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City Investigating 129 Cases of Assaults on Rikers Inmates
The city is investigating 129 cases involving assaults on Rikers Island inmates by corrections officers in the past year - part of a broader probe that the Department of Investigation has been conducting at the troubled jail.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Remy Ma Will Be Out Of Prison In 10 Days And She Sounds Excited As Ever
Remy Ma has 10 more days until she is released from prison, or as they say in prison "9 days and a wake up."
Police seek 2 men who snatched gold chain off woman on Webster Avenue
Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding the two men who snatched a necklace off a Bronx woman's neck on Webster Avenue.
4 emergency responders called to help Eric Garner placed on 'modified duty'
Four emergency responders who were called to help a Staten Island man who died in police custody are now barred from taking 911 calls.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Police Arrest Robbery Suspect Who Allegedly Pointed Gun At Officers In The Bronx
Police early Sunday arrested a robbery suspect without incident in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx, after the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at both the officers and himself.
Tickets on Sale for Black 47's 'Last Call' at Pearl River Brew House Aug. 9
Black 47, a local roots, rock and reggae band, announced they will be playing a farewell show after more than 25 years of performing together.
The Pleasantville Daily Voice
Pleasantville Residents' Environmental Concerns Top Week's News
Pleasantville residents have environmental concerns regarding a new project planned by the Toll Brothers construction company that will build a 68-unit townhouse complex near wetlands, reports The Examiner .
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Peekskill Daily Voice
Happy Birthday To Peekskill's Abel Ferrara
Ferrara, a film screenwriter and director, was born July 19, 1951, in The Bronx, New York City.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Best Places for You to Barbecue and Picnic in The Bronx
From St. Mary's Park in Mott Haven to Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay, the Bronx offers no shortage of options for residents looking to find a good summer picnic or barbecue spot.
The New York Observer
Jeff Klein Received 10K Donation From Mob-Tied Real Estate Firm
State Senator Jeff Klein took a $10,000 campaign donation from a mafia-linked realty company-the same firm he rents his district office space from.
City of New York
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Poor New Yorkers getting fancy food leftovers
Some of the world's fanciest foods are going to New Yorkers who can't afford even basic meat-and-potato meals.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Jason Mraz Announces Unique September "Tour" of All Five New York City Boroughs
Jason Mraz 's newalbum, YES! , was officially released Tuesday, and with it came the announcement of more tour dates for the U.S. and Canada.
'The Bronx meets Vienna: A street photography study' on display at Poe Park
You may not think to connect the Bronx with a European city, but it's exactly what one photographer did.
New Study Reveals Health Crisis of Bronx Re-Entry Populations
NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 -- More than 58% of parolees and those released from prison who are sent to the Bronx from New York State prisons have major chronic conditions, including substance abuse and mental issues, AIDS, and hepatitis C, according to a new study by Health People: Community Preventive Health Institute to be released today at The ... (more)
Saving Mister Banks
I just read an article that suggests that middle school should be abolished. The fact that it appeared on the always suspect "Daily Beast" site should give us all pause before continuing to simply fall into a pool of rabid ascent or denial.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
New York Daily News
City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo wins big at racinos
Not only is Arroyo able to win reelection despite nearly getting kicked off the ballot for signature fraud, she is able to win herself cash at the racinos in Yonkers and Queens.
New York Daily News
Queens Borough President gets $1.6 million for seniors -- more than double most of the other beeps
The $1.6 million amounts to nearly 40% of the funds for senior services distributed to the five borough presidents, although Queens counts less than 30% of the city's seniors.
Quick Hits: The Beatles, Tool, Jason Mraz, David Bowie
Ron Howard will direct a documentary on the touring history of The Beatles , according to The Hollywood Reporter .
Celebrate Dominican Pride With Week of Celebrations Ahead of Bronx Parade
The Bronx is hosting more than a week of celebrations leading up to the 25th annual Bronx Dominican Day Parade on July 27, organizers said.