East Harlem »

Autism Center That Offers Vocational Training Set to Open in East Harlem

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders will have an open house Sept. 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Bodegas to Promote Fruit and Water Instead of Candy and Soda

18 bodegas, restaurants and grocery stores will boost healthy offerings as part of a food campaign.

Park Slope »

Park Slope's Struggling P.S. 282 Gets New Principal

Rashan Hoke, P.S. 282's new principal, hopes to improve communication with parents and teachers.

Park Slope »

12 Great Back-to-School Backpacks

From kindergarten cute to college cool, these book bags will have students looking and thinking sharp.

Flatiron »

Girls Outscore Boys on State Math Tests

Girls saw bigger gains than boys on the state's standardized math tests this year.

Morningside Heights »

Columbia University Says New Sexual Assault Review Process Will Be 'Fairer'

The new policy focuses on changes to the hearing process, but students said it doesn't go far enough. 

Lower East Side »

6 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

The weekend's most interesting events are here for you in one handy guide.

Park Slope »

Scores Rise Slightly on State's Math and English Tests, City Says

Scores on standardized tests for third- through eighth-graders rose after last year's dismal results.

Central Harlem »

Trio of New Charter Schools Vying to Open in Harlem Next Year

The charters include a school for boys and one that teaches kindergartners a new language.

Long Island City »

P.S. 78 Parents Start Petition Against Earlier School Hours

The school day at P.S. 78 will start 40 minutes earlier this fall, a change that has upset some parents.

Sunset Park »

Families Scammed by 'Bogus' Sunset Park School Get Their Money Back

More than 100 immigrant families will receive thousands of dollars in restitution, officials said.

Rockaway Beach »

6 Things to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Week

Learn a new skill or check out world-class creative work, every night of the week.

Long Island City »

7 Things to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

DNAinfo lists the best things to do in New York this weekend.

Greenwich Village »

Free Sex Therapy Offers to Be Posted in NYU Dorms This Fall, Therapist Says

Fliers will direct students to NYU Langone Medical Center's free sex therapy program, organizers said.

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