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Keeping an Eye on Kids’ Sight

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.

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Outcry Against Youth Violence

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.”

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Pre-K Scramble in the Bronx

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.

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DenseCity

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

A Williamsburg Toy Story

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Girls Get Ice and Life Lessons

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Childcare Numbers Don’t Add Up

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Rich Playground, Poor Playground

Friday, December 27th, 2013

‘Twas the Week Before Xmas

Saturday, December 21st, 2013