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The choice this November on who should reside in the White House come 2021 could be one of the most important ever. These alarms have sounded many times before — likely with each presidential election. But for Michael Heller, as he watches Donald Trump’s impeachment trial drag on in the U.S. Senate, this might be the real deal. more
Away from the dense jungle of tables and the impossible-to-miss wood-fired oven in the main dining room of the Kingsbridge Social Club, many have found refuge in an enclosed outdoor area, enjoying just enough solitude to hash out strategies and build alliances. Or on this one particular night last week, regroup after narrowly averting what could have been a harsh blow to a campaign they hope might forge a new path for politics on this side of the Bronx. more
Looking at how northwest Bronx’s own 50th Precinct stacked up in 2019, it appears at first glance that not much changed from the year before. Of the NYPD’s so-called seven major crimes — burglary, felony assault, murder, grand larceny, car thefts, robbery and rape — the 5-0 actually saw a slight uptick. more
It’s not hard to see Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz isn’t happy about what’s happening with the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, which he has heavily influenced over the last couple decades. But now it’s to the point where we’re even getting callbacks to Dinowitz’s so-called Rainbow Revolution that toppled the Bronx Democratic political machine more than a decade ago. more
Four students from this part of the Bronx who are studying at the New York Institute of Technology, finished their service-learning projects during the fall semester. more
And now there are four. Jessica Haller, a self-described climate activist and tech entrepreneur, has filed to run for city council, looking to succeed Andrew Cohen. more
One firefighter is injured, but flames appear to now be under control at a three-alarm fire that broke out at 601 Kappock St., Tuesday morning. more
It’s not a matter of if, but when. It’s not months, but rather weeks — even days. Riverdale Neighborhood House is on the verge of naming a new executive director just months after Dan Eudine stepped down. And Amanda Salzhauer couldn’t be more excited about the future of the 147-year-old institution. more
It seems the fight by express bus riders to maintain after-hours service connecting the Bronx and Manhattan has ended in victory. more
It was just another meeting of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, as nearly 100 people squeezed into the club's  quaint storefront space on West 231st Street. more
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