What will become of Manhattan?

I had completely forgotten The Times Square Ripper. Netflix shook my memory with its new “Crime Scene” documentary series. I had also almost forgotten the Manhattan it depicts, the cruel, chaotic, crime-ridden (and somehow wonderful) neighborhood I grew up in. It was a long time … Read More

Students give hope for a bright future

There is a day in January that always seems a little warmer than the others. It’s the day the semifinalists are revealed in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search. Previous iterations were sponsored by Westinghouse and then Intel, but reaching the semifinals of this competition … Read More

Points: Eric Adams’ snow policy

Snowstorms – whether they are very severe or fairly weather-resistant like the one that covered the region on Friday – could be a moment for local elected officials. It was perhaps best known to New York Mayor John Lindsay, whose administration was unprepared for the … Read More

The point: In the news | News day

Welcome to this week’s news quiz, based on events that took place this week. As usual, enter the answer for each clue, one letter per blank. The first letter of each answer, taken in order, spells the name of the Washington politician who said this: … Read More