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It’s an impressive list of multi-sports greats: Deion Sanders. Jim Thorpe. Bo Jackson. Jackie Robinson is in Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, but excelled at three other sports in college as well — football, basketball and track. Still, he’d have to tack on one more to catch up with Martin Zelnik. more
In just a couple weeks, the Bronx will welcome a new borough president for the first time since 2009. more
But even in the waning days of an administration, it’s never too late to try and leave a lasting impact. Especially for Bill de Blasio, who’s rumored to be eyeing a run for governor next year. That very well may be why de Blasio announced a coronavirus vaccine mandate last week for all of the city’s private sector workers. more
It’s been 1,548 days since Hurricane Maria ravaged her home of Puerto Rico. Yet, Janet Torres still lives with devastating effects — but not from the storm. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s leaving office at the end of the month with a particular point of pride: He’s cut poverty and near-poverty rates to levels  not seen since the statistic was first measured in 2005. more
The city council has made history, passing a bill that aims to give the roughly 800,000 immigrant non-citizens living in New York City the right to vote. While casting his “yes” vote for the bill in the council chamber last week, lead sponsor Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez said what he and his colleagues were doing was “making history.” more
The car theft trend in this corner of the Bronx continues with yet another vehicle stolen. Although this time it wasn’t a Honda CR-V. more
It’s been five years since the parochial school at Visitation closed its doors for good. But soon, there may be a new crop of children running around after the bell rings. more
The furor continues, and it’s been a long time coming. And yet, when the city’s transportation department was called to task, the agency was nowhere to be found. more
For one day every year for the past three decades, Terence Mulvey was Santa Claus. The North Riverdale resident would collect donations to buy toys and then don the iconic red-and-white suit to hand them out to children at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. more
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