanced Math & Science, one of the New Visions Charter High Schools on the JFK campus. Marc Reyes is a soft-spoken junior at the David A. Stein … more
Scaffolding for repair work outside the Ft. Independence Houses has made the area so dark, one visually impaired resident said she waits outside at night until someone can help her enter the … more
Call it love at first bark. As Beth Marchand approached a mobile pet adoption van parked outside a Petco on Sunday, Muenster the 1-year-old shih tzu mix affectionately leapt onto her. more
Daniel Reynolds likes to take his work home with him, and by home, he probably really means a nearby park. more
It only takes a few minutes, and it could change not only the lives of New Yorkers, but also those living along the Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. more
Come next spring, there might not be any students graduating from P.S. 207 in Kingsbridge — and parents are happy about it. more
While many might think of the Caribbean island of Barbuda as a place to vacation, for Martha Lerski, the connection goes much deeper. more
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