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Manhattan law firm Kucker, Marino, Winiarsky & Bittens LLP will pay $50,000 for sending misleading letters to hundreds of tenants in the Bronx for giving them a false sense of security and bad legal advice regarding their rent-stabilization status, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced June 17. more
 State Sen. Gustavo Rivera is still not getting an endorsement from the Bronx Democratic Party in his bid to hold onto his seat in the newly drawn 33rd district. Instead, the county organization is backing his challenger, political newcomer Miguelina Camilo. more
Art expertise isn’t needed to win an art contest for Kingsbridge International High School students, but it takes plenty of imagination. more
The Rent Guidelines Board voted 5-4 Tuesday night to grant final approval to the biggest rent hike for rent-stabilized tenants in nine years. Rent for one-year leases will go up 3.25 percent and 5 percent for two-year leases. more
Check theft, second only to auto grand larceny in this part of the Bronx, is the most prevalent crime committed. Most often checks are “fished” out of mailboxes, “washed” and then cashed. more
The nearly $101 billion city budget that Mayor Eric Adams and the city council agreed to  and eventually approved last week got accolades and at least one criticism for not going far enough for the homeless. more
Sometimes real life creeps into the classroom. Just like the rest of school districts throughout New York state, students taking Regents exams this month in the Bronx and the rest of the city are feeling the impact of the pandemic and the trauma from a mass shooting in Buffalo. more
  When Kenny Stevens co-founded the Dyckman Basketball Tournament, it was another way for him and his friends to play more basketball. But since that summer 32 years ago, life has never been … more
Jeffrey Dinowitz has served as the assemblyman in the northwest Bronx for just under 30 years. In that time, he has passed hundreds of bills, spearheaded the development of a new business district, repaired roads and brought in funding for new schools. Now he’s hoping voters will put their faith in him once more as he goes up against organizer Jessica Altagracia Woolford in the Democratic primary on Tuesday. more
Primary election day is just around the corner on Tuesday. In the Bronx, voters will make their picks for governor, lieutenant governor, state assembly and other party positions. more
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