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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. more
Amidst the flurry of budgeting and planning for next year, preschool teachers got a glimmer of good news. more
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. more
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. more
New York is poised to become the first state to ban cat declawing — a practice long described by animal advocates as unnecessary and cruel. more
Kevin Preiss, a longtime New York Police Department officer stationed at the 50th Precinct, took his own life outside his Nassau County home Wednesday night, according to public media reports. Preiss is the fourth NYPD officer to die by suicide this month. more
An early-morning argument in front of a bar on Broadway ended with one man in the hospital with multiple stab wounds and the other missing part of his finger more
They bounded into the recess yard, shedding coats, ahead of physical education teacher Anthony Hilliard. The crisp April afternoon was the perfect temperature for running outdoors. The group of fourth- and fifth-graders who make up P.S. 7’s Milton Fein Road Runners were eager to begin training. more
Only a few openly gay activists were protesting in the 1960s, yet Kay Tobin Lahusen was there — with her camera. more
This week could be the biggest one of John Cain’s young life. And while he’s not exactly sure how he is going to spend his time, the one thing he won’t be doing is watching … more
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