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Ruben Diaz Jr., heralded a Bronx that is surging upward and onward on multiple fronts — while also stressing the need for vast improvements on a plethora of others — in his 10th state of the borough address. more
Newspapers are tasked with delivering news and holding those entrusted with our leadership — whether government or otherwise — accountable. more
A little before dawn on Feb. 28, 1989, firebomb-wielding attackers laid siege to The Riverdale Press offices on Broadway, reportedly after the newspaper defended Salman Rushdie’s controversial novel “The Satanic Verses.” more
Throughout history, the relationship between the police and those they have sworn to serve and protect has proven to be complex. And it certainly isn’t just an international issue — it’s one that comes up all too frequently here in the United States as well. more
In a city afflicted by sundry forms of parking banditry, some lawmakers want to clamp down on something that doesn’t get a lot of attention normally: placard abuse. more
Who will succeed new state attorney general Letitia James as New York City’s next public advocate is a question voters are set to decide in a special election Feb. 26 — but how to choose from a crowded field of 17 candidates is likely going to be a trick in of itself. more
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi has opened her constituent services office near Pelham Bay. more
One of Alessandra Biaggi’s main issues she championed on the campaign trail to win the state senate seat she now holds was passage of what could become the country’s first single-payer health care system, the New York Health Act. more
They care so deeply about the planet, they huddled in front of U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel’s office Feb. 6, under a gray sky as ominous as their message, to deliver what they see as nothing less than a radical, urgent charge to their local congressman. more
Multitasking smokers looking to pick up smokes and pills in one fell swoop at their local pharmacy are out of luck. more
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