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South Bronx Rent Increases Greatest In The City

Dropping rents in cities across the country may have left some New Yorkers scratching their heads. Although one-bedroom rents dropped 9.1 percent overall in the city over the course of 2016, they increased substantially in many neighborhoods, according to data gathered by Zumper.com.

Bronx Affordable Housing Now Comes With Solar Panels, Rooftop Farms And Concert Halls

Developers are flooding Bronx with thousands of new affordable units, but it is far from business as usual at a crop of new buildings. New supply is coming online with condo-like amenities such as rooftop farms, breweries, concert halls and more....
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Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said....
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Two Bronx NYPD Commanders Suspected Of Stealing Time Get Transferred

The top two commanders at a Bronx precinct were transferred Friday on suspicion of stealing time and not working their scheduled hours....
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Emotionally Disturbed Bronx Teen Barricades Himself In Room Amid Report He Stabbed His Dog

Cops raced to a Bronx apartment Friday after a report that an emotionally disturbed 13-year-old boy stabbed his dog, officials said....
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Bronx Parks Volunteers To Receive Top Honors

Partnerships for Parks is proud to announce that the 4th annual It's My Park Awards Reception, recognizing New York City park volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to their local parks through service, advocacy and collaboration, will be held on March 8, 2017 at the Prince George Ballroom in the Madison Square neighborhood in Manhattan....
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The Bronx Bull

Based on the tumultuous real-life experiences of legendary boxing champion Jake LaMotta, it is a dramatic and stylized biopic with an outstanding ensemble cast....
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Bronx Dirt Bike Drags Cop Quarter-Mile Down Street

A rookie cop was dragged a quarter-mile, fracturing his collarbone, when he tried to stop a reckless dirt bike driver in the Bronx, police sources said Monday....
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Poverty Prison

Imagine sitting in a cell, while awaiting trial for a misdemeanor: you are unable to return to your family, because you cannot afford the bail that was set at arraignment. At this point, you are no longer innocent until proven guilty — you are jailed until proven wealthy....
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D Train To Skip Bronx Stops On Weeknights

D train service in Bronx will be suspended at some stations for multiple weeknights while the MTA does maintenance and repair work over two weeks....
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Bronx Woman To File $150M Lawsuit Against NYPD

A Bronx woman plans to sue the city for $150 million, claiming cops “covered up” a hit-and-run that left her with serious injuries....
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The Appalling Goings-On At Bronx's Sin City

The crime-ridden Sin City strip club will soon have hundreds of new neighbors in the rapidly gentrifying South Bronx....
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Subway Surfer Dies After Falling Off Train Onto Tracks In Bronx

A subway surfer died after falling off a train in Bronx Sunday morning, police said. ...
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Grisly Crash On Bronx Highway

A 21-year-old man is clinging to life after his car crashed and flipped over several times in Bronx Saturday, officials said. ...
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Bronx Native Shane Rector Has Been A Playmaker For The Aggies

Senior guard Shane Rector was Tim Duryea’s first recruit after becoming the head coach of the Utah State men’s basketball team....
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Massive Chair-Hurling Brawl Breaks Out In Bronx Seafood City Family Eatery

Multiple people used chairs to viciously beat one another at a Bronx, New York, family restaurant, according to police and video footage of the incident....
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Feds Bust Soundview Houses Crack Gang

The Feds busted eight members of a notorious drug gang that operated out of the Soundview Houses....
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Free Food For Black People - Black Racism Against Whites In Bronx

A pop-up food cart with paper plates signs reading “free food for black people” in the streets of New York has been branded “racist” by angry onlookers....
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Developer Files Plans For 43-Unit South Bronx Building

Private developer Paul Gjonaj filed plans to build a 43-unit apartment building in South Bronx, according to property records filed with the city Friday....
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Man Grabs 17-Year-Old's Butt, Threatens Her With Knife

A man grabbed a teenage girl's butt in South Bronx and threatened her with a knife before she managed to escape, police said....
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country.
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Lightning In Bronx: Goal For Willie Negron

Inside the front lobby of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in the Rosedale section of Bronx, Willie Negron waits patiently with a net of basketballs, uniforms and energy drinks. He is the owner, GM and coach of a semi pro basketball team that carries a lot of responsibility.

Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said.
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Partners With Ariva To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services

Ridgewood Savings Bank is offering eligible Bronx, NY residents free tax preparation assistance this tax season with services provided by the non-profit organization, Ariva. Residents are eligible for tax preparation assistance if they are single with no dependents and earn less than $30,000, or file with dependents and earn less than $54,000.
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Bigot Busted For Bashing Gay Man With A Rock In Bronx

A crazed bigot smashed a gay man — who once accused the actor who voiced Elmo of victimizing him — in the head with a rock and a pipe, officials said.
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Sword Attack In Bronx Leaves Victim With Serious Arm Injury

A man wielding a sword seriously injured another man in Bronx Monday afternoon.
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Remembering The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger

Today, 31 years later, we remember the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Adolf Hitler’s murderous campaign during World War II took the lives of six million Jews.
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Presidential Inauguration Of The 45th President Of The United States Of America Donald Trump

The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President. A public ceremony will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

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Chase Scheinbaum

is a student at the Columbia Journalism School, covering the Highbridge section of Bronx. Before coming to Columbia he worked as a staff reporter for a midsize daily newspaper in Western Massachusetts, and a freelance writer for regional magazines and a daily newspaper there.