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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. more
There’s a lot of history along Post Road — from visits by iconic generals to its significance in keeping early New York connected with the rest of the country. So it might be easy then to almost dismiss the rock excavation at 5278 Post Road almost as an archeological dig. But it’s not. Instead, Stagg Group is building a seven-story residential building on the site, and all that rock is just in the way. more
The New York City Police Foundation says it’s offering $1 million in total grants to local precincts, allowing each of them to consider new programs that promote wellness, honor fallen officers, and meet other needs at the community level. more
Ranked-choice voting has been promoted as a fresh coat of paint in New York City’s election process — but it’s paint that has yet to dry. Still, that’s opening doors for new ways to campaign. And at least two candidates in the upcoming March 23 special election race to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council are poised to take advantage. more
Early voting to decide who will fill out the final year of Andrew Cohen's time on the city council is set to begin March 13. And where you can cast your ballot is no longer a mystery now that the city's elections board has shared where early votes will be accepted. more
Education is a topic of interest in almost any community. But in larger cities like New York — where the mayor calls many of the shots for public schools — it’s even more important to know where those seeking to become the city’s highest-ranking government official stand on the issues. more
Eric Dinowitz has had some trouble escaping the shadow of his father, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz. Then again, some might say he’s not trying very hard to escape it. With the backing of the powerful Benjamin Franklin Democratic Reform Club and then there’s the name itself, it’s hard to deny family ties may give the younger Dinowitz an edge in not only this race, but his political career. more
Coronavirus infection rates may be dropping in the city, but two prominent candidates seeking to open up offices in City Hall are now among those who are testing positive. more
Last Saturday, with every last option exhausted, Sarina Prabasi stood in front of their proud Riverdale Avenue coffee shop to share the bad news: The doors were closing for good. more
Key Food likes to bill its grocery stores as “fresh,” and indeed, it’s a fresh new day for the chain’s North Riverdale location after its franchise owner settled a union dispute with the city’s consumer affairs department, restoring the jobs of more than a dozen employees let go last summer. more
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