N.Y.C. Subway Rider Dies After Pants Are Trapped by Car Doors

A man who appeared to be in his 30s was exiting the train on Wednesday night when his pants were caught between the doors, causing him to be dragged onto the tracks, the police said.

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At Di Fara Pizza, Domenico DeMarco Defined the New York Slice

Domenico DeMarco, who founded Di Fara Pizza in 1965, has died. He was a link between the cooking of Southern Italy and the city’s corner-slice culture.

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How a Holocaust Survivor Showed Up for a Vaccine and Charmed a Hospital

Mira Rosenblatt, 97, stunned nurses with her tale of endurance and hardship. “I felt shaky from the story,” one said.

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How New Yorkers Are Coping with Holidays Alone

For many in New York City, their pandemic-imposed loneliness has been even more pronounced during the holiday season.

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Plants, Piano and Takeout: How New Yorkers Are Coping with Holidays Alone

For many in New York City, their pandemic-imposed loneliness has been even more pronounced during the holiday season.

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New York Threatens Orthodox Jewish Areas With Lockdown Over Virus

Community leaders said residents have resisted the rules in part because of the influence of President Trump, whose views on masks have been embraced.

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New Yorkers Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Child of Brooklyn

The late justice grew up in Midwood, formed by its schools, library and synagogue. She was remembered across the borough and city.

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The Nation Lost a Titan. Brooklyn Lost a Native Daughter.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg — “Kiki” to her Brooklyn family — was a product of the borough’s public schools and synagogues. She is revered on her home ground.

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A Building Courtyard Becomes a Wedding Venue

The pandemic didn’t stop these high school sweethearts from marrying. It just downsized their party.

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