Inquiring Photographer: The MTA’s Plan to Improve Service

This week we asked readers their thoughts on the performance of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) subway and bus service in light of a six-point plan to decrease delays. I spent four hours this weekend on the train and it should have taken less than two. The D train was


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Caring for Caregivers, Courtesy of Montefiore

Montefiore Health System is New York City’s first medical center to offer families a Caregiver Support Center. The role of caregiver can be demanding, stressful and lonely; the Center offers patients’ families and friends a private, safe, soothing and confidential environment to reflect, talk, and meet with the medical team.


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Community Board 7 District Manager May Return to Work Next Month

Andrew Sandler, Community Board 7’s district manager who took a leave of absence in late January for an undisclosed medical condition, is expected to return to his post next month. The timing comes as the board faces an election season that could see a minimal shift in its executive board.


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Financial Focus: Income Tax Planning 2017

A new government, a new tax plan, a new world! Have you read or heard about some of the new tax and economic policy changes for 2017? They include: *20% Import Tax on Canadian Imports *Elimination of 3.8% Investment Tax to pay for healthcare *President Trump calls for Income Tax


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Open Letter to the Bronx By Mayor Bill de Blasio

This week my administration is moving City Hall to the Bronx for a week. It’s something we like to call “City Hall in Your Borough.” Monday through Friday I’ll be working from the Bronx County Courthouse with many of the key people in city government. On Tuesday, from 9:00 a.m. until


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Gjonaj to Receive Bronx Democratic Party Endorsement

The Bronx Democratic County Committee will throw their support to Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, who is running in the widely crowded race for the 13th Council District seat currently held by the term-limited Councilman Jimmy Vacca. The endorsement gives Assemblyman Gjonaj a major advantage over other contenders in the race. The


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