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Jamaal Bowman stood on the steps of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, calling for his upper chamber colleagues to pass a bill he and Democrats say will protect voting rights — especially among people of color — across the country. more
U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman was arrested Thursday outside the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, after joining a small crowd there protesting for expanded voting rights in the country. more
For the first time in nearly a month, COVID-19 cases are dropping in the Bronx — to the point where positivity rates have fallen below the state average. more
While many hope to find solace in their own home, Rosario Ramon has grown weary of hers. “As much as I love my home, I’m also tired of fighting these battles with this building’s landlord,” Ramon said, in Spanish. “There’s just so much to deal with that I don’t even know where to begin.” more
For more than a half century, if motorists in this corner of the Bronx needed their car serviced, they knew to take it to Jimmy Packes. Whether it was a routine oil check or an engine overhaul, drivers could count on Jimmy. more
The information one might find on their credit card is likely some of the most valuable things found in their wallet. And many go out of their way to keep it safe. more
A hard-fought battle has finally produced results. An intersection that claimed the life of a prominent resident last year will now get a traffic light. At least that’s the word from the city’s transportation department, paving the way for such a signal at Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue. more
Riverdale Temple is about to say goodbye to one of its spiritual leaders after a decade of service. Cantor Inbal Sharett-Singer is set to become the new senior cantor at Temple Israel in Minneapolis. Rabbi Tom Gardner and synagogue president Ronna Weber broke the news to the Riverdale Temple congregation just this past week. more
First came the long stretches of previously unpaved roads. Then one complaint became the first drop in a bucket, filled by a torrential downpour of protests. It’s as if we’re on the road to nowhere, and stuck in a purgatorial loop — and it’s right where Kappock Street and Palisade Avenue meet. more
Primary day has stuck with Eric Dinowitz. Not only was the most recent one last year when he secured his city council seat for the next two years, but also because he also discovered a troubling trend. more
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