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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
In his 29 years in Congress, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has become famous for hearty handshakes with president after president as they walked down the aisle to address joint sessions of Congress. Not … 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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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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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 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
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to create a paved hiking and biking trail from New York City to Canada has given new hope to local environmental activists who have struggled for decades to … more
When a local resident asked Mayor Bill de Blasio if he would make a commitment to extending the Hudson River Greenway into Riverdale his answer was a definite “maybe.” De Blasio … more
In the past year, the Hudson River Greenway initiative in Riverdale has made significant progress.  Not only did state Sen. Jeff Klein allocate funding for the Metropolitan Transportation … more
The MTA might consider expanding Bx10 bus service, but no changes to the Bx20 line are likely, officials said, after local residents urged improvements to the lines commuters say are marred by long waits, overcrowding and a lack of seats. more
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