A silent army of invaders are floating down the Bronx River and setting up shop in parks citywide. Their ultimate goal of ecological domination would be complete except for a handful of brave souls who donate their weekends to shield the humble woodland violet and demure anemone from certain doom.
The transformation of the Bronx’s decades old Special Natural Area District into the Special Natural Resources District — complete with new laws — is important, according to the city’s planning department. Even if Staten Island is no longer part of the equation.
Under the bright morning light of a sweltering summer sun, the U.S. women’s national soccer team ventured onto the stretch of Broadway known as the Canyon of Heroes for a storied city tradition …
A group of anti-vaccination parents, led by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., was denied a temporary restraining order to block enforcement of a new law eliminating religious exemptions for vaccines.
Amidst the flurry of budgeting and planning for next year, preschool teachers got a glimmer of good news.
Good things come to those who wait, and that just might be true for the patrons of the New York Public Library’s Van Cortlandt branch.
When Donna Friedman walked into the lobby of her 5676 Riverdale Ave., building, she had no idea she was about to save a life.
When the U.S. women’s national soccer team brought home the Women’s World Cup earlier this month, they didn’t just break the FIFA record for back-to-back wins. The public also learned members of the team would be paid a fraction of what their male counterparts made, prompting renewed discussion about equal pay.
Dennis Shelton can’t stop seeing familiar faces, even when he’s out of the country.
Ever since it won the Public School Athletic League gymnastics championship in 2011, the John F. Kennedy Campus Knights boys squad have been in search of another piece of championship hardware.
After a March protest claiming systemic racial discrimination, Ethical Culture Fieldston School began taking steps to change, according to a letter from its administration to students, alumni and supporters.
America has its eyes on the 2020 presidential election, but a smaller — and some might say more important election — has just taken place at the College of Mount Saint Vincent.
When the weather gets hot, people seek relief. One of the nicest methods is by floating neck-deep in the sparkling blue water of a nearby pool.
To better understand the reach of the EcoFlora Project in New York City, here are some illuminating statistics.
When a cement truck fatally struck a cyclist July 1 in Brooklyn, it marked the 15th bicycle rider to die this year on New York City streets — and the third that week. Soon after, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York Police Department vowed to curb reckless driving.
Ava Grill Dubois freely admits her athletic prowess was, well, somewhat lacking when she arrived at the High School of American Studies for her freshman year.
Violette (nee Kanner) Holland passed away after a short illness on June 12, 2019. She was 91.
Somebody decided to not only steal the tires and rims off a car in the wee hours of the morning, they also decided to leave a calling card. It was something personal — the kind that normally …