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Area environmental activists are calling for a ban on pesticides and herbicides such as Roundup at parks, playgrounds and private homes. Bronx Climate Justice North, a new grassroots advocacy … more
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz wants to earn about $112,890 a year. State Sen. Gustvo Rivera also thinks he should get a raise from state legislators’ current annual pay of $79,500, although he … more
Following the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in west Africa and other parts of the globe, the Montefiore Health System is hosting an “Ebola 101” town hall meeting on Monday, Dec. 1 … more
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The daughter of an elderly patient who was allegedly raped by a male nurse at a Kingsbridge nursing home vows to continue fighting for justice for her 64-year-old mother — despite the … more
When Maimouna Haidaia emigrated from Guinea in West Africa to the U.S. in 2010, she spoke little English. Four years later, as a senior at the Kennedy campus’ ELLIS Preparatory Academy, she … more
The elementary school at 3201 Kingsbridge Ave., long known as just P.S. 7 Kingsbridge, is changing its name to honor its longest serving principal.  The Department of Education (DOE) … more
Students doing homework in the halls of the Bronx High School of Science at 75 W. 205th St. on Nov. 21 glanced up in surprise as a flurry of Secret Service members and flashing cameras passed by … more
An elderly woman is in critical condition after a fire ripped through her Riverdale co-op on Saturday. Authorities said the blaze began on the ninth floor of an 11-story, post-war building at 5500 … more
St. Margaret of Cortona Church last Friday overflowed with family and friends of a beloved 19-year-old college student who died last week after being hospitalized for excessive alcohol consumption in … more
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