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Ever since the state started releasing specific nursing homes reporting at least five deaths related to complications of COVID-19, the Bronx has had just nine facilities on the list. On Monday, however, that number grew to 10 with Schervier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at 2975 Independence Ave.,  reporting six deaths. more
If there’s one thing anyone can say about a New Yorker, she’s well represented. At least as far as government is concerned. We’re talking the governor, senators, Assembly members, right down to the city council. But then there’s representation on an even more micro level — community boards. more
And just like that, it was gone. It was only a few weeks ago that news broke of plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a 200-bed field hospital in Van Cortlandt Park. more
Van Cortlandt Park Alliance — the civic group formed from the merger of the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy and the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park — has found its first executive director. more
For years, many who lived on the stretch of Tibbett Avenue north of Manhattan College likely felt their street was a de facto part of nearby Horace Mann School, with bus traffic and student gatherings not far from their front doors. more
The latest data released by Johns Hopkins University & Medicine shows just under 2.7 million people have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus as of Wednesday. But the first phase of … more
The U.S. House of Representatives was expected to approve yet another coronavirus relief bill ahead of receiving President Trump's signature on Thursday, providing billions more for small business payroll protection support, and some other corporate bailouts. But it's what the bill is missing that has Gov. Andrew Cuomo riled. more
Although the 50th Precinct saw a spike in crime at the beginning of the year — like many other precincts covered by the New York Police Department — those numbers are starting to come down. The credit, according to precinct commander Emilio Melendez, belongs to the coronavirus. more
It's difficult to say what society will be like in mid-June as New York makes an attempt to come out from under the coronavirus pandemic storm clouds. But whatever happens, there is one thing that is certain: RiverFest, the annual festival on the grounds of the College of Mount Saint Vincent, won't be happening this year. more
The prompt for the day was “when I turned the corner.” Miriam Helbok looked around with a smile, asked each member of her Kingsbridge Library writing circle to jot down whatever came to mind. For a half hour, only the sound of pen scribbling frantically on paper could be heard. At the end, pens dropped, and stories were told. more
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