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Joanne Heyman is frustrated — and she’s ran out of options. It’s been nearly two months since the remnants of Hurricane Ida devasted much of the region, as well as her North Riverdale home. Yet what she thought would be near-automatic help to pay for damage isn’t coming through. more
When the coronavirus pandemic shut down New York City in March 2020, gyms and health clubs were among the first businesses to close their doors. And some never reopened. more
Betty Campbell-Adams’ generosity was known to countless people not just in the Bronx, but across the city. And even beyond. It’s one of the things people say they will miss most about Campbell-Adams after she died Dec. 11.  more
The first rule of this fight club is to know what you’re fighting for. Johanna Edmondson decided to fight for herself. Amidst the pandemic and protests, Edmondson couldn’t stand staying home any longer. She and a group of friends decided to take their daily workouts to Van Cortlandt Park after their usual spot, 24 Hour Fitness, closed. 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
A career path in finance is one with a notable gender gap. According to Forbes, only 15 percent of financial executives are women despite the fact they account for 46 percent of all employees in the field. Career advancement for women in finance isn’t impossible, but it’s difficult. But at Ethical Culture Fieldston School, four young women are looking to change that. more
Van Cortlandt Park is one of the largest parks in New York City, a center for sports and recreation in the Bronx. But now, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the park is about to become something entirely new: A field hospital. more
Van Cortlandt Park is one of the largest parks in New York City, a center for sports and recreation in the Bronx. But now, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the park is about to become something entirely new: A field hospital. more
A federal stimulus bill designed to bring $6 billion of aid into New York to help with the coronavirus crisis may not be doing that at all. And apparently, it has everything to do with how the state is handling Medicaid. more
President Donald Trump has made his first major disaster declaration of the coronavirus epidemic, releasing federal emergency aid to New York, a state that has seven times more confirmed cases of the virus that causes COVID-19 than the next leading state. more
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