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Rockaway Beach »

Officers Will Take Breaks From 911 Calls in New Community Policing Program

The program will be rolled out in 100th and 101st precincts in Rockaway and the 33rd and 34th Uptown.

Civic Center »

City Council Asks Inspector General to Examine NYPD Response to Misconduct

The council also wants to create satellite offices for the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

Mott Haven »

YMCA Launches Program for Disconnected Youth in The Bronx

The program, Y Roads, helps young adults who have dropped out of high school get back on track.

Morrisania »

Primary Voters Choose Michael Blake and Latoya Joyner in Bronx

Both were chosen to fight for empty Bronx seats in November's general election.    

Claremont »

Food Bank Hosts Series of Candidate Forums on Neighborhood Issues

The Food Bank's forum series, moderated by DNAinfo reporters, focus on state Senate and Assembly races.

Tremont & East Tremont »

See How Your South Bronx Councilmember is Spending Discretionary Funds

An interactive chart shows how several members of the Bronx's poorest districts spent tax dollars.

Civic Center »

Low-Income Tenants Fighting Eviction Get $5M for Legal Help

The city's budget more than doubled funding for legal assistance for tenants in Housing Court.

Morrisania »

Bronx Job Fair More Than Doubles in Size

Close to 50 employers will come to this year's SUNY ATTAIN job fair.

Concourse »

Incumbents and PAC-Backed Candidates Win Big in The Bronx

The borough faced some poll-site problems, with a chunk of its votes still uncounted Wednesday morning.

Morrisania »

Crowded Race for a Bronx City Council Seat Heats Up as Election Nears

Seven candidates remain in the 16th District race, though some tried to bump opponents off the ballot.

High Bridge »

Hundreds Flock to Bronx Church for Rev. Wenzell Jackson's Memorial Service

Jackson, 46, senior pastor of Mount Hermon Baptist Church and chairman of CB 4, died suddenly last week.

Morrisania »

Four Members of Bronx African Community Vie for a Single City Council Seat

Local African leaders plan to endorse only one candidate for the 16th District seat.

Claremont »

Assemblywoman Being Eyed to Keep Traditionally Black City Council Seat

Some have suggested Assemblywoman Vanessa Gibson should run for Helen Foster's 16th District seat.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Pols Demand Domestic Violence Registry in Wake of Sarah Coit Murder

Domestic violence offenders convicted of felony assault would be required to register under a proposed law.