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A cleaner park. Well-maintained hiking trails. Improved water quality. Those were some the projects the nonprofit Friends of Van Cortlandt Park worked on over the past 25 years. more
It’s the early morning rush hour and Deborah Wallace stands at a bus stop near Kappock Street and Knolls Crescent. more
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As news about the death of two toddlers rocked his community, Charles Zsebedics knew there was more to the story — and it would be unpleasant. more
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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When Christopher Ford moved into his apartment at 500 W. 235th St., nearly a decade ago, he was offered a rent of just over $820. more
Many may remember Bracha Graber as the city social worker-turned-whistleblower who exposed citywide foster care fraud in the early 1990s. more
When Gan Miriam Early Learning Center closed its doors at the Riverdale Jewish Center with little notice last month, no one seemed sure who would take over the Independence Avenue space. The … more
When Rodica Chiacu was searching for day care for her youngest daughter in 1997, she stumbled across The Riverdale Y and was shocked by how much they were going to charge her: $10,000 per year. more
Ted Grohowski spent five days during a recent week in the hospital suffering from tender, infected ulcers on his feet — his sixth overall visit for the issue. The blisters are so painful, they often make him unable to stand up or walk. more
“It’s a quiet neighborhood.”That seemed all many concerned community members could muster Monday afternoon, just hours after two toddlers were found unconscious in their beds and died. more
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