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Charter schools in the Bronx have something to be excited about: Pfizer is nearing emergency authorization to make coronavirus vaccine shots available to children between 5 and 11. more
It seems rare city agencies quickly respond to community demands. But so far, changes like what’s happening where Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue intersect in Spuyten Duyvil are the rare exception to that rule. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters last week he’s convinced his mandate encouraged thousands of education department workers to get at least the first dose of the vaccine, leaving just a handful who still haven’t done it. Just in case, however, the education department brought in thousands of vaccinated substitute teachers and staff members, ready to fill in for anyone choosing not to take the vaccine. more
Say good-bye to late fees. That sounds like something Blockbuster Video tried in that company’s death throes, but the New York Public Library is far from dying. In fact, officials say eliminating all late fees will only make the local book depository more popular than ever. more
A grand jury has indicted a 30-year-old Whitehall man on multiple charges — including criminal mischief and hate crimes — over a vandalism spree last spring that targeted several Riverdale-area synagogues. more
Fortunately, bookworms eager to crack open a new paperback are in luck. That’s because Bronx Bound Books brings its wares to The Riverdale Y Sunday Market almost every week. more
Help couldn’t come sooner for Derek and Becky Woods. While many business owners found solace in government assistance such as the Paycheck Protection Program, some non-profits like Riverdale Children’s Theatre — which the Woods run — needed additional assistance to keep their organizations afloat. more
Grandparents Day is now old enough to be a grandparent itself. But just like the grandparents who reside at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Grandparents Day remains vibrant six decades after first being introduced in the Bronx — especially from its Palisade Avenue birthplace. more
Unless you’ve been locked down under a rock over the past 18 months, you may have noticed the city’s streets and sidewalks have been breached by outdoor diners. But is it just a COVID thing? Or is it here to stay? more
Some teens saw the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as an extended spring break from school. But not Lucy Kassel. Instead, the 15-year-old sought a creative outlet, starting her own cupcake business: Little Lamb Cupcakes. In fact, it’s become a passion project for Lucy during her extra downtime while much of the world remained locked down. more
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