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With Few Watching, Assembly Race Nears Finish Line

Severe political disengagement in this district has allowed an intriguing race for state office to be met largely with shrugs.

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Parks department officials announce water safety measures following drownings in the Bronx

New York Parks Department officials unveiled new safety measures for more than fifty city-wide boat launches on Friday.

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Bronx Voters Flocked to the Polls in Spite of Sandy

Flooded basements and last-minute polling site changes did not seem to deter Bronx voters from going to the polls.

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Three Bronx Polling Locations Changed Due to Sandy

Three polling locations in the Bronx have changed due to Superstorm Sandy, the Board of Elections in the City of New York announced. Residents originally stationed to vote at Locust Point Civic Hall, 4400 Locust Point Drive, will now go to the MTA Throggs Neck Parking Lot, 4260 Throggs Neck Expressway. Voters headed to PS […]

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Nov. 6 Election May Determine the Future for Young Bronx Immigrants

If Obama wins, Mexican immigrants like Resendiz who were brought as children without papers to America, may apply for college scholarships and a green card. If Romney wins, they may face eventual deportation.

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From Albanian Roots to an Albany Job: Mark Gjonaj’s Long Trail to the Assembly

Assembly candidate Mark Gjonaj came from humble beginnings and will most likely be the first Albanian-American in the New York State Assembly.

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Obama the Favorite in this Bronx Barbershop

Ghanaian immigrants may be 5,000 miles away from their homeland, but they are deeply engaged in America’s presidential election.

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Judge Dismissed Electioneering Charges Against Arroyo

A losing candidate for the 84th District State Assembly seat sought a new election.

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Newswire

  • Footage of Bronx shooting released

    Police released video footage of a shooting that took place in the Bronx on Monday. Three man attacked two teen and shot one of them at E. 174th Street and Eastburn Avenue. The New York Post reports.

  • Man stabbed three times over iPhone

    A 23-year-old man was stabbed three times at E. Tremont and Westchester early on Thursday. He is in stable condition. The attacker took of with his iPhone. The New York Daily News reports.

  • Man choked, sexually assaulted teen in the Bronx: NYPD

    Police are looking for a man they say sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl in University Heights. Surveillance video of the suspect has been released. NY1 Reports.

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