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“Mommy’s dead” | Bronx Free Press

By Debralee Santos Cari was one of six transit workers – and the only woman – reported dead in New York City this past week. The other TWU members who died were Stations Department Supervisor Victor Zapana, Bus Operator…

“We became a safe haven,” says Coogan’s co-owner Peter Walsh.

Quiet at Coogan’s | Manhattan Times

Few days are as keenly felt as St. Patrick’s Day at Coogan’s. The touchstone eatery is a community haven on all other calendar dates, but this day is one like no other. The amber panels gleam a bit brighter,…

Op-Led: Uptown Love in the Time of Coronavirus

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carlos Rivera (@eyeshootnyc) on Mar 16, 2020 at 8:38am PDT No, not Tom Hanks. You know things are bad when even Forrest Gump can’t outrun the…

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Uptown school installs student laundry room | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Six months after becoming principal at P.S. 132, Wendy Poveda noticed something unusual. Members of the staff at the elementary school were bringing home and washing the clothes of students. Approximately 25 percent of P.S. 132…

#Solidaridad

View this post on Instagram Quisqueya 🇩🇴 Heights Stand Up Pics: @dotshotit www.UptownCollective.com A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Feb 22, 2020 at 6:04pm PST On February 16, 2020 the Dominican government made the fateful decision to…

NYPL unveils new Macombs Bridge Library | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s a size up for these stacks. The new Macomb’s Bridge library is a big deal – literally – for Harlem residents. Once the smallest branch in the New York Public Library (NYPL) system at only…