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Claremont »

Little League Power Struggle Causes Hostile Split Among Group's Leaders

Board members of Caribe baseball filed lawsuits against each other over money and control issues.

Washington Heights »

Dominican and Haitian Artists Collaborate for Exhibit on Shared History

"La Lucha: Quisqueya and Haiti" will explore the complicated relationship between the two groups.

Jackson Heights »

Costumed Marchers Celebrate Dominican Pride at Queens Parade

Marchers in the Dominican Parade made their way down 37th Avenue.

Washington Heights »

Filmmaker Raising Cash for 'Romeo and Juliet' Tale in Washington Heights

Ian Jackson hopes to raise $25K through Indiegogo for his short film, "Mari en Marana."

Concourse »

Merengue Legend Axed Promoters After They Helped Her Get Visa, Suit Says

Fefita La Grande, who was banned from entering the U.S. for 13 years, also got help from Rep. Rangel.

Hamilton Heights »

Mystery Donor Paid for Funeral of 15-Year-Old Who Died in Fire, Family Says

Melisa Mendez's family said a woman called to volunteer a donation but didn't give them her name.

Hamilton Heights »

Donations Pour in to Help Bury 15-Year-Old Killed in Hamilton Heights Fire

Melisa Mendez's wake will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Ortiz Funeral Home on 190th Street and Broadway.

Claremont Village »

Teens Who Drowned in Bronx to Be Buried in the Dominican Republic This Week

Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa, both 13, will be buried in the Dominican Republic Wednesday.

Claremont Village »

Community Pays Final Respects to Cousins who Drowned in Bronx River

A wake and funeral were held for  Erikson Villa and Wellington Gavin Friday in The Bronx. 

Claremont Village »

Bronx Cousins Who Drowned Will Be Buried in Dominican Republic, Rev. Says

Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa drowned after swimming in Starlight Park last Friday. 

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Theater Brings Diverse Tales to Hell's Kitchen

"The Jackson Heights Trilogy" will have a four-week run at the 777 Theatre in Hell's Kitchen.

Corona »

New York Hall of Science Honors Young Corona Immigrant

Maria Taveras, 22, moved here from the Dominican Republic in 2006, and works as a science explainer.

Inwood »

Inwood Guinea Hen Netted After Evading Capture for Weeks

After repeated attempts, residents rescued the lost guinea hen.

Upper West Side »

Nanny Who Stabbed Kids to Death May Have Seen Therapist, Police Say

Police said Yoselyn Ortega may have been seeking help before she allegedly killed Lulu and Leo Krim.

Upper West Side »

Nanny Stabs Two Children to Death on West 75th Street, Police Say

Marina Krim came home to find two of her children, Lulu and Leo, stabbed to death.