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As state Sen. Adriano Espaillat fights to succeed Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress, he has to keep an eye on his own seat in Albany. Former Councilman Robert Jackson announced a challenge against … more
All eyes were on Lehman College last week when Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived to deliver his annual State of the City address on Feb. 4. His speech came shortly after Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz … more
A package of City Council bills could change quality-of-life crimes such as littering and excessive noise from misdemeanors to matters for civil court. Commentators noted the proposal marks a … more
City Council members are celebrating their first pay raise in a decade following an overwhelming vote on Feb. 5. The 32-percent hike bumped annual salaries from $112,500 to $148,500 — nearly … more
The state has breathed new life into the Kingsbridge National Ice Center (KNIC) in the form of mad money.  Following delays and perceived fundraising hiccups, the New York State Public … more
One of the most loathed parts of the mayor’s proposed zoning changes has undergone a modification during a recent City Planning Commission (CPC) review, according to northwest Bronx Councilman … more
The New York League of Conservation Voters’ (NYLCV) released scorecards for each member of City Council on Jan. 28, grading officials for their annual voting track record on environmental … more
As the City Council gets ready to debate the mayor’s controversial zoning proposals, the Schervier Nursing Care Center is up for sale. The Spuyten Duyvil senior care campus is currently owned … more
Change is sweeping through the Bronx, and community boards (CB) can’t hide. In addition to the recent resignation of Fr. Richard Gorman at CB 12 following allegations of past sexual abuse, … more
About a dozen business owners and community members met last week to discuss safety concerns in the wake of the Jan. 4 murder of a McDonald’s night manager on Broadway. Capt. Terence … more
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