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The decision to turn new apartments at 5731 Broadway into a transitional housing for the homeless is now in the hands of the agency who developed the idea in the first place — the city's … more
Waiting for the bus can feel like forever, especially not knowing how far away it is. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has tried to cure that with four new bus countdown clocks installed in the Bronx earlier this summer — but not in this part of the borough. And it doesn’t look like they’re heading to Riverdale and Kingsbridge anytime soon. more
He never wanted to run for public office, but Andrew Sandler couldn’t stay away from public service. more
When the Bronx does something, it does it big. And that couldn't be more true than it was Wednesday when dozens of Bronx leaders and political organizations officially announced their support for Mayor Bill de Blasio's re-election campaign. more
The homeless plight affecting New York is a personal one for Rachel Rosenberger. But probably not as many might think. more
U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat took to the House floor in Washington July 19 to remember New York Police Department officer Miosotis Familia, who was shot and killed July 5 in the Bronx. more
You’ve likely never heard of Pat Fitzpatrick. But to hundreds of people in the college town of Gainesville, Florida, he’s a hero. more
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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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Herb Eysser didn’t want a vandalized 9/11 memorial site to stay empty over the Fourth of July holiday, so he draped an American flag on the vacant stand at Endor Community Garden near West 253rd Street and Fieldston Road. more
How is the Trump presidency affecting the Bronx? U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel wants to know, and he’s ready to answer questions about a Trump world at the same time. more
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