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Smaller Bronx businesses get local financial support

As the COVID-19 virus spread throughout New York City and restaurants were forced to rely solely on takeout and deliveries,...

COVID-19 scams: Here’s what Bronxites need to know

As New York City ramps up efforts to get more people vaccinated from the COVID-19 pandemic, officials are warning about...

Hunts Point organizations and educators share efforts to help families weather pandemic

A small group of South Bronx educators, lawmakers and community leaders met Tuesday evening in Hunts Point to share how...

Change in PPP loans could assist Bronx small businesses if they act quickly

Small businesses in the Bronx could benefit from a temporary effort to get federal aid relief to businesses that lost...

Op-ed: Hunts Point’s next chapter: Building on the foundation of the 2004 Vision Plan

By James Patchett & Councilmember Rafael Salamanca For most New Yorkers, the name Hunts Point conjures up a picture of...

More than food: Period supplies arrive at local community fridges

As a young mom, Chantal Allison-Konteh had a village of people around her to assist with all aspects of parenthood....

Bronx Sees Recent Drop in COVID-19 Positivity Rate

  Positive cases of COVID-19 in the Bronx have started to decline, according to data released by the state Department...

Indoor dining returns in time for Valentine’s Day surge

Valentine’s Day is always a big night for restaurants, but two South Bronx eateries see this year’s celebration as something...

Bronxites line up outside Yankee Stadium to strike out COVID

Friday was opening day for delivering vaccines to Bronx residents in the “house that Derek Jeter built.” But city officials...

Produce Market workers agree in principle to new contract, ending strike

The Hunts Point Terminal Market workers' strike appears to be over. After more than six days on strike, the 1,400-plus...

Produce Market workers strike

Unionized workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market say they deserve a bigger piece of the pie from their employers,...

City must measure racial impact when conducting rezonings, elected officials insist

Housing advocates and elected officials are pushing for an amendment to the city charter, that would force the City to...

City could see more internet providers. Is it enough to help bridge the digital divide?

New York City residents could soon have more options when they choose an internet service provider. The City Council passed...

Two South Bronx power plants face elimination

Environmental justice coalition successfully pressures New York Power Authority to  phase out 'peaker' plants When the New York Power Authority...

More access to veggies has helped residents become healthier eaters, say food box distributors

Produce box distributors are increasing their distribution to meet the growing demand for fresh vegetables from South Bronx residents since...