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Kingsbridge residents will welcome new neighbors sooner rather than later as the highly touted — and hotly contested — contract between developer Stagg Group, Praxis Housing Initiatives, and the city to open a transitional homeless facility at 5731 Broadway was finally signed last week. more
The decision by the SUNY Charter Schools Committee to change its process of teacher certification has earned a lawsuit from the state’s largest teachers union. more
What’s good for Kingsbridge should be just as good for Riverdale. more
The Anti-Defamation League has pulled together 10 New York mayors — led by Bill de Blasio — who have all pledged to fight hate and extremism by signing the Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry. more
Following a weekend filled with violence and bigotry in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month over the removal of Confederate statues, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Aug. 16 he would convene a task force to examine all statues in the city, marking specific ones that might be considered offensive or rooted in racism or bigotry. more
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After the raucous meeting in July over a proposed homeless shelter in Kingsbridge, Community Board 8’s land use committee is set to meet again Sept. 5. And near the top of its agenda? Once again, 5731 Broadway. more
Five arts organizations have teamed up to form a coalition providing financial resources to empower emerging artists in the Bronx, Washington Heights and Harlem. more
The so-called “summer of hell” in New York City mass transit could come to end. That is, if lawmakers can come to a consensus on the best way to fund and fix serious issues with the Metropolitan Transit Authority. 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
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