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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...

Three new members elected to Assembly in South Bronx districts

The South Bronx will have three new New York State Assembly members representing them as of January.  Following the Nov....

First-time voters weigh in on heated election

Carlos Garcia could have voted in the last presidential election, but he said it slipped his mind. Now 21 years...

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...

Young progressive looks to revive hope for local Assembly district in trying times

Assembly candidate Amanda Septimo is hoping her third run for office is the charm Two weeks before Election Day Amanda...

Candidate Chantel Jackson heavily favored for Assembly seat

On Nov. 3rd Bronx Assembly District 79, Mott Haven, Concourse, High Bridge, and Melrose, will be voting for a new...

Running groups make a quarantine comeback

As schools reopen and indoor dining tentatively resumes, running groups in the Bronx have also started meeting again for the...

Approach of winter raises questions about heat in NYCHA complexes

On Oct. 1, Day One of the 2020 heating season, Danny Barber was worried. “The issues started already,” said Barber,...

African-Muslim residents say it’s time for a change in the White House

For one African Muslim involved in Mott Haven affairs, there is a great divide between the two candidates for President...

South Bronx gun violence spikes amid pandemic

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

NYCHA tenant association president runs for office, urges other residents to do the same

Tenant leaders reject Housing Authority's latest funding proposal After seven mayors, 10 presidents and more than 50 years of living...

No letup in demand for local pantries, soup kitchens

A line stretched halfway down Morris Ave. and halfway around 153rd St. at a recent food market, held bimonthly by...

Despite funding barriers and NYCHA burdens, a garden grows in Port Morris

Founders of NYCHA community garden look to overcome initial administrative hurdles Cesar Yoc wanders through lush greenery over to a...

Indoor dining is back, but some restaurants opt to stay outside

While restaurants across New York City were allowed to resume indoor dining at 25% capacity on September 30, some South...

Award-winning Bronx filmmaker adapts collaborative methods to pandemic

On a Thursday evening in October, Leomary Rodriguez is taking her nightly break from social media in her Highbridge apartment-studio....