Tag Archives: The Bronx

Twi$ted web of political nonprofits in Bx. – NYPOST.com

“The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves.”  Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart Thus seems the case, now that news organizations are poking around the improprieties allegedly committed by Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera. The … Continue reading

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FreshDirect likely coming to The Bronx

The NY Post reported today that FreshDirect is poised to move from its undersized Long Island City headquarters to site near the Willis Avenue Bridge. The Post writes that the company would build a 500,000 square foot warehouse with $125 … Continue reading

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Seabrook accused of padding with bogus receipts for bagels, sex guides

Indicted Bronx City Council member accused of padding with bogus receipts for bagels, sex guides – NY Daily News. An embattled Bronx City Council member is not just flexible with his ethics, federal prosecutors told a jury Thursday. In the … Continue reading

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Sad News Dept: Another Bronx Non-Profit Looted

The Daily Politics | New York Daily News. AG Probes Alleged Looting Of Bronx Non-Profit BY CELESTE KATZ Nos Quedamos (We Stay), a shining light in rebuilding the burned out Melrose neighborhood in the South Bronx, is on the critical list, … Continue reading

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Will A Soda Ban Resolve the Bronx Paradox?

Earlier this year, the New York Times reported on the “Bronx Paradox” which describes the odd, simultaneous occurrence of both hunger and obesity afflicting low-income residents of the South Bronx. But is it really as paradoxical as the Times reported. … Continue reading

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