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The Future of Gifted Education in the Bronx

A recommendation that Mayor Bill de Blasio phase out all New York City gifted programs has left the fate of gifted education in the Bronx uncertain. If implemented, the programs, which are comprised predominantly of black and Latino students, would come to an end.

Bronx acupuncture center for addiction fighting to survive

The Mott Haven Lincoln Recovery Center was once a popular therapeutic refuge for drug addicts, but where have the patients gone?

How HIV outreach is tackling an “invisible crisis” in The Bronx

While New York celebrates declining HIV rates, healthcare advocates in the Bronx narrow their focus to where services aren’t reaching people.

Prescriptions lag as Bronx battles opioid epidemic

Prescriptions of life-saving buprenorphine lag in the Bronx. A legacy of bureaucracy and stigma are to blame.

A North Country Perspective on the 23rd District Race

04 November 2009

If you want to understand what really happened in Watertown, take a look at the scalpers hawking Yankee tickets in the Bronx.

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Bloomberg Parties On

04 November 2009

The contest was much closer than expected, but the mayor still had his celebration -- and four more years

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Where Was Ruben Diaz Jr.?

04 November 2009

The Bronx borough president made himself scarce on election day after voting early in the morning.

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Thompson Concedes, After a Last-Minute Surge of Hope

04 November 2009

As the polls came in, the supporters of Democratic mayoral candidate William Thompson Jr., believed they were going to witness the upset of the most expensive campaign in New York City’s history. They almost did.

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The Bronx’s Own Socialist Calls it a Day

The Bronx’s Own Socialist Calls it a Day

03 November 2009

Frances Villar, a 26-year-old Bronx college student and candidate for mayor, votes at P.S. 85 yesterday.

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Bronx Voters Go for Thompson in a Landslide

03 November 2009

Bronx Ink reporters surveyed 171 Bronx voters from all across the borough to find out why they voted overwhelmingly for Thompson.

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Parks for Some, Artificial Turf for Others

Parks for Some, Artificial Turf for Others

03 November 2009

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

03 November 2009

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

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