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For better or for worse, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have become part of the city’s transportation landscape. But their names also have been in the news for other reasons — among them alleged union busting, at-times exorbitant prices, and general mistreatment of drivers. more
Schools are overcrowding across the city, and this part of the Bronx is hardly immune. But ever since the Vatican closed the Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and its parochial school and the land was deconsecrated in 2017, many have eyed its valuable West 239th Street land next to Van Cortlandt Park as the perfect site to build a new public school. more
City officials aren’t afraid to pass the buck, but could they go as far as passing the wall? It seems so, at least according to a Fieldston doctor who says the city’s buildings department has harassed him about a crumbling wall along the Henry Hudson Parkway East service road. The problem? Alan Rosenthal says the wall is not his. more
The coronavirus pandemic didn’t spare any part of the Bronx. Beyond those who actually fought COVID-19 itself, the pandemic dealt tremendous economic blows to the borough’s small-business community. more
It’s strange to think every time someone sips on a cocktail or a beer in this corner of the Bronx, that drink was approved by Community Board 8.  more
Although he didn’t specifically reference the vandal attacks against four synagogues in Riverdale, President Joe Biden last week did speak out on the rise of anti-Semitic attacks, calling them “despicable, unconscionable, un-American, and they must stop.” more
Remember the days of sitting in a brightly lit school auditorium after finishing a full day of work, waiting for that couple of minutes to voice concerns about your neighborhood? more
The candidates looking to see who will fill the city council seat currently occupied by Eric Dinowitz like to raise money from people in the Bronx to fund their campaigns. It's just keeping that money in the Bronx they all, for the most part, struggle with. more
Charles Moerdler has never considered himself a “top-down” kind of guy. At least when it comes to government at the hyperlocal level. So why anyone would think he’d support city council Speaker Corey Johnson’s bill he says would overhaul community planning from the mayor’s office on down is beyond him. more
They’re not expected to do much more than choose a pair of new committee chairs, but how Community Board 8 assembled its nominating committee raised questions about whether the board is properly notifying the public about meetings. And the current board chair has committed to do better more
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