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Diazes and Palma Call For Justice For Bangladeshi Community In Parkchester

Nur Nabi, 55, Bangladeshi Muslim & father of 3, was viciously stabbed after leaving Jame Masjid in Parkchester, 8/16. pic.twitter.com/hafF1qwUde — Michael Benjamin (@SquarePeg_Dem) August 19, 2013 Sen Rev Ruben Diaz, joined by Bx BP Ruben Diaz, Jr & CM … Continue reading

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Cops bust mentally ill man with weapons cache in Harlem – NYPOST.com

William Greene, a Harlem man with a history of mental disease — in this case, schizophrenia — was arrested for gun possession after relatives reported him to police. The NYPD says they found a small arms, including an AR-15 semi-automatic … Continue reading

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New York Wins the Battle for Fresh Direct – NYTimes.com

This afternoon, the NY Times reported that New York officials announced Tuesday that Fresh Direct, based in Queens, will build and move to a 500,000-square-foot building in the Bronx. The Times also reported that the total value of the incentives … Continue reading

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Closing arguments conclude in trial of city Councilman Seabrook

Today’s roundup of news from the final day of arguments, summations and rebuttals in the federal corruption trial of City Councilman Larry Seabrook. Jury deliberations began yesterday afternoon and lasted an hour before jurors were sent home. Deliberations resume Friday … Continue reading

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Kappy: Fear and Loafing in San Juan (City Hall News)

I’m glad to see that former Daily News Bronx bureau chief Bob Kappstatter has landed a gig over at City Hall News (Manhattan Media). Kappy is a good newsman with a chatty writing style. But in recent times, his political … Continue reading

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Is The Bronx A Political Graveyard?

Writing in the Sunday NY Daily News, NYU professor Mitchell Moss opined that the heavily black and Latino Bronx “is destined to become a political graveyard” because it no longer provides the opportunities for coalition-building across races. Professor Moss based … Continue reading

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