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For years, Andrew Cohen has batted a thousand when it comes to tackling key environmental issues — at least in the eyes of the New York League of Conservation Voters. more
Thursday morning was the usual scene of controlled chaos on West 256th Street between Riverdale and Mosholu avenues. A glut of hurried parents dropping children off at P.S. 81 Robert J. Christen School — both in vehicles and on foot — carefully navigated around each other. Lines of cars from both directions waited through several green light cycles to turn. Through traffic disregarded the no-turn signs on Mosholu, heading the wrong way through a line of double-parked vehicles. more
Cameras designed to immediately penalize improperly parked cars that slow down buses are coming — just not to the Bronx anytime soon. more
Lawmakers from across the spectrum are sharing best wishes to U.S. Rep. Jose E. Serrano, who won’t seek re-election in 2020 after 15 terms in Washington. more
Operators of a proposed drug abuse clinic have their sights set on conquering a corner of Kingsbridge, leaving Community Board 8 with a slew of unanswered questions — and some neighbors with a barrel of concerns. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel is once again pushing for expanded federal protections supporting members of the LGBTQ community as one of the congressional leaders pushing H.R. 5, also known as The Equality Act. more
Just days after protests rocked its campus, Ethical Culture Fieldston school is heading to court after a senior there filed suit, accusing the prestigious private school of racial discrimination. more
The U.S. House of Representatives passed what some are describing as a “sweeping” voting rights bill designed to change how elections are conducted nationwide. more
It’s not a perfect system — far from it, in fact. Indeed, some Marble Hill, Kingsbridge and Riverdale residents know all too well of the city’s 311 system’s shortcomings when it comes to actually addressing their complaints. But now some local lawmakers are looking to fix it. more
Thousands of Bronx residential workers averted a strike after reaching a tentative contract agreement late Tuesday night. more
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