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Democrats cruise to victory in South Bronx congressional, state Senate races

A changing of the guard is on tap for the first time in three decades in the South Bronx's lone...

Fearing long lines and contentious results, some South Bronx voters headed to the polls early

Despite long lines at New York City early voting stations splattered across social media, crowds were minimal over the course...

Kenny Burgos running to replace Marcos Crespos in Assembly

Kenny Burgos will almost certainly represent New York's 85th Assembly district. Where does the first-time candidate stand on South Bronx...

School health clinics prepare for COVID-19 issues

As children head back to city schools, Urban Health Plan is looking to address COVID-19 concerns for families across the...

South Bronx gun violence spikes amid pandemic

An eight-year-old shot in her mother’s Patterson Houses apartment in Mott Haven. A man shot dead days after being released...

An urban farm brings relief amid the pandemic

As the city tries to recover from the economic and personal losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, a tiny urban...

Investigators deem fire at Hunts Point salvage yard suspicious

Firefighters injured in Labor Day blaze Seven firefighters were injured on Sept. 7 when A&M Auto Wreckers, a Hunts Point...

Mayor throws community composting a lifeline

The city's revived organics recycling program is a fraction of what it once was; but many in the South Bronx...

Diaz Jr. denounces the Yanks for inviting Trump to throw out first pitch

The Yankees may have to sign a new pitcher, because the one they have lined up for Opening Day at...

City grants 800 Manida block landmark status

The city's landmarks commission has granted landmark status for Manida Street's 800 block, recognizing the block's unique character as an...

Torres jumps to early lead in congressional race

City Councilman Ritchie Torres has taken a commanding lead in the crowded race to replace Rep. Jose E. Serrano in...

Crucial seats in play in Tuesday’s primaries

When South Bronx voters cast their votes in Democratic primary elections this Tuesday, June 23, they will be entering new...

Hunts Point holds rally for George Floyd

Other than the occasional outing to go shopping, Dariella Rodriguez had kept herself quarantined at home since the coronavirus outbreak...

Charles Berenguer Jr., chronicler of Bronx River, dies at 70

The first time a Great Blue Heron landed in front of him, Charles R. Berenguer Jr. was shocked. What was...

Eight candidates for Congress debate post-coronavirus recovery

As the South Bronx continues to grapple with the effects of the novel Coronavirus, eight of the 10 democratic primary...