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Community boards, police dominate charter review meeting

“Mayor Bill de Blasio’s commission to amend the New York City charter might be getting all the attention as of late, but they are not the only game in town. The city council’s own charter review commission — looking to put a number of proposed revisions on the 2019 off-year election ballot — found its […]

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With fall coming, Hudson Park helpers still at it

“Daniel Reynolds works as a regional manager for the city’s parks department during the week, but on the Saturdays, he and Mark Mason lead the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park, getting down and dirty to keep the local park between Palisade and Independence avenues beautiful. Read more in the Riverdale Press.

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Floating pool to stay in Hunts Point

“The floating pool will remain at Barretto Point Park for at least another four years, the Parks Department announced Friday.” The Hunts Point Express has more here.

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Capturing the Beauty of Everyday Life in the Bronx

“For two decades, students of the International Center of Photography at the Point have learned analog photography and documented their community.” Journalist David Gonzalez, a local from the Bronx, reports in The New York Times.

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Morris Park, Bronx: Where Congeniality Flourishes

“The area has welcomed waves of newcomers, but still looks much as it did when the boxer Jake LaMotta and the TV host Regis Philbin lived there.” The New York Times has more here.

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New York state’s Teacher of the Year hails from the Bronx

It’s the first time in more than two decades the honor is being awarded to a New York City Teacher. Alhassan Susso is an immigrant from West Africa himself, and teaches social studies to immigrants at Mott Haven’s International Community High School. Chalkbeat has more on the honor here.

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The Bronx Is Great, Thonx

“The borough is building, and the bulk of new construction is still comparatively affordable. Just don’t call it the next Brooklyn.” The New York Times has more here.

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Police found Parkchester woman stabbed to death at home, Sept. 5

Parkchester woman stabbed to death in domestic violence incident, Sept. 5

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