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Gimme Shelter

Mayor Bloomberg fails to deliver on promises of compassion for the city’s homeless.

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Budget cuts hit pro bono legal services

The Bronx has the lowest home ownership rate in New York, but the highest foreclosure rate. While the banks usually have lawyers to make their case at court, the homeowners don’t.

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Razing a graffiti shrine to make room for billion-dollar housing

Local residents fear the new housing development may price them out of the neighborhood they helped to revive.

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Renovation program unable to finish projects as funds dwindle

A Bronx-based Weatherization Assistance Program’s stimulus funding is nearly gone, so they may not finish construction at River Park Towers.

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Landlord ordered to pay tenant $33,000

A Bronx woman is due to collect more than $33,000 from her landlord, after she was overcharged on her rent for nearly three years.

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Fire in Soundview building leaves tenants with holes in the walls

Three workers believed to be hired by the Soundview building’s new owner, Gazivoda Realty Inc, may be responsible for the fire.

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Dr. Bola has more to do

The focused 50-year-old has quickly climbed the leadership ranks in Community District 5 and may go higher yet.

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Sally Dunford: a passionate advocate for Norwood

Sally Dunford: a passionate advocate for Norwood

In a tiny, first-floor office at the northern tip of the Bronx, Sally Dunford sat among two cluttered desks squeezed in by several more filing cabinets, fielding phone calls that came in every few minutes or so.“Can I talk to you in five?” she said to one caller. “I’m not sure if you’re in my […]

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