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As another frigid winter nears, threatening to deepen the saga of suffering for public housing residents, a slate of local political leaders has called on their landlord to address a lengthy list of longstanding ills afflicting tenants. more
What appeared to be a matter of oversight on the part of the city’s Campaign Finance Board actually could have reverberating negative consequences for thousands of potential voters. more
The casual observer probably wouldn’t guess David Obelcz is homeless. A series of misfortunes largely beyond his control plagued Obelcz over the past two years  — including a roommate he claims surreptitiously squandered his rent money on alcohol, leading to an eviction. more
A gunman opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue last Saturday, leaving 11 people dead, six others injured and Jews across the nation stunned and on edge over one of the worst attacks against the American Jewish community in decades. more
Running a beauty salon in a small shopping strip where around a third of the stores are vacant hasn’t made Yetta Lazri’s life easier. more
Jeffrey Dinowitz is a slugger upstate, but it’s his work on the ground right here in the community he says he’s most passionate about. more
Like college students pulling an all-nighter on a group project, straphangers huddled around roundtables at Christ Church Riverdale with the hopes of reshaping the future of Bronx bussing. more
Playwright Jez Butterworth tackles the thorny legacies of the 20th century’s Irish-English conflicts in his new play, “The Ferryman,” on Broadway at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre. more
A behemoth from days when barons and bosses reigned supreme has walked away from a deal with the city, and Chuck Schumer had something to say: Honor the deal, get out of the way, and give the city its right-of-way. more
Something about the water tasted wrong to Gary Axelbank. It caught him off-guard, and he couldn’t figure out what the problem was. more
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