Taxpayers fund campaigns, but little remains in Bronx

It’s supposed to be a local city council special election race, but some might say it’s not feeling very local. That is, for everyone except Carlton Berkley.

Good news! Rosey’s shop is back

Roosevelt Spivey is a survivor.  He’s cut hair in his Marble Hill barbershop on West 228th Street for nearly six decades. And so far, no challenge has stopped Spivey — known by his friends and customers as “Rosey” — from doing what he loves.

Sisters of Charity offer priceless gift to remember saint

The list of what’s been named in honor of America’s first native-born saint is too extensive to list here, but even two centuries after her death, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s legacy endures. But on the College of Mount Saint Vincent campus, the Sisters of Charity of New York remember her in a much different way: Mother Seton.

Getting older doesn’t mean slowing down

Aging is a fact of life. Whether we want to admit it or not, we’re all getting older. As we age, it’s important to start paying more attention to how we take care of ourselves, and put more work into staying healthy.

They’re too young to vote, but they’re old enough to care

Too young to vote, but certainly ready to ask the tough questions among a group of people looking to become the area’s next member of the city council.

Newest council candidate under fire over Twitter

Kevin Pazmino, shared Trump’s love of Twitter. And just like the former president, his account, too, was suspended by Twitter. Pazmino doesn’t know why he, too, was silenced — but those running against him in the council race say they do.

On the computer? In the car? SAR here to help

SAR Academy and its nearby high school made national headlines becoming some of the first schools in the state — and perhaps the country — to close because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, nearly a year later, they’re leading the charge to get their surrounding community vaccinated against the very virus that initially shut them down.

Candidates debate legalizing sex workers

Sex workers face as much as a 75 percent chance of experiencing sexual violence on the job, according to statistics compiled by the Urban Justice Center. Yet, many of these assaults go unreported because sex workers fear potential arrest or even further assault if they go to the police.

Fasten your seatbelts for bumpy ride on Palisade Ave

Rollercoasters can be fun, so long as they’re within the confines of state fairs and amusement parks. But when they’re outside a nursing home, the adrenaline rush seems to suddenly disappear.

COVID recovery means more than just vaccine or two

The coronavirus pandemic impacted nearly every aspect of life as we know it. But with President Joe Biden committing to secure enough vaccine doses for every American, the country might be turning the corner on this once-in-a-lifetime health crisis.

Army QB doesn't stray far from Riverdale roots

The 50 miles between Cardinal Hayes High School and the U.S. Military Academy transitions from a busy urban corridor to rural hilly terrain along Palisades Parkway. There’s a natural ease for embracing the difference in lifestyle between the Bronx and West Point — two places whose only apparent commonality is the state each calls home.

Universal health care finally on horizon?

There have been more than 120,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the Bronx, leading to 5,500 deaths. Those who live through COVID-19 could face months, if not years, of lingering effects, burdening already strained budgets.

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Family, friends say 'bye for now' to Glenn Leahey, 57

Glenn Edward Leahey died peacefully at home on Feb. 13, 2021, of natural causes.

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Students receive top marks at Holy Cross

Making the dean’s list anywhere is no mean feat. But when it happens at one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, it’s all the more cause for celebration.

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