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Amid the frenzy of campaigning in New York earlier this month, former President Bill Clinton paused during a speech at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale to touch on one of the biggest priorities of the … more
Weeks of campaigning, heavy press coverage and a heated debate in Brooklyn culminated in a presidential primary with no surprises. Hillary Clinton decisively defeated U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in the … more
Results of the heated presidential primary were just starting to come in as The Press went to print on Tuesday night. But from a Bronx point of view, it may be possible to declare one winner: Borough … more
Amalgamated Houses resident Carol Rich says she has voted as a registered Republican at Vladeck Hall for some 27 years. She was shocked on Tuesday when poll workers could not find her name among … more
Voters in the northwest Bronx helped sweep Hillary Clinton to a decisive victory over U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary last night. more
Presidential primary voting got off to a quiet start in the Northwest Bronx this morning. Voters strolled in and out of sites at the Amalgamated Houses and the Robert J. Christen School (P.S. 81) … more
On the evening of April 6, the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club was buzzing with activity. About two dozen people were crammed into the small office on West 231st Street, sitting at tables … more
Advocates hope this will be the session when the state Senate finally passes the Child Victims Act, a package of two bills that eliminate the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses … more
The leading contenders in the race for outgoing Congressman Charles Rangel’s seat have cited their tenures in Albany as among the main reasons voters in Upper Manhattan and part of the Bronx … more
Former President Bill Clinton struck an intimate note with hundreds of residents of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale while campaigning for his wife Hillary Clinton this morning. more
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