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Back in baked goods

A bakery destroyed by fires two years ago makes its return to Norwood.

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Family and neighbors remember life of slain Eastchester teen

Simmons Jr. led the surrounding crowd in a prayer. “In Jesus name may we all pray that we get to see something beyond,” he said to the crowd. “Because this man was denied the greatest facets of life. Amen.”

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Poe’s Cottage reopens

After a year of renovation, Edgar Allen Poe’s cottage in the Bronx reopened to the public on October 15.

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Who has the oldest store in Norwood?

Two Norwood storeowners debate over who has the oldest store in Norwood.

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Aspiring rapper slain near Soundview

Mott Haven man was killed outside the Sotomayor public housing complex, a block from where a 22-year-old woman was murdered on Sept. 25.

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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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Bronx synagogue welcomes Jewish New Year with a last goodbye

Lifelong congregants of Temple Emanuel at Parkchester say other synagogues in the Bronx are also experiencing precipitous declines in membership

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Muggings in the Oval

During the past month alone, at least five people have been assaulted at the Oval Park in broad daylight, police said.

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