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Next year will mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the landmark legislation that gave women the right to vote. Historians and educators nationwide will spend this year highlighting the women who fought alongside their sisters for the most basic of democratic rights. more
Bronx borough president James Lyons hopped into his limousine outside the Bronx County Courthouse and directed his chauffeur to make haste for Marble Hill. The time for invasion had come. more
Jake Goldsmith sat slumped on the Bronx Science bench, floored at what had just happened. Ryan Kim sat with his head down while Ethan Chen sat quietly in the corner, changing out of his Wolverines’ volleyball uniform for the final time this season. more
A year after Bronx Science saw its season come to a close in a playoff loss to Port Richmond, the Wolverines had a chance to return the favor. And they did it in a big way. more
As far as anyone is concerned, the race to replace Councilman Andrew Cohen won’t take place until 2021. Yet, there are already two candidates actively campaigning for the seat, and one nursing a bit of a black eye. more
Sarah Stern is constantly bringing poetry to the table. It all began when she was about to graduate from middle school. At the time, Stern was required to “bring something creative” to commemorate the occasion. She wasn’t sure what she could contribute. more
Early in the morning hours of Tuesday, Elizabeth Thompson boarded a bus destined to Albany. Now retired, Thompson spends her time fighting for the rights of apartment tenants she says are being taken advantage of by their landlords. It’s what took Thompson to the state capital this week, and a sidewalk outside Bronx Housing Civil Court the week before. more
Growing up, Deborah Kahan Kolb knew the stories of what her grandparents endured during the Holocaust. more
It wasn’t that long ago when the John F. Kennedy Campus boys volleyball team was little more than a league doormat. more
Pete Nizzari didn’t like what he was seeing last week, and it had nothing to do with the three medical procedures he has had performed on his right eye to correct a detached retina. more
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