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From Weeds to a Healthy Harvest at Fordham

A student transformed abandoned land at Fordham University into an on-campus farm, offering fresh organic vegetables to both Fordham students and residents in the Bronx.

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Bronx Students Protest Presence of Police School Safety Officers

New York Police Department School Safety Division data reveals that 30 percent of the total arrests and 51 percent of the total summons were issued in the Bronx.

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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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Sounding Off On Stop and Frisk

Bronx Ink reporters fanned out over 12 neighborhoods last week to capture the stories and thoughts from Bronx residents about law enforcement tactics.

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Posted in Bronx Neighborhoods, Crime, Featured, Morrisania, Multimedia, North Central Bronx, Northwest Bronx, Sizing up Stop and Frisk, Southern Bronx, Special Reports0 Comments

Facebook Complaints About Valet Parking Spur Action

Restaurants with valet parking are accused of making Bronxdale Avenue difficult to live near and drive on.

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Latino Voters Say No Way to Romney

A BronxInk survey found that 90 percent of Hispanic voters were planning to vote for President Barack Obama; 0 percent for his Republican challenger

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Van Nest Library Asked to Do More With Less

Local Pelham Parkway library branches try to balance their changing roles with changing resources

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For New York City Century Cyclists, the Bronx was Life in the Slow Lane

Street fairs were an obstacle for riders on this 100-miles tour through the five boroughs

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  • Police seek information on driver in hit-and-run case

    After a hit-and-run in the Bronx on Monday, the police have released a surveillance video and have asked for any information on the case, NY1 News reports. A white sedan hit a 50-year-old woman on Bruckner avenue, according to the NYPD.

  • Yankee Stadium installs metal detectors

    The Yankee Stadium increased security at some of its gates on, News 12 reported on Tuesday. According to a new initiative by the Major League Baseball all stadiums are required to install metal detectors by 2015.

  • Teenagers can now serve on local community boards

    New York State recently passed a measure that allows residents as young as 16 to serve on community boards, the Norwood News reports. The bill was drafted by Bronx Councilman Ritchie Torres in an effort to involve more youth in community decisions.

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