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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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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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Fordham Residents Flee Raging Fire in Hazardous Apartment Building

Fire injured 14 in a Fordham apartment building cited for 21 hazardous violations, including inadequate fire escapes.

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West Bronx community rallies to rise again

Longtime residents have watched pockets of Morris Heights become riddled with separation and tension, marked with stories of shootings and weeping mothers. Now some are fighting back.

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A new digital divide? Tech volunteers say support, not access, is the problem

The traditional internet-access digital divide is narrowing because of falling prices of small laptops and smartphones.

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The ecstasy and the agony of Ethiopian marathoners

Kenyans and Ethiopians triumph in the largest NYC Marathon with 47,107 runners. The Bronx’s Fikadu Lemma is already thinking about 2012.

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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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Occupy Bronx day two: Yankee Stadium just another bailout

On its second day, Occupy the Bronx protesters directed their anger at the Yankee organization and local banks

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  • Woman charged with manslaughter in the death of a toddler at her day care center

    The Bronx caregiver was arrested on Friday Aug. 22nd after the death of 20-month-old Cardell Williamson, The New York Times reports.

  • Sears closes emblematic Bronx store 

    The 33 year-old store located on Fordham Road is closing, The Daily News reports. The shop will officially shut its doors in November and its 91 employees will be able to apply for open positions at other stores.

  • River Park drug gang charged for four years

    The Feds busted a gang that allegedly held the residents of the River Park Towers captive of their drug traffic, The Daily News reports. One of the 19 members is Tyrone Felder, who was also charged last week in the murder of a Bronx livery cab driver.

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