Tag Archives: Bronx

State Department of Education threatens to close Kingsbridge charter school

The Kingsbridge Innovative Design Charter School was put in probation and threatened to close it because of fiscal mismanagement

Bronx Zoo has a missing Cobra

Bronx Zoo officials hope that the missing Egyptian cobra will turn up soon.

Bronx Academy High School to DOE: Not us too!

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Officials want to close the school they call a “persistent lower achiever”

[VIDEO] Bronx seniors go Wii

[VIDEO] Bronx seniors go Wii

[Video] Every Friday, seniors get together in the Bronx Library Center to bowl with the Wii

Heat and plumbing: Key 311 complaints for the Bronx

Heat and plumbing: Key 311 complaints for the Bronx

Bronx residents call 311 to complain more about plumbing and heating issues than anything else, according to an analysis of the latest numbers released by the city last week.

Protesters refuse to give up on Columbus High School

Protesters refuse to give up on Columbus High School

Despite vote to close school, advocates say it deserves a second chance, as a charter

Benchmarks of the Bronx

Benchmarks of the Bronx

Angry youth fed up with a persistent lack of jobs and scarce educational opportunities spurred the revolution in Egypt. The events in the Middle East made us curious about how the Bronx fares in education, employment and other measurements.

With his new school, a Bronx pediatrician looks for another way to keep kids healthy

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A look at the man behind the new Health & Science Charter School in Morrisania.

Norwood jeweler keeping the shine, even in hard times

Freilich jewelry store keeps the family business afloat during the economic downturn

Urban slaughterhouses on the rise

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Live poultry shops have found a growing clientele in the Bronx, while repulsing others.