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A New Charter School, A New Approach to Escaping Poverty

Richard Buery | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York
Richard Buery

Children's Aid will be expanding its reach and implementing best practices codified over many years when it opens its first community charter school in the Morrisania section of the South Bronx in August 2012.

Trash Talk

Gotham Gazette | Courtney Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Neat freaks, beware of Brownsville, steer clear of Morrisania and forget about Chinatown. These are some of the neighborhoods that received the wors...

Operation Rotten Apple: Feds Arrest 37 Drug Dealers In Projects Near Yankee Stadium | Edgar Sandoval | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As groundskeepers cleaned the Yankee Stadium field in preparation for Game 6 of the World Series, just 10 blocks away investigators were cleaning two ...

Paul Ulloa: Bronx Student Shot For His Leather Jacket During Lunch | Kerry Burke and Jonathan Lemire | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Bronx high school senior who stepped out for lunch Sunday was shot in the shoulder during a robbery attempt, police said. ...

A Voice in Diversity

Venkat Srinivasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Venkat Srinivasan

At a community center in the Bronx, African immigrants help young students deal with the pressures of life in the United States.