Saturday, December 20, 2014
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After a knife-wielding, mentally ill man walked into a Crown Heights synagogue and attacked a rabbinical student last week, Chabad Lubavitch of Riverdale, one of thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch centers … more
The Board of Directors of Wave Hill announced on Dec. 10 that Claudia Bonn will be stepping down as president and executive director of Wave Hill in six months, at the end of the institution’s … more
In the spirit of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, Jews and Muslims in the Bronx will come together this week at a Riverdale synagogue and a Parkchester mosque to strengthen ties between their faith … more
Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, whose Upper Manhattan district includes part of Marble Hill, is taking a stand against proposed MTA fare and toll hikes. He called on the authority to cancel plans to … more
Belle Vogel, a 20-year resident of Riverdale, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, Dec. 13. at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. She recently celebrated her 100th birthday (on Aug. 24) with … more
1. Burglary streak underway While many New Yorkers do their holiday shopping, others are helping themselves to their neighbors’ goods, as a recent series of burglaries in the 50th Precinct … more
At the close of a year that saw the death of autistic student Avonte Oquendo and a report on overcrowding released by the city Comptroller’s office, school safety and class size … more
  The Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) just got a little cooler. On Dec. 12, state Sen. Jeff Klein visited the school on West 236th Street to see its new air conditioners, installed with … more
Community Board (CB) 8 is trying to hit the brakes on a Broadway development’s parking plans. At a Dec. 9 meeting, the board passed a resolution opposing developer Selfhelp’s plans for … more
Yvonne Leclerc Toth of Chappaqua, New York, formerly of the Bronx, died on Saturday. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Toth. She is survived by her son, Paul J. Toth (his spouse, Eric … more
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