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U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has returned to the Bronx after weeks of his self-imposed exile to Washington, D.C., but apparently told Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., he's concerned  because he's in the middle of what's probably the most difficult primary he's ever faced as a congressman, in a private exchange caught on camera.. more
In an effort to curb the violence that has followed protests in some parts of the city over last week's police-related killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio have jointly ordered a citywide curfew beginning at 11 p.m., and continuing until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. more
With just weeks to go before Democratic primary, Andom Ghebreghiorgis announced Monday morning he’s dropping out the Congressional race challenging U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel, and instead will endorse fellow challenger Jamaal Bowman. more
The federal government has rolled out two rounds of the Paycheck Protection Program — providing small businesses with money to keep employees paid and employed while preventing layoffs and furloughs — but hasn’t done much for housing co-operatives, which U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel says have been left out in the cold. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks it’s time for New York City to start down the long road past the “new normal” and closer to life beyond the coronavirus pandemic. more
Target Corp. has drastically scaled back a number of planned temporary store closings that originally included more than a dozen New York-based stores — including the one on West 225th Street. On Sunday, the company says it will only close six stores, none of them in New York. more
When Jeff Garcia retired from the New York Police Department in 2015, he wanted follow his passions by starting his own business. Of course, doing that was easier said than done. But after Garcia brainstormed with one of his former partners from his cop days, they settled on two passions virtually everyone has in common: coffee and wine.  more
For many college students, May is the month of commencements and graduation speeches. But then again, this is 2020, and it’s no typical year with the coronavirus pandemic, meaning the glamour of the pomp and circumstance surrounding finally getting that degree is lost. more
Since before the Obama administration ended, unemployment has been so low, at below 4 percent, it seemed anyone who wanted a job could get one. The coronavirus changed that, however, with figures jumping to more than 14 percent in April — its highest since the Great Depression. Millions are out of work, and even with financial help from the federal government, many still can’t pay bills — like rent. more
Garages aren’t the only hot spot for thefts in the community. Someone decided the pickings at the Key Food supermarket on West 235th Street looked much better. Police say an unhappy customer took five Dove brand hand soaps on the evening of May 21, all worth $30. Instead of paying, however, he reportedly strolled right past the cash register and out the door. more
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