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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. more
Although winter storms and production issues have slowed down supply, vaccines are making their way into the Bronx. And those eligible to receive the early doses won’t have to travel all the way to Yankee Stadium to get jabbed in the arm. more
With the March 23 city council special election race just around the corner, it seems just about everybody is looking to get their voice in on which candidate they’re supporting. So it should be no surprise that there have been a flood of endorsements in recent weeks. more
It would be a gross understatement to say this past year has been tough for small businesses.  more
It’s been two months since a working group from Community Board 8’s traffic and transportation committee proposed some potential changes to Independence Avenue — a reckless driving hotspot in the neighborhood. But even with some of those ideas indefinitely tabled, the committee hasn’t given up on the point where Independence meets West 237th Street. more
Even if you’re never heard of Elizabeth Ann Seton, you’ve felt her presence, even if you haven’t realized it. Seton Hall University in New Jersey. The former Elizabeth Seton College that existed in Yonkers until the late 1980s. Even Seton Park right here in Spuyten Duyvil. 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. more
Mino Lora was angry. And last summer, she was hardly alone. A non-profit theatre executive director pondering a run for city council, Lora turned to Twitter on Aug. 4, and just started typing. “Abolish the police now,” she said, putting the last word in all-caps. more
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. more
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. more
After a divisive 2020 election season that pit many against a president they said went too far, Kevin Pazmino is concerned about the direction his country is headed.  more
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