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  • Memorial Day Tribute: Homeless, Addicted Vets Get New Hope

    Memorial Day Tribute: Homeless, Addicted Vets Get New Hope
    They risk their lives on the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq, but as dangerous and difficult as that is, it's just as hard, if not harder, for many combat veterans after they get back stateside. However, for the first time in 17 years, a new facility...
  • Police Hunt Man Suspected Of Robbing, Stabbing Victim For Cellphone

    Police Hunt Man Suspected Of Robbing, Stabbing Victim For Cellphone
    Police are looking for the man police say robbed another of his cellphone while he was sleeping on board a Manhattan-bound Number 4 train, then stabbed the victim after he caught him red-handed. This was early Saturday morning about 4 a.m. at the...
  • Hip Hop Stars, Athletes Make A 'Push For Peace' To Combat Street Violence

    Hip Hop Stars, Athletes Make A 'Push For Peace' To Combat Street Violence
    In an effort to educate young people, giving them the tools to combat ongoing violence plaguing their communities, an array of famous faces converged in the Bronx this past weekend with one common goal. Called "Push For Peace," the positive show and...
  • Concrete Barriers Installed Along Bronx Parkway Where 7 Were Killed

    Concrete Barriers Installed Along Bronx Parkway Where 7 Were Killed
    Three days after 7 people were killed when their SUV broke through a guardrail along the Bronx River Parkway, the state announced plans to install concrete barriers along the outside lanes of the roadway. A speed-limit reduction for the route is also...
  • Obama vp e-mails a bad gimmick: scholar

     
    by Frank James In an earlier posting, Mark Silva reported that Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign intends to first announce his vice presidential choice on the Internet to supporters via e-mail or text message. Bad idea, according to Paul Levinson,...
  • Fordham students humor aging newspaper blogger

     
    Just got back from the Bronx, where I spoke to a group of Fordham students who work at WFUV about a wide range of topics. They were kind enough to ask many good questions and not nod off during the......
  • White House: Counting Latinos critical

     
    by Clement Tan The director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs today exhorted Latino Americans to participate fully in the 2010 Census data collection, as Census forms begin to trickle into American homes this week. At an event......
  • Two-Alarm Fire Destroys Barbershop

    Two-Alarm Fire Destroys Barbershop
    A two-alarm fire ripped through a row of ground-floor shops in the Bronx early Monday, forcing residents in the apartment building above them to evacuate. According to the Fire Department, the fire began just after 4:30 a.m. in David Barber Shop, located...
  • Man, 63, Found Stabbed To Death On Living Room Floor

    Man, 63, Found Stabbed To Death On Living Room Floor
    A 63-year-old man was found fatally stabbed inside an apartment Wednesday in the Fordham section of the Bronx, police said. Authorities say David Holmond was found with multiple stab wounds to the back inside his apartment at 2641 Marion Avenue Wednesday...
  • More Pressure Put On MTA To Stop Cuts

    More Pressure Put On MTA To Stop Cuts
    New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn along with other council members stood at the entrance of the Kingsbridge Road subway station in the Fordham section of The Bronx handing out and collecting petitions protesting the MTA proposed service cuts....
  • Protests Against The MTA Continue In Effort To Save Student MetroCards

    Protests Against The MTA Continue In Effort To Save Student MetroCards
    New York Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and UFT President Michael Mulgrew are set to hold several informational rallies throughout the city Thursday to protest the MTA's plan to eliminate free student MetroCards. Public Advocate de Blasio's flyers asks...
  • Bronx Lottery Player Scores $333 Million Jackpot

    Bronx Lottery Player Scores $333 Million Jackpot
    There are two new millionaires Saturday, and one of them is in New York City. The $333 million jackpot is to be split between a winner in the Bronx, and one in California. The jackpot for the Friday drawing had been estimated at $325 million. Due to...