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City Violated Environmental Law in Construction of Bronx School

The New York Court of Appeals ruled that the New York City violated environmental law by building a school on contaminated land without releasing a long-term monitoring plan. DNA Info reports that an organization called the Bronx Committee for Toxic Free Schools won its case at a Mott Haven site that houses several schools.

New York State requires be a plan to minimize students’ and teachers’ exposure to toxins.



  • Woman charged with manslaughter in the death of a toddler at her day care center

    The Bronx caregiver was arrested on Friday Aug. 22nd after the death of 20-month-old Cardell Williamson, The New York Times reports.

  • Sears closes emblematic Bronx store 

    The 33 year-old store located on Fordham Road is closing, The Daily News reports. The shop will officially shut its doors in November and its 91 employees will be able to apply for open positions at other stores.

  • River Park drug gang charged for four years

    The Feds busted a gang that allegedly held the residents of the River Park Towers captive of their drug traffic, The Daily News reports. One of the 19 members is Tyrone Felder, who was also charged last week in the murder of a Bronx livery cab driver.

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