Bronx News

Hostos Community College students are entering their second year of in-person classes. But they still have to go off-campus for food.
Nuevos datos del Departamento de Salud de la ciudad apuntan a la disparidad de raza y género que podría surgir de enfermedades preexistentes y del acceso a la atención médica.
The borough’s community refrigerators — fewer than during the pandemic — are strapped for cash as well as volunteers to transport food.
New data from the city health department points to disparities in race and gender that may stem from preexisting conditions and access to care.
But the medical center isn’t saying if it will recognize a union.
The lab responsible for Riis Houses chaos handled Legionnaires’ disease testing at 11 public housing complexes. All of its work is now getting reexamined — with no notice to tenants.
The spin through the borough is back after a COVID break, but with a new cap on riders.
If Velázquez had maintained her opposition and the committee had nonetheless voted the rezoning through, it could have been the death blow for the Council’s tradition of ‘member deference’
Now that a planned ice skating project is officially over, people who live and work in the neighborhood want to participate in creating the next project from the start.
Charter school, real estate and Madison Square Garden poobahs have spent $1.7 million and counting in the last month on a handful of hotly contested state Senate races.
The commission charged with drawing new political boundaries for New York City’s legislative body will take input from the public through the end of August.
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Councilmember Marjorie Velazquez is against the Bruckner Boulevard upzoning, for now. That could prevent the land use proposal near a Super Foodtown from moving forward.
At one Bronx library, dozens daily are applying for city-issued identification cards in order to work locally after crossing the U.S. border 2,000 miles away.
And Queens passed Staten Island in 2020 as the borough with the lowest poverty rate, a new analysis by THE CITY shows.
Incumbents survived all but one challenge and progressive groups failed to make new gains — while outside spending failed to make a dent. More than $200,000 on one Bronx candidate yielded just 956 votes.
An annual check turned up 10 self-closing doors that didn’t work at Twin Parks Northwest apartments managed by Reliant Realty Services — including one at the building in which 17 tenants died in January.
With an eye on AOC’s historic upset win four years ago, candidates challenging the Queens and Bronx establishment are looking for an edge in what’s expected to be another low-turnout primary.
A viral post of dilapidated pillars near the George Washington Bridge got New Yorkers wondering: How do you “say something” when you see iffy-looking infrastructure?
The Parks Department is facing a dire shortage of lifeguards for the city’s dozens of pools and beaches with just 480 certified guards.
Jonathan Soto returned a $4,700 donation from electronic trading exec Michael Jenkins, even as voters are getting deluged with pro-Soto mailers from a Jenkins-funded independent expenditure.
Independent expenditures tied to a secretive firm have pumped nearly $200,000 into a bid to unseat a popular Assemblymember. It’s not the first time the mega-wealthy have circled The Bronx.