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New York Daily News
Heavily trafficked Bronx bridge one of oldest and most dangerous in state
Nearly 150,000 vehicles a day utilize the bridge, originally constructed in 1932, carries the northbound lanes of the Major Deegan Expressway over an abandoned subway track just north of 161st St., according to American Road & Transportation Builders Association.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
New York Post
Citya s rising rents are tops in US as incomes lag behind
Already-too-damn-high New York City rents are increasing more quickly than those in other parts of the nation - threatening to make apartments here downright unaffordable for those in the lowest income brackets, a new report says.
Children Plant Flowers to Celebrate Earth Day in The Bronx
The pre-school age children, decked out in hats made from recycled materials and signs with messages like "No Littering.
Apartment living on Staten Island good for your wallet, report says
Staten Island is the place to be for apartment dwellers, with the lowest average rents for market-rate apartments in the city, according to a new report on housing affordability from city Comptroller Scott Stringer.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Findlay Teller Apartments in Morrisania undergoes massive renovations
News 12 The Bronx first visited the Findlay Teller Apartments in 2010. Camera crews were greeted with mold, cracks in the ceiling and a problem with mice.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Person Struck by 5 Train at Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall Station, MTA Says
A person was a struck by a 5 train at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station during the Monday evening rush, authorities said.
Office Depot's digital campaign celebrates teachers
Office Depot has launched a digital campaign called "Teachers Change Lives. So Can You" to help raise awareness and funds for classroom supplies for teachers.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Bronx Greenhouse Program Sows Seeds of Sustainable Food
Harry Mcneary III moved around between various foster and group homes as a child.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Rikers Island inmate charged with assaulting two women punches...
'She's dead. I have the last laugh': Man who didn't want his girlfriend to leave him and go to college strangled her before callously texting her parents and sister to tell them he had killed her Couple who married 70 years ago and stayed so in love they held hands every day at breakfast die 15 hours apart Wu-Tang-affiliated rapper was 'high on ... (more)
Happy Birthday, Dad! 54 Reasons Why I Love My Father
By now, many of you know that I met my father, Chris Truesdale , on Facebook in 2009 after he responded to an inbox message asking, "Looking for father."
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Online: Advocates Weigh In on Police-Community Relationships
Errol Louis interviews newsmakers from New York City and beyond on NY1's Inside City Hall program, every weeknight at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. NY1 VIDEO: Inside City Hall asked a panel of advocates - Kate Rubin, the managing director of civil action practice for the legal organization "The Bronx Defenders"; Rashad Robinson, the executive director of the ... (more)
Bronx Residents Begin to See Changes as Part of Borough Face-Lift
The Bronx of today is not the Bronx of the 1990s, and borough officials want its gateways to reflect the changes, and residents are now beginning to see some of those improvements.
New York Daily News
Ahead of ex-Obama operative Michael Blake's Bronx Assembly run kickoff, residency questions
A former high-level operative for President Obama is set to announce a run for a Bronx Assembly seat Saturday -- but it's not clear he's lived in New York long enough to qualify for the race.
Service Changes Planned for 11 Subway Lines This Weekend
MTA work will impact the 4, 5, 6, A, C, E, J, M, N, Q and R lines, officials said.
Dozens of Affordable Housing Units Planned for Morrisania
SoBRO Development Corporation was recently awarded $1.2 million from the state to help construct a building with 95 units of affordable housing in Morrisania.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Leonard Quart: New immigrants enrich city
By 2010 one of three of New Yorkers were immigrants, something that becomes clear to me every time I take a subway, where a third of my fellow passengers are Asian, or patronize a small business like a dry cleaners, a corner grocery, deli or diner, or the local barber shop.
The Riverdale Press
100 years of anything but solitude: The Bronx a
The Johnson Avenue retaining wall on West 228th Street and the Spuyten Duyvil Creek, the present-day location of the JFK Campus and IN-Tech Academy.
Slow Zone Coming To Grand Concourse In The Bronx As Part Of...
The Grand Concourse in the Bronx will become the city's second "slow zone" as part of an effort to reduce speeding and traffic fatalities, city officials announced Thursday.
New York Post
Woman claims ex-cop boss raped her 18 times in a torture chambera
A 47-year-old social worker was allegedly raped 18 times in a "veritable torture chamber" at the Highbridge Woodycrest Center.
New York Daily News
Yankees honor Nelson Mandela's 1990 visit
The ceremony was attended by Rachel Robinson , Lindo Mandela , Reverend Al Sharpton, Harry Belafonte, Sharon Robinson and the Rev Jesse Jackson.