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It hasn’t been a quiet retirement for Marti Michael. In the years since she left her post as executive director of The Riverdale Y, Michael has spent a lot of time on the nation’s southern border with Mexico, volunteering to help families seeking asylum with the United States. Her work has directly impacted hundreds of people. Now, that impact has spread all the way to her stomping grounds in the northwest Bronx, because Michael is alone on the border no more. more
Eagle-eyed drivers and even pedestrians may have noticed a new addition to the landscape at West 238th Street and Riverdale Avenue — a shiny white speed camera. more
February is Black History Month, and P.S. 24 Spuyten Duyvil is celebrating in a whole new way. more
It’s not clear who first coined the phrase “journalism is the first draft of history.” Washington Post writer Alan Barth published the quote, and even for Ron Rubin, it's a phrase that's spot on — especially for his new book. more
Sonia Sotomayor is a tough act to follow. But for Manhattan College, it’s proving more difficult than expected. more
For a while, New York City was ahead of the game when it came to accessible transit. And it was all thanks to a lawsuit. more
Subways have arrived just a little faster over the last two years, and those trains have carried more passengers. New projects were developed, as was a different approach to getting people around, even if some — like the Bronx bus redesign — have met with mixed reactions from riders. more
Costs of living in New York City are high, and that’s no secret. Rent is expensive. Groceries are expensive. Taxes are expensive. more
It was the federal holiday set aside to honor civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But Hawk Newsome isn’t too fond of how this beacon of hope is remembered. more
Looming over many prospective parents is the cost of sending their children to college. That could carry price tags of more than $50,000 per year — at least — and there’s only so much scholarship money to go around. more
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