Rosemary Misdary

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NYC Public Schools, Mostly Remote During The Pandemic, Return To In-Class Learning

Monday, September 13, 2021

New York City public school students are going back to school Monday, but parents and educators are bracing themselves as COVID-19 infections continue to rise among children.

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This Mini Golf Course Reminds You About The Horrors Of Climate Change

Sunday, August 29, 2021

There's a mini-golf course on the Brooklyn waterfront that isn't typical course. Each hole at Putting Green is designed around a climate change emergency affecting New Yorkers.

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He Came To America Looking For Stardom — And Found It As A Waldorf-Astoria Bellhop

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Jimmy Elidrissi left his native Morocco and came to America with the dream of being a film actor, instead becoming the star of the Waldorf-Astoria as the bellhop for 51 years. He died at 74.

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Administrators Turn To Summer School To Address Pandemic Gaps

Sunday, June 27, 2021

School district leaders worried about learning gaps caused by the pandemic are now putting a fun twist on an old fix: summer school.

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A Baltimore Youth Program Mixes A Passion For Dirt Bikes With Science

Saturday, May 22, 2021

B-360, a nonprofit, uses dirt bikes to teach elementary and high school students math and science. "Just the excitement and the adrenaline. You can learn a lot from a bike," one participant says.

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Baltimore STEM Program Taps Into Students' Passion For Dirt Biking

Saturday, May 15, 2021

B360 is a STEM program in Baltimore that uses dirt bikes to get kids interested in engineering while also recruiting riders as instructors and diverting them from the justice system.

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The 'Godmother' Of Egyptian Feminism Has Died: Remembering Nawal El Saadawi

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Nawal El Saadawi — unwilling to be married off at an early age and, in her words, "not really fit for the role of a wife" — coalesced an activist movement that inspired generations of Egyptians.

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A Tale Of The Taps: Which Hand-Washing Station Is Best In Emergencies?

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

In areas with limited access to clean running water, hand-washing stations can help limit the spread of disease. But experts say not all taps are created equal.

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The Story Of 1-Year-Old Abdullah Is The Story Of Yemen

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

His parents traveled 15 hours by bus to bring him to a clinic to save his life. He weighed 6 pounds. And he could be one of the fortunate ones.

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'Tis The Season To Celebrate. Here's How To Do It Safely

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Many favorite holiday traditions could be treacherous this year because of the coronavirus. Here's how experts view the risks — and some creative, safer alternatives to keep up a festive mood.

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PHOTOS: Despite War And Violence, Kids Still Find 'Moments Of Playfulness'

Sunday, December 06, 2020

Photojournalist Danielle Villasana shares images from 'Entitlements,' a new exhibit that showcases the resilience and perseverance of children living through war and conflict around the world.

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From Around The World: How To Have A Happy(ish) Pandemic Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Folks in other countries have figured out ways to hold a safe traditional celebration at a time of quarantines and lockdowns. Here are a few hacks they've devised.

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'Slow Down,' 'Don't Quit': Advice From 7 Women Who Overcame Their Pandemic Struggles

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Nominated by NPR readers, we highlight the story of seven women who overcame personal struggles through the pandemic – and how they found the strength to pull through.

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Coronavirus FAQ: How Safe Is It To Work Out In A Gym Or Play Indoor Sports?

Friday, November 20, 2020

And what about those outdoor tents that gyms and spin studios are setting up? Is it safe to exercise in there, too?

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Coronavirus FAQs: Are 3 Masks Better Than 1? Will Mouthwash Keep You Safe?

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Readers are asking: Should we double up on masks for double the protection? Does gargling with mouthwash have an impact on the virus?

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Working in Health Care While Being a Mom This Mother's Day

Sunday, May 10, 2020

New York City doctors, nurses and other health care workers are in the epicenter of the pandemic this Mother's Day. Here's how they feel about it.

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For a 29th Year, Dragons Race in Queens Waters

Sunday, August 04, 2019

The annual Dragon Boat Festival took place in Flushing Meadows Park over the weekend.

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