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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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City Limits Report:

A report published in City Limits magazine by Bronx Ink reporters examines why a toxic contamination inside a Bronx School went undetected possibly for years, endangering the lives of the staff and students. The school, P.S. 51 in the Bronx, was shut down last summer because of the contamination. Since then, students, staff and parents […]

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House arrest: Why Fordham residents are trapped in their homes

Real estate prices prevent homeowners from leaving Fordham and Kingsbridge despite the rising rate of crime and prostitution.

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Where are all the Bronx kids in the Bronx High School of Science?

The elite high school in Bedford Park once drew more than 90 percent of its students from the borough. Today only 14 percent come from the Bronx.

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A ministry for a hurting community

The 48th precinct has had a slew of shootings in the last four months. Two local pastors offered their community a house to heal in.

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Williamsbridge musician hopes for success with local reggae studio

A less confident artist would have considered it a horror scene. The room was packed with more than 100 people watching him. He looked ready to roll with his Mohawk and shades. But the night of Nov. 10 did not play out well for K’Coneil Barron, 27, as he performed covers of R&B hits from […]

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Mosque, ultra-Orthodox synagogue share one roof in the Bronx

A Bronx Muslim center houses an ultra-Orthodox synagogue in a model of community tolerance.

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