George Dawson never imagined he’d be back in school when he retired from medicine in the early months of the pandemic. But when COVID-19 took his younger brother, the longtime radiation oncologist found himself at LaGuardia Community College earning a certificate in community health work.
This year, between 8:45 and 10:00 a.m., the young students who attend P.S. 125, the Ralph Bunche School on West 123rd Street, are learning how to read.
In one kindergarten classroom, the class chants “ca-len-dar,” complete with clapping and hand movements, splitting the word into syllables.
In 2016, Aisha "Pinky" Cole closed her restaurant, Pinky’s Jamaican and American Restaurant on West 145th Street in Harlem, for the evening. Then came a call from the fire department: Her restaurant was burning.
“Restaurant is pitch-black, the ceiling has caved in, everything is destroyed and
There are days that Rick Hackett doesn’t bother going to work.
Hackett, 53, is an independent truck driver based in New Jersey. He said that high diesel prices and low contract rates offered by brokers — the middlemen who match shippers with drivers — have made
Ardist Brown Jr., a concierge at a residential building in Lincoln Center and a 35 year union member, has been participating in labor organizing campaigns in New York City for decades. He tells potential new union members his story and hopes workers from all labor
A Disability Rights New York lawsuit prompted a significant shift in the New York State voting process for voters with disabilities. The issues, however, point to a larger problem of accessibility for those who are visually impaired.
The intersection of Eighth Avenue and West 37th Street in Manhattan is the type of Midtown location that people hurry through. Situated between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Penn Station, the area is filled with bikes, commuters, taxis, tourists and, at times, people in distress.
It was not the best day for an outside party: 55 °F and raining. But, on this early October day, Diana Viviescas and her brother, Cristian Rey, had no other choice. He left the city the next day for Chicago. Walking toward Hell’s Kitchen Park