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Why Is Mayor de Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home -- Part Two

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.02.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

When someone's son or daughter is killed in Yorkville by a garbage truck, it will indeed not be an accident. It will be a predicted and preventable death.

Lia Neal, Brooklyn Native And Olympian, Gets Hero's Welcome | Posted 08.11.2012 | New York

YORKVILLE — Lia Neal began swimming when she was six years old. At age 8, with a scholarship from Swim for the Future, the Fort Greene native joi...

17-Year-Old Swimmer Makes History At Olympic Trials

Posted 07.13.2012 | Black Voices

Being a native New Yorker and African American meant that 17-year-old Lia Neal had two more chips stacked against her than the other young swimmers co...