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The U.S. Postal Service has not yet set any date for when it might return the 124 Bronx mailboxes taken from sidewalks last month, and some of the mailboxes may not be coming back at all, according … more
Congressman Eliot Engel and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs joined the chorus of public figures denouncing a UN resolution that condemned Israel and that the U.S. allowed the resolution to … more
Looking at the Amalgamated Nursery School, which has been educating the youngest residents of the Amalgamated and Park Reservoir co-ops for 83 years, one might never know the anxiety that loomed over … more
The leader of the Independent Democratic Conference, state Sen. Jeffrey Klein, said his group will maintain its majority coalition with Republicans in the Senate, describing the alliance as a way to … more
The traffic island at the intersection of Van Cortlandt West and Sedgwick avenues is covered with scuffs and scratches—apparent evidence of run-ins with vehicles of various shapes and … more
Unity of the human spirit was the order of the day at Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s annual pre-Hanukkah celebration last week.  The event, which is traditionally held at Borough … more
Community Board 8 has voted to endorse a plan to rehabilitate Jerome Park Reservoir, after the Department of Environmental Protection has revised it to heed some of the community’s … more
Adriano Espaillat has had a big year.  In June, the outgoing state senator won a nine-person primary race to replace 46-year incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel in the House, narrowly defeating … more
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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
State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is advocating for extending the reverse mortgage program to co-ops in New York. But the bid is facing a few hurdles.  The reverse mortgage program allows homeowners … more
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