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It's a journey that begins on 30th Street in Manhattan, and at some point in the not-so-distant future, will end in a new temporary home about 230 blocks north for more than a hundred single men  looking to sleep with a roof over their heard. 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
Raj Rajput is used to dealing with tough situations. But the taekwondo master faces a new challenge, and it’s not exactly of his own making. more
Even with September arriving, there appears to be just a small respite from the heat of summer. Yet even as those hot days start to cool, wooded areas are teeming with life, and the trails of Van Cortlandt Park are no exception. more
Like many since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Veronica Cruz has been dealt a bad hand. First, the EMS technician had her hours slashed by the New York Fire Department. Still she found a way to pay her rent, thanks in part to a second job she held. But when that went away, Cruz found herself buried in past-due notices. While some could wait for better days, others — like those she had to pay in order to keep her home — were far more pressing. more
Between cleaning up parks, hosting collections for Toys for Tots, organizing blood drives with the American Red Cross, and helping those in need whenever possible, the Student Veteran Organization at Manhattan College stays busy. more
When he first started at CUNY’s City College of New York, Moises Quintero had trouble envisioning professional success for himself. But four years later, things have really changed for Quintero. The Staten Island native did indeed make it into not one graduate program, but three. Despite offers from Columbia and Yale universities, Quintero is about to embark on advanced studies in architecture at Harvard University. more
It’s been a little more than two years since the Metropolitan Transportation Authority stopped taking coins on its express buses, relegating riders to MetroCards or using the MTA’s touchless OMNY payment system. more
Mark Stagg wants to be part of the solution. On his way to building properties throughout the Bronx — including his two latest projects along the North Riverdale portion of Broadway — the White Plains native aims to make inclusion a part of his life’s work in real estate. more
When a divided U.S. Supreme Court decided June 29 to leave in place a federal eviction moratorium by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some hailed it as a win for extraordinary societal measures in extraordinary times. more
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