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Staff Spring 2010

Staff Spring 2010

The Bronx Ink is based at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and provides ongoing coverage of many neighborhoods in the city’s greenest borough, including stories about politics, crime, the economy, education and culture. Get in touch with all our staff by emailing Eno Alfred is from London and is a 2009 graduate […]

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Characters of softball, the real Bronx pastime

In the 1980s, Bronx softball games could attracted crowds of hundreds and $10,000 worth of bets. One team was particularly adept at taking that cash: a crew known as The Bandits. Last year, they reunited.

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Graffiti, girls, and bragging rights

A kid from a rival crew is accused of stabbing 17 year-old Juandy Paredes to death in the South Bronx.

Posted in Bronx Neighborhoods, Crime, Southern Bronx5 Comments

Stimulus impact on Bronx still to be seen as Bronxites are slowly hired

The stimulus particularly favors those who already know which grants to apply for.

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Child struck at ‘terrible’ intersection

Four year-old Joshua Delarosa is still alive, but Bronxites said the intersection where he was hit is a dangerous one.

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Historic student loan changes also on tap

by Ryan Tracy The bill even revamps the federal government’s system for making loans to college students.  The loans would now be given to students directly, eliminating a decades-old program whereby private banks made student loans based on a government guarantee. For more than 100 current Yeshiva University students who hold loans under the soon-to-be-ended […]

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Dozens Pitch In to Save a Life

Bronx woman races against time for emergency liver transplant.

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