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Despite Adams Boost, Progressive Wave Signals the Bronx Machine Isn’t Dead — It’s Rebranding

After the AOC revolution rocked the party, Bronx Democratic leaders picked winners across the spectrum, from the moderate mayoral candidate to left-leaning Council hopefuls. "It’s a new day in The Bronx," declared party leader Jamaal Bailey.

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Bronx Grapples with ‘Deepest Inequalities in America’ as COVID Surges Again

Incoming Rep. Ritchie Torres warns "the stakes are existential" with the borough battling the city’s highest rates of unemployment, food insecurity and Medicaid need following pre-pandemic gains.

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Bronx River Houses Get Long-Delayed Computer Upgrade

After nearly three-years, kids get access to computers, Wi-Fi and a 3D printer. But two other Bronx NYCHA community centers are still waiting.

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Ruben Diaz Sr. Congressional Campaign Spends Big on Turkeys and Toys for Voters

The Council member running for Bronx Congress seat purchased $7,000 in Western Beef gift cards, $1,737 worth of pastries and more with campaign funds.

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Bard High School Eyes Bronx, But Admissions Policy Might Not Fly

The school, already in Manhattan and Queens, lets students earn an associate degree. But selective admissions process could sink its chances.

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Ruben Diaz Jr.’s House Divided: Endorse Dad or Pal in Bronx Congress Race?

The Bronx borough president punts on backing his father as buddy Marlene Cintron enters the packed contest to replace retiring Rep. José Serrano.

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Radio Diaz: Bronx Pol Hired Alleged Pirate Broadcaster

Council member and congress hopeful Ruben Diaz Sr. gave campaign cash to a disc jockey flagged by the FCC, election filings show.

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Borough Presidents Demand Do-Over on Mayor’s Planned Jails

City Planning Commission will consider mayor’s case for Rikers Island replacements — amid objections from borough presidents and community boards.

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Forward Thinking: Carmelo Anthony Eyes South Bronx Site for New Athletic Facility

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. met with former Knick Carmelo Anthony to talk about development plans for Port Morris, THE CITY has learned.

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Bronx Dissident Democrats Want to Ditch Ruben Diaz Sr.

Statements demand the ouster of the Council member from his seat – and the party – over some of his latest controversial comments.


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