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Operators of a proposed drug abuse clinic have their sights set on conquering a corner of Kingsbridge, leaving Community Board 8 with a slew of unanswered questions — and some neighbors with a barrel of concerns. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel is once again pushing for expanded federal protections supporting members of the LGBTQ community as one of the congressional leaders pushing H.R. 5, also known as The Equality Act. more
Just days after protests rocked its campus, Ethical Culture Fieldston school is heading to court after a senior there filed suit, accusing the prestigious private school of racial discrimination. more
The U.S. House of Representatives passed what some are describing as a “sweeping” voting rights bill designed to change how elections are conducted nationwide. more
It’s not a perfect system — far from it, in fact. Indeed, some Marble Hill, Kingsbridge and Riverdale residents know all too well of the city’s 311 system’s shortcomings when it comes to actually addressing their complaints. But now some local lawmakers are looking to fix it. more
Thousands of Bronx residential workers averted a strike after reaching a tentative contract agreement late Tuesday night. more
The final outcome of contentious contract negotiations between 3,000 residential workers and the Bronx Realty Advisory Board remains uncertain, although one thing is clear — a strike definitely isn’t out of the question. more
A pair of developers looking for the city’s help to build a nine-story mixed-use building at 5278 Post Road might have found a new hurdle beyond the rock outcroppings on the property they believe should give their plan special consideration. more
A state lawmaker seeks to empower embattled tenants to take their landlords to task for alleged rent overcharges by giving them more time to take action — much more time. more
Judge Judy may have a little bit of Riverdale on her mind. more
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