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It seems rare city agencies quickly respond to community demands. But so far, changes like what’s happening where Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue intersect in Spuyten Duyvil are the rare exception to that rule. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters last week he’s convinced his mandate encouraged thousands of education department workers to get at least the first dose of the vaccine, leaving just a handful who still haven’t done it. Just in case, however, the education department brought in thousands of vaccinated substitute teachers. more
It's a journey that begins on 30th Street in Manhattan, and at some point in the not-so-distant future, will end in a new temporary home about 230 blocks north for more than a hundred single men  looking to sleep with a roof over their heard. more
It’s a long, slow slog when it comes to implementing congestion pricing. But while all of it is expected to take place in the heart of Manhattan’s financial district, the implications are expected to be felt citywide as state officials look to cure some of the traffic congestion in the densest parts of New York City. more
Samantha Charlip enjoys her peace — if she can find it. Living across from Seton Park, peace has proven to be a difficult state to achieve. Especially the day the trumpeter arrived. more
After decades of personal success, one core mission now drives Stanley Manne: To give back to where he came from. That’s why Manne wrote a check for $18 million to the alumni foundation for his alma mater, The Bronx High School of Science. more
Tucked just behind the tennis courts at Seton Park, a small cave sits vandalized and covered in litter. But this little rock structure is more than just a cave — it’s a grotto. And it’s been there longer than the Spuyten Duyvil park itself. more
For a brief moment, Ray Pultinas had a single glimmer of hope that his group’s garden and “edible” forest on the grounds of DeWitt Clinton High School could be saved. But those hopes have now all but been extinguished as the city’s education department prepares to bring the James Baldwin Outdoor Learning Center to an abrupt end. more
There were numerous competitive Democratic primaries to keep track of in the Bronx last month. But of all the city council races in the mainland borough, the east Bronx win of Amanda Farias was special not just for her, of course, but also an up-and-coming campaign team she entrusted to secure that victory. more
Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo lifted most state-mandated coronavirus restrictions last June, various aspects of life in New York have slowly returned to normal. Well, a “new normal” anyway. more
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