Streets are safer, crime stats show

Crime might be plummeting to record-shattering lows citywide, but that’s not to say every single northwest Bronx resident — from Kingsbridge Heights to North Riverdale — feels safer.

NYCHA pressured to address tenant concerns

As another frigid winter nears, threatening to deepen the saga of suffering for public housing residents, a slate of local political leaders has called on their landlord to address a lengthy list of longstanding ills afflicting tenants.

Cabrera slams voter guide ‘disenfranchising’ parolees

What appeared to be a matter of oversight on the part of the city’s Campaign Finance Board actually could have reverberating negative consequences for thousands of potential voters.

Ruth Westheimer continues sexual revolution at CSAIR

She dazzled us on just about every talk show and television program available in the 1980s, leaving our mouths and minds wide open through her radio show, “Sexually Speaking.”

Many millions needed for greenway glory

Runners, cyclists, weekend warriors and others craving a greenway for the Bronx can celebrate an important step in what’s been a drawn-out battle to make the trail come true — it’s feasible. At least according to the final report from a comprehensive Metro-North study.

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Lady Tigers honing in on third straight PSAL crown

Sometimes it just comes down to reputation.

Banking? At the post office?

The time to bring back basic banking services to the post office is now, says a coterie of federal lawmakers — especially in the Bronx, where sizeable swaths of the population either don’t have bank accounts, or suffer from inadequate financial services.

A principal ballerina now really is the principal at ballet academy

Jenna Lavin has been teaching grand-pliés and soubresauts for nearly two decades.  But this year, her role in shaping the minds of young dancers takes a new routine as the new principal of the pre-professional division of the Ballet Academy East.

We are ... No. 62?

Bronx organizations want to step up borough’s lowly health ranking

Charmaine Ruddock knew it would take more than a video to change the Bronx’s health care issues.

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A Ganoderma sessile is growing up right here in Riverdale

Now that I am taking part in the iNaturalist effort, documenting as much of New York City’s flora as possible, I stop more frequently on my walks to check out seeming minutiae.

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Engel to Trump: Let Robert Mueller finish his investigation

Most of the Democrats gathering in front of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club on West 231st Street Thursday afternoon don't serve in Washington, but that didn't stop them from delivering what they say is a very important message to President Donald Trump: Keep your hands off the Robert Mueller investigation.

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