Tri-State Area Educators, Parents Disappointed Federal Education Department Is Mandating Standardized TestingThe USDE is suggesting states push testing to summer or fall, shorten the exam or give it remotely.
Police Searching For Woman Accused Of Punching 2-Year-Old On Subway; 'When He Woke Up, He Was Shaking,' Mother SaysThe boy's mother is terrified the woman who attacked her and punched her son will come after them again.
NYC Changes Course, Now Says Central Park Ice Rinks Will Remain Open Until The End Of The SeasonThe city has made an about-face and will allow them to stay open for the rest of the season.
New York State Education Department's New Guidelines On Mandatory COVID Testing For In-Person Learning Create Confusion For NYC SchoolsNew York City's state-approved reopening plan says children can only participate if they have parent or guardian consent for COVID-19 testing.
More Severe Cases Of COVID-Related Disease MIS-C Reappearing In Children In Tri-State AreaThe illness generally appears in young patients weeks after they're infected with the coronavirus. Symptoms include fever and rash. They could escalate to heart dysfunction and could prove fatal.
Prosecutors Say Subway Stabbing Spree Suspect Rigoberto Lopez Confesses, Ordered Held Without BailA vigil was held Monday afternoon at the 207th Street station in Inwood to remember the victims.
21-Year-Old Rigoberto Lopez Facing Murder Charges For Subway Stabbings On A Train LinePolice arrested and charged a Brooklyn man with murder Sunday after a series of subway stabbings.
Black History Is Our History: Self-Guided Walking Tours Highlight History Of Black Composers, Musicians Around NYCThe three musical walking tours will take people through Harlem, Midtown and in lower Manhattan, where the historical journey begins at the African Burial Ground National Monument.
Abandoned Boats Along New York City's Shorelines Pose Safety Problems And Costly CleanupAs many as 600 vessels remain abandoned along the city's combined 520 miles of shoreline.
NYC Middle School Teachers Concerned COVID Cases Will Spike After In-Person Learning ResumesTeachers say the city doesn't have enough time to address their concerns before middle schools reopen.
COVID Concerns: Doctors Say Those With Sickle Cell Disease Or Carry Gene Are At Higher Risk Of Severe Illness From VirusAbout 1 out of every 365 African-Americans is born with sickle cell disease.
Very Different Super Bowl LV Successfully Pulls Off COVID-Themed Production With Several Poignant MomentsThe Super Bowl is known for big plays and big production. Despite the pandemic challenges, this year was no exception.
Paterson, N.J. Mayor Andre Sayegh Making Bold Moves To Address Racial Disparities In COVID VaccinationsNew data shows the vaccination rates for Black and Brown Americans are dramatically lower than white Americans - specifically Black men.
6 Months After World's First Successful Face, Double Hand Transplant, New Jersey Man Is Thriving With No ComplicationsHe underwent 20 reconstructive surgeries before becoming the recipient of the world's first successful face and double hand transplant.
In Recounting Of Capitol Riots, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals She Is A Sexual Assault SurvivorThe remembered terror of the day made Ocasio-Cortez get emotional as she spoke during an Instagram live video,