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Pre-K Scramble in the Bronx

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

At Theodore Roosevelt Education Campus on Fordham Road on Wednesday, families stood along the sidewalk waiting to enter the main registration site for all Bronx pre-Kindergarten students. Workers in orange vests went through the line, checking the paperwork for each child before sending them inside to a large auditorium where parents and school officials bustled about.

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The Voice of the Bronx

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

The Adam Levine who lives in Riverdale might not get as much attention as his famous counterpart from “The Voice,” but he is gaining recognition for giving borough residents a voice.

Adam Levine-Peres, a special education and ESL teacher at the Marble Hill School for International Studies, started the “Project Bronx” series last year to inspire his students – and to promote discussion among borough residents about issues that affect them.

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Challenges For Waterfront Plan

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Bronx leaders are planning a waterfront district they say will rival Brooklyn Bridge Park – but a draft plan warns of steep challenges in building a neighborhood from scratch on a long-desolate flood zone.

The draft report from SoBRO, the Mott Haven-based development group, raises issues that also include pedestrian safety, waterfront access and site accessibility. The report, obtained by the Mott Haven Herald, comes amidst community members’ concerns about whether the development will have enough affordable housing – or potentially divide the neighborhood between the haves and the have-nots.

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A Sign of Hip-Hop History

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The street where hip-hop began four decades ago with a house party by DJ Kool Herc might be singing a new tune — sporting a street sign to show its place in music history.

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A Near Blackout of Electric Cabs

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Meals on Wheels for Homeless

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Angry Tenants Seek Equity

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

New Tune for Music Store

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Walking With Ruby Bridges

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013