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On Thursday, the office of Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr. asked the public for help finding the boy, describing him as mildly autistic.

The school, Village Academy, is co-located in a building with two other schools.

Community organizers are striving to boost the vaccination rate in their neighborhoods—person by person. They're calling on the city for help.

An NYPD spokesperson said the men were observed carrying a "large, unknown object" out of a multi-family house in Far Rockaway just before 2 a.m. on Wednesday.

In addition to eight ZIP codes with more than 3% positivity, the Department of Health noted four others have positivity between 2% and 3%.

City health officials have expressed particular concern about the spread of the virus among the city's Orthodox community.

"Yes we're here. The boys are here. Everybody's here, The boys are in class with the Rebbeim. Everybody's learning."

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza visited M.S. 53 in Queens, which was built in 1973 by a modernist architect who gave it a windowless facade.

Community leaders in an isolated corner of the city are seeking a different justice model for young people that’s closer to home.