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History keeps repeating — Candidates spend, just not in Bronx

The last time this part of the Bronx had a contested primary race for city council, Oliver Koppell was gearing up for a run against state Sen. Jeffrey Klein for his role in creating an off-shoot caucus of Democrats in Albany that had decided to partner up with their Republican colleagues.

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BronxNet, Press join forces to host in-person city council candidates forum

Weeks — even months — of campaigning have come down to this: The June 22 Democratic primary will likely set the stage for who will lead New York City in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Girl disappears from Henry Ittleson Center ... again

It's been nearly seven months since any teens and pre-teens were reported missing from the Henry Ittleson Center on Iselin Avenue, but one of the girls who had disappeared for a short time last year is now missing again.

Bronx civil court judge candidates make their case

Even many hardcore politicos don’t know much about the list of contenders who usually appear at the bottom of the ballot: The candidates for judge. There are two open civil court judicial positions open on the municipal court bench, serving an area covering the entire western side of the Bronx.

Heading back to school ... for real

Technology has become more commonplace in the classroom over the past 20 years or so. But it may have been difficult to guess just how essential it would become in March 2020.

Broadway gets electrified with new car chargers

Elon Musk may have never heard of Riverdale, but it’s clear the influence of the electric car pioneer has finally reached this corner of the Bronx.

Feeding the world, especially the children

Some may not have the fondest memories of school cafeteria food. But like it or not, it’s essential to many in the city’s public school system.

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Donovan wants to rebuild communities, from inside out

There’s no doubt, Shaun Donovan has had an impressive career in housing. And it all started in this corner of the Bronx.

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System wronged Wright, but he works to make it better

It’s near impossible to find any political candidate not out there ready to share with you their entire resume from the moment you start shaking hands, to the split second you let go.

A rash of poison ivy overruns walkways

Imagine walking along Riverdale Avenue, enjoying the warm spring weather, only to be struck in the face by dangling plants.

Van Horn ready to find some Hollywood magic

When Jackson Van Horn presented his film work to his classmates at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy for the first time, he got a response that made the then-eighth-grader feel all of his work putting the project together was worth it.

Wasting no time on vaccine

A shot of hope for our younger children

People have had a rough go of it over the past year or so in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. But kids might have had the roughest time of all.

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