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There seems to be a rite of passage in New York City for parks to attract talent on the basketball court. And some way and somehow the best players always end up finding each other in one location or another. One weekly fixture happening at Spuyten Duyvil Playground this summer has become a common place for these shooting stars. more
Tish Hicks of Kingsbridge graduated from Utah State University with a Ph.D. in psychology. more
There are a lot of voices making it clear how much they oppose a proposed men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway. But it doesn’t mean that position is absolute. more
For Yonah Rosenfield, winning the New York State High School Mock Trial Tournament was a long time coming. And it was the perfect way to close out his senior year at the High School of American Studies. more
Southern New Hampshire University might be a four-hour drive away, but some of its top students call this part of the Bronx home. more
As a young boy, Charles Moerdler remembers the bombs Nazis dropped night after night on London during their World War II blitzkrieg. Now, well into his 80s, he never thought he’d have to experience such terror again. more
Specialized high schools are a subject of controversy in the city’s public school system — particularly when it comes to who gets in. And with the recent data released by the city’s education department about those offered admission to schools like Bronx Science and the High School of American Studies locally, it might be easy for some to see why. more
It’s a gruesome anniversary. One year ago, New York City was overcome by the coronavirus pandemic. And the public school system — once infamous for never closing — was no exception as 1.1 million students took their lessons home and abandoned physical campuses. more
Education is a topic of interest in almost any community. But in larger cities like New York — where the mayor calls many of the shots for public schools — it’s even more important to know where those seeking to become the city’s highest-ranking government official stand on the issues. more
Not even two months into the academic year, public schools returned to square one once again, shifting back to fully remote classes across all campuses beginning last week. more
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