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Fordham Grad Student Workers To Unionize | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Yes to the union. Graduate student workers at Fordham University have successfully voted to unionize during an official National Labor Relations Board election held on April 7. At an election held on the Fordham’s Rose Hill…

Juneteenth now a paid holiday for city workers | Bronx Free Press

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) “Long overdue.” Juneteenth will become a paid holiday for New York City workers starting this year, announced Mayor Eric Adams, who noted that it was “long overdue.”…

Making it Plein | Bronx Free Press

By Sherry Mazzocchi Painter Valeri Larko extracts pristine beauty from urban landscapes. “I see beauty in things that other people might overlook,” she said. Larko paints en plein air, which means she works outside, on location, to capture the Bronx’s…

Honoring The Victims | The Manhattan Times

The following are the names of the 17 casualties, listed from the youngest, a two-year-old to the oldest, age 50. Ousmane Konteh, age 2, male Fatoumata Dukureh, age 5, female Omar Jambay, age 6, male Haouwa Mahamdou, age 5, female…

Pass on prosecution | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Not on his watch. New Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg does not plan to prosecute offenses like transit fare evasion, prostitution and marijuana misdemeanors. In a memo sent to staff members on January 3, Bragg outlined…