Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
At Steinway Eye Care in Queens, children’s glasses come in a wide variety of styles.
“We’ve got rainbows, we’ve got balloons, we’ve got superheroes,” says Sam Pirozollo, the shop’s owner.
But for some kids who need glasses, the problem isn’t finding a pair they like, it’s about finding a pair they can afford. That’s where Tonya Daniels come in.
Friday, October 3rd, 2014
The fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old outside a Pelham Parkway home spurred a pastor to speak out against violence among young people.
“We will no longer stand by,” said Pastor Jay Gooding Sr. of Miracle Revival Temple. “We are standing up to violence. We can no longer have bloodshed by our young people killing each other on these streets.”
Thursday, September 4th, 2014
At Theodore Roosevelt Education Campus on Fordham Road on Wednesday, families stood along the sidewalk waiting to enter the main registration site for all Bronx pre-Kindergarten students. Workers in orange vests went through the line, checking the paperwork for each child before sending them inside to a large auditorium where parents and school officials bustled about.