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No Cookies, No Jobs

Employees of the Stella D’Oro cookie factory in Kingsbridge lost their jobs as the factory closed and the brand moved its operations to Ohio.

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Parks for Some, Artificial Turf for Others

Parks for Some, Artificial Turf for Others

Under Michael Bloomberg, New York City’s parks benefited from a record expenditure, half of which was spent on Bronx parks. However, the mayor has failed to replace on time the green area that was used to build the new Yankee Stadium.

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A Music Group Gives Teens a Voice and Hope for Their Futures

Their songs tell the stories of their lives and help others in their neighborhood.

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Fries and Pizza After Class Beat Out the Menu at School

After school, students make their way to a nearby Chinese restaurant and deli.

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In McKinley Square, an Unlikely Grocer

Local students run an outdoor farmers’ market in the South Bronx.

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Councilwoman Arroyo’s Property Boom

District 17’s City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo has raised $240,000 in campaign cash, much of which has come from property developers building in her area.

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Leading Up to the Election

In a special run-up-to-the-election series, Bronx Ink reporters ask the question: what has Bloomberg done for the Bronx?

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Day Care Cuts Create Overcrowded Kindergartens

Record numbers of 5-year-olds crowd public school classrooms after day care kindergarten cuts.

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