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Even Community Board 8 deserves a break. And like in past years, it’s getting it with a summer hiatus that not only allows its nearly 50 members a chance to recharge their batteries, but also a chance to reset the board itself. more
For years, a sign above the West 231st Street headquarters of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club has featured the name of elected officials representing the Bronx. It includes names like borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat, and even at the lowest elected levels, Eric Dinowitz and Randi Martos as Democratic district leaders. more
This part of the Bronx is practically bursting with political groups — the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, Northwest Bronx Indivisible, NYCD-16 Indivisible, and Bend the Arc Riverdale are just some of the places people can find a political home and become engaged both locally and beyond. more
May and June are typically when students don caps and gowns, making the stride to accept their high school diplomas in front of their families and friends during their commencement ceremonies. But with a coronavirus pandemic still very much a part of people’s daily lives, the thought of hosting such ceremonies could spell serious jeopardy for everyone involved, and anyone they might come into contact with after. more
With summer approaching, the first phase of reopening on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic couldn’t come soon enough for New York City, especially for businesses here in the Bronx. more
William Barr might be working to distance himself from an incident in Washington last week where the U.S. Attorney General reportedly ordered the removal of peaceful protesters on what's now become Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House — but he might have a different issue a little closer to where he once attended school in the Bronx. more
Eliot Engel is not ashamed about the fact he’s been in Congress a long time — or the fact that voters have “renewed his contract” every two years since 1989. more
Businesses up and down Broadway boarded up their windows and removed valuables from their stores Tuesday afternoon after police warned of potential looting once the city’s 8 p.m. curfew went into effect. more
Hospital capacity slipped a little going into Thursday, prolonging New York City's hope of becoming the last region in the state to start reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Since the … more
New York has ramped up coronavirus diagnostic testing so much that testing sites, including drive-thru ones like the site at Lehman College, now have more tests available than people seeking … more
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