Keyword: Kingsbridge Heights
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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
For Monique Hamilton, planting and harvesting in her urban garden verges on the sublime — from seeding to weeding to reaping vegetables, followed by winter’s lull, until frozen ground thaws and the cycle starts anew in spring. more
Ursula Chanse describes 1988 as a “time of upheaval” in the Bronx. Between those moving out of the borough and people committed to staying, change was happening at a rapid pace. more
Ruben Diaz Jr., heralded a Bronx that is surging upward and onward on multiple fronts — while also stressing the need for vast improvements on a plethora of others — in his 10th state of the borough address. more
When Robert Peralta first brought his oldest son to the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center’s Head Start preschool program, he had no idea what to expect when his son kept calling for him. more
1. Police said a 16-year-old boy was robbed and attacked near the Marble Hill Playground, at West 230th Street and Godwin Terrace, on March 1 at 8:30 a.m. more
A small activist group and Community Board 8 have put the city in a difficult spot, forcing the city’s lawyers to decide between defending the rights of Kingsbridge Heights residents and … more
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