Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
Bronx Councilman Urges Council to Kill Armory Plan
Fernando Cabrera says he still hopes to support the plan to build an ice sports center in the historic Kingsbridge Armory, but has concerns about traffic and funding.
Program to Take Buildings from Bad Landlords Fades
7A, once a key enforcement tool, is used less often amid a changed real-estate market and new programs. But it's still needed as a threat. The question is: Can the threat remain real?
Bronxites Confused On Status of Childbirth Services
North Central Bronx hospital gave little notice when it closed its labor & delivery service in August. Now there are signs the service may return, but community members haven’t been given a due date.
Bronx Green With Envy Over Park Officers
Concerns about unruly teenagers taking over Starlight Park reflect broader resentment about the borough's share of the Parks Enforcement Patrol force.
Serious Questions Greet Speaker Candidates in Bronx
At a forum featuring councilmembers hoping to be the city's next speaker, tough issues were discussed, different styles were displayed and the crowd was anything but silent.
Broken Park Path Points to Bigger Budget Problem
A walkway at Jerome Slope needs repair, but—under a system that park advocates hope to change—the Parks Department must find an elected official to fund the fix.
Bronx Voters Skip Ballot Questions in Big Numbers
One in three voters who cast a ballot in the mayoral race didn't weigh in on the ballot questions. In some cases, poll workers may have failed to remind voters to flip their ballots.
High Hopes for De Blasio from Bronx Muslims
Muslim voters in the Bronx were confident on Election Day that the Democrat will address issues of security, surveillance, and Islamic holidays
Losing an Election 195 to 1, But Ready to Run Again
You see their names on every ballot—candidates you've not heard of from parties you may not have known existed. They run facing certain defeat. Ever wonder why?
An Election Day Saga at P.S. 6
Self-interest and civic spirit, friendship and suspicion, crisis and calm—all were on display at one polling place during the long day that was Election 2013.
For Bronx-Based Mayoral Candidate, It Ain't Easy Being Green
Tony Gronowicz ran for mayor on the Green Party line knowing he would lose, but hoping to gather enough votes to force the major parties to pay attention.
Not much rain is expected, but high winds will hit hurricane-weakened trees and push seawater toward areas eroded by Sandy.
Last-minute changes in polling sites left many voters in the Bronx confused about where to vote and in some cases, even prevented them from voting.
The third party's candidates don't expect to win. But they were happy to “have our voice heard.”
Poll workers ran ballots up and down the stairs between elderly voters and the scanners on an upper floor.
The shoreline neighborhood is pocket of conservatism in the heavily Democratic Bronx. A majority of the voters here voted for McCain in the 2008 election.
This infographic chart, produced by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness highlights the poverty rates in the Bronx, a borough in New York City.
This infograph, produced by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness, highlights family homelessness rates in the Bronx, a borough in New York City.
This infographic chart, produced by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (www.icphusa.org) showcases educational attainment in the Bronx for adults (25 years and older).
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The New York City – Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host the sixth annual Climb to the Top at Rockefeller Center to raise funds and awareness of multiple sclerosis, taking steps toward a world with the disease. Presented by Tishman Speyer, Climb to the Top is expected to draw 1,500 participants who will climb 66 flights of stairs to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck on the 69th floor of the famed New York City skyscraper at Rockefeller Center.
On Sunday, March 2, 2014, the New York City - Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host the sixth annual Climb to the Top at Rockefeller Center to raise funds and awareness of multiple sclerosis, taking steps toward a world without the disease. More than a 1,000 participants are expected to climb 66 flights of stairs to Top of the Rock Observation Deck on the 69th floor of the famed New York City skyscraper.