When nine-year-old Fatima Ali is restless, and she has trouble falling asleep, she lays down in bed and spells out words in her head to help her get to sleep. She often does it alongside her mother, who isn’t a native English speaker and uses this bedside exercise to practice her pronunciation too. Mom tucks […]
Meet Melody Velez Ortega, the proud owner of MDV Custom Cakes, a special bakery in the Bronx
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Yael Mintz, 11 years old, sat poised at a desk in front of a panel of New York City Council members Wednesday. She was speaking in favor of the ban on flavored e-cigarettes at a City Hall hearing. “I know kids only a year older than me already sucked in the world of juul,” she […]
Police found a dead man on the sidewalk on Amsterdam Avenue Sunday. He wasn’t a student, prof or staffer at the university. The investigation continues.