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The response to the election of Donald Trump to the White House was one of shock, disbelief and concern for many in the nation. For mother and daughter Zenaida Bough, 41, and Tatiana Jenkins, 18, the … more
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Catherine Montgomery has filed applications for an affordable apartment for years, but no one ever responded, she said. And then finally she got a studio in a new building on Broadway, and one … more
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How would you rate the streets in Riverdale and Fieldston? According to the city’s Independent Budget Office, the area is the second-worst for road quality in the Bronx and comes in 185th among … more
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
For Richard Espinal, dropping off his two daughters at the Milton Fein School (P.S. 7) was like playing the video game Frogger, he said—having to jump across the lanes of a busy street and avoid … 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
The commanding officer of the 50th police precinct has apologized this week for having previously misidentified a homeowner from Spuyten Duyvil as a homeless man who had been staying in a wooded area … more
The Press has received many responses to the Dec. 8 article and editorial about towing.  more
Jamillah Cooper, a parent at the Tech International Charter School, says she will work to keep the school open, despite its plan to close at the end of June. She talks about how much her daughter … more
Four school cafeterias with evidence of rat activity. One school cafeteria with 400 spots of mice excreta. Another with 130 flies. Would you—or your child—knowingly eat there? Many schools in … more
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