Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted much of New York City’s normal rhythms of travel, with many people now hopping on to bicycles rather than the subway. A design competition could now solidify these changes by offering up a revamped version of the famous Brooklyn Bridge. Related: If […]

There’s a new chocolate doughnut in the display case at the Cakery Café LLC, in Dolgeville, and it was designed by a fifth-grader at Herkimer Elementary School. The new doughnut is the result of a persuasive writing assignment for Barbara Macri’s fifth-grade class. When looking for a way to help […]

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts’ annual New Year’s Eve celebration, First Night State College, was canceled this year, but a weekslong, socially-distanced and partially virtual event will take its place. Rick Bryant, executive director for the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, said the organization’s board decided in September […]

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY — The Village of Rockville Centre is currently seeking entries for its first “RVC Holiday Lights Night,” a community-wide home decorating contest. Homeowners are invited to dig out their lights and decorations to showcase their holiday spirit and traditions to win bragging rights. Each home entered in […]

Survive to Thrive Halloween Costume Contest winners were announced during the community update Nov. 4. Contest participants posted a photo to the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Facebook page, then votes were determined by how many likes each photo received. Jennifer Watts placed first for her family’s Sharknado-themed costumes, […]