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When Serin Philip is asked to describe the street in front of his real estate storefront Rapid Realty, he can only come up with one word: “warzone.” “It’s like an … more
The world is at their fingertips — or at least that’s what people tell them. But the truth is young people, especially in the Bronx, are having a hard time finding work. The rate of 16- to 24-year-olds who are either out of work or out of school in the borough is 26 percent — double that of Manhattan. more
A cleaner park. Well-maintained hiking trails. Improved water quality. Those were some the projects the nonprofit Friends of Van Cortlandt Park worked on over the past 25 years. more
It’s the early morning rush hour and Deborah Wallace stands at a bus stop near Kappock Street and Knolls Crescent. more
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Come January, the Van Cortlandt Motel might have to go back to being just that — a motel. more
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It's going to be a little harder to get out of the Bronx this weekend, especially if you're hoping to jump on the 1 train. more
As news about the death of two toddlers rocked his community, Charles Zsebedics knew there was more to the story — and it would be unpleasant. more
Just a year after effectively losing a battle to get homeless families out of a Broadway hotel, elected officials and community leaders were caught by surprise yet again when word got out that a recently constructed apartment building at 5731 Broadway would become a shelter for more than 80 homeless families. more
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Many may remember Bracha Graber as the city social worker-turned-whistleblower who exposed citywide foster care fraud in the early 1990s. more
As temperatures throughout New York stay well into the 90s, city officials said they'll not only keep "cooling centers" open through Friday, but many of the swimming pools — including the one in Van Cortlandt Park — will remain open longer. more
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