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Astoria Characters: The Tree Santa

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.09.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's only the second week of December and already he's coordinating 50 deliveries per day with what he hopes is holiday cheer.

Invisible Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Growing up poor, Black, and bright in the Bronx without guidance, by the time Darryl Briggs got to high school he already felt completely ignored, almost invisible. None of the teachers noticed his potential and need for academic challenges, or even noticed him at all.

Star Athlete Killed Hours After High School Graduation

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A high school football star was stabbed and later died just hours after his graduation Tuesday in a fight with Bronx parking attendants ov...