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End of an Era as Our Lady of Pity Church in the South Bronx is Demolished

Our Lady of Pity Church, which was deconsecrated by the Archdiocese of New York in November of 2017, is almost gone as its being demolished to make way for affordable housing. The rectory and school building are already gone and all that remains are just three walls and the roof of this structure from the…

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Horace Mann School in The Bronx Shuts Down for Two Weeks After Staff Members Test Positive for COVID-19

Horace Mann School, one of New York City’s most prestigious college prep schools which is located in the Fieldston area of The Bronx, has shut down for two weeks due to positive COVID-19 cases among the staff. School instruction has been shifted online until October 19 when classes for grades 6 to 12 is scheduled…

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BREAKING NEWS: Councilman Andy King of The Bronx Has Been Removed From Office for Sexual Harassment and Other Violations

The New York City Council has overwhelmingly voted to remove Councilman Andy King from office as a result of sexual harassment against a female staffer, finance violations, and numerous other offenses. The committee overseeing the investigation voted overwhelmingly for his expulsion due to being considered unreformable. King attempted to sway the council to vote against…

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It’s Official: The Bronx is the Dirtiest Borough Thanks to Sanitation Cuts

According to a mayoral scorecard, only 85.6% of Bronx streets were rated “acceptably” clean in July compared to last year during that same period when our borough’s streets were rated 97.3% clean. This is a direct result of the $100 million cut the Sanitation department took due to the #COVID19#coronavirus COVID-19-wrought economic crisis. Manhattan faired…

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NYPD Response to June Bronx Protest Violated Human Rights Law, Watchdog Charges

Ese Olumhense, THE CITY This article was originally published on Sep 30 at 11:22am EDT by THE CITY Cops filmed boxing in and beating hundreds of demonstrators during a Bronx protest of police violence committed violations of international human rights laws, a new report charges. The nearly 100-page report by Human Rights Watch includes the…

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