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Christian Rodriguez first became engaged in community activism just after graduating high school. “Starting at a young age, at 18, I worked for my first non-profit at the Coalition for … more
Good friends and a sense of community. Freedom from debt. Autumn leaves. Those are just some of the joys local residents said they were thankful for this holiday season. The Press polled neighborhood … more
The year 2016 in the northwest Bronx began with a blizzard, burst into a deadly blast and bumbled through a barrage of bickering and blunders. But in its turbulent procession, 2016 also saw poignant … more
The largest menorah in the Bronx and a decorated Christmas tree lit up at the Bell Tower Memorial this weekend, as the first night of Hanukkah coincided with Christmas Eve in a rare occurrence this … more
Read a book each week. Get into shape. Make more money. Those were some the answers passersby in the northwest Bronx gave when asked by The Press: “What is your New Year’s resolution?” more
Every Monday though Friday, rain or shine, volunteer crossing guards Carmelo Velasquez and William DeJesus are out on Eames Place helping students and parents at the Luisa Piñeiro Fuentes School of … more
Call it love at first bark. As Beth Marchand approached a mobile pet adoption van parked outside a Petco on Sunday, Muenster the 1-year-old shih tzu mix affectionately leapt onto her. more
Last week, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon came to Lehman College with an upbeat message, exhorting young audience members to believe in the power of their voices. more
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  A couple enjoys an afternoon full of chocolate and wine during a Valentine’s Day event at Wave Hill on Sunday. more
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