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It was a long time coming, but new stoves and refrigerators are arriving at the Ft. Independence Houses. The chief of staff for Councilman Fernando Cabrera, who allocated funds toward the … more
This summer’s outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease infected at least 120 people, killing 12 of them, but none of the cases were reported to reach as far beyond the South Bronx epicenter as … more
If Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz knows anything about District Attorney Robert Johnson’s rumored plans to leave office before the end of the year, he isn’t talking. Recent days have … more
Since Rep. Charles Rangel’s district was expanded to include a wide stretch of the Bronx in 2013, critics have chastised the congressman for failing to open a district office on this side of … more
Activists are organizing opposition to the Department of City Planning’s (DPC) proposal to rezone the northwest Bronx to accommodate more affordable housing as the city gets ready to make its … more
Local activists have successfully compelled Metro-North to relocate idling trains away from Marble Hill, but now they are unhappy with the new spot for the vehicles — just three miles … more
  After promising to devote $1 million of the district’s budget to suggestions from the community, northwest Bronx Councilman Andrew Cohen has announced the scheduling of five … more
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. slammed NYCHA for its plans to lease open parts of public housing property so developers can build on it. An Aug. 19 Politico New York interview with NYCHA … more
Northwest Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz came under criticism from people at a Community Board (CB) 8 meeting last week who suggested he is putting the interests of his co-op ahead of other … more
The northwest Bronx’s elected officials from U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer to Councilman Andrew Cohen are opposing a deal to lift sanctions on Iran in exchange for limits on its nuclear … more
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