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The small McKinley Park branch in Dyker Heights bustles with immigrants but struggles to meet demand after years of cuts to the library system.
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A map prepared by the Center for New York City Neighborhoods.
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Jury-rigged wiring snakes through ground-floor windows at NYCHA's Seaside Gardens.
Proposals to put charters in existing school buildings often stir outrage. While teachers are worried two such moves in Bushwick, few parents attended the public hearings.
More than one social service agency is closing doors or shutting programs because of the financial uncertainty created by the city's annual ritual of proposed cuts and last-minute restorations.
William Pollard's resignation hasn't quelled controversy at the Crown Heights school, where some believe the search for a new leader has moved too quickly.
Meeting with parents in East New York, Chancellor Walcott said that while the state was still shortchanging the city, inequities in city funding have been resolved.
A week after the shooting of an 11-year-old made headlines, community members gathered to talk about the causes of violence. Some trained for patrols aimed at thwarting it.
DOE statistics indicate arts instruction is absent from many middle and high schools. But for some principals, arts aren't an extra—they're a priority.
The developer defrayed the city's costs, helping to save the treasured ride but amplifying questions about whether private donations to favored causes influence policymakers.
Under fire for slow spending of the millions it raised after the superstorm, the organization unveiled grants to rebuild places like Canarsie and Sheepshead Bay.
Struggling to stay afloat, Interfaith plots restructuring – and closure – while waiting for a lifeline from the state Department of Health.
A shift in transit routes has triggered a wave of social change south of Myrtle Avenue, spurring a familiar mix of optimism and fear among residents.