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Just a year after effectively losing a battle to get homeless families out of a Broadway hotel, elected officials and community leaders were caught by surprise yet again when word got out that a recently constructed apartment building at 5731 Broadway would become a shelter for more than 80 homeless families. more
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Two petitions. Two points of view. All over one location — 5731 Broadway. more
Following a weekend filled with violence and bigotry in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month over the removal of Confederate statues, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Aug. 16 he would convene a task force to examine all statues in the city, marking specific ones that might be considered offensive or rooted in racism or bigotry. more
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Come January, the Van Cortlandt Motel might have to go back to being just that — a motel. more
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It might have taken President Donald Trump a couple of days to call out white supremacists at the center of a violent clashes at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, but many local residents gathered at Bell Tower Park in the heart of Riverdale on Sunday to show solidarity against such hatred. more
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Less than a week. That’s all parents from Gan Miriam Early Learning Center had to make other arrangements for the kids after learning the organization lost its space at the Riverdale Jewish Center and was closing its doors for good. more
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1. A man, whose age and ethnicity were not reported, had his green 1999 Acura Integra stolen on June 22 at 9 a.m., according to police.  The victim parked his car in front of 3545 Jerome … more
Michael Heller, who officially stepped in as Community Board 8’s district manager in June, is retiring just three months after starting the job. more
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Phillip and Jean Michael awoke Sunday morning to a scary sight — hate vandalism quite literally on their very doorstep. Someone spray painted “Jew” on the front door of the couple’s Fieldston home Saturday night, police said, leaving behind the paint cans reportedly used to complete the shocking deed. more
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1. Man beaten, robbed at Vannie Police said an unknown number of suspects in hoodies beat and robbed a 21-year-old man on Oct. 25 around 4 p.m. in Van Cortlandt Park. The victim was reportedly … more
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