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Catherine Montgomery has filed applications for an affordable apartment for years, but no one ever responded, she said. And then finally she got a studio in a new building on Broadway, and one … more
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How would you rate the streets in Riverdale and Fieldston? According to the city’s Independent Budget Office, the area is the second-worst for road quality in the Bronx and comes in 185th among … more
Jamillah Cooper, a parent at the Tech International Charter School, says she will work to keep the school open, despite its plan to close at the end of June. She talks about how much her daughter … more
The Education Department has reversed its decision and offered 58 local students seats at the Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24), local politicians said, after parents threatened to hold a protest on … more
Parents and alumni of the Visitation School, which has operated for more than three quarters of a century, expressed shock and disbelief at the announcement by the New York Archdiocese it will be … more
Earlier this month, a crowd of more than 20 people gathered at Riverdale Avenue at West 257th Street on a sunny, yet chilly, April day. The line, which many thought unusually long, was not for … more
On the evening of Feb. 20 at a bus stop on 259th Street and Riverdale Avenue, riders waited more than 40 minutes for a Manhattan-bound Bx7 bus. When one finally arrived, the bus with a Bx7 sign … more
The MTA might consider expanding Bx10 bus service, but no changes to the Bx20 line are likely, officials said, after local residents urged improvements to the lines commuters say are marred by long waits, overcrowding and a lack of seats. more
Manhattan College student Gino Giglio is a self-described “tax nerd.” When he is not watching a New York Mets games and other favorite sports teams on television, he is reading the latest issue … more
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Sameer Caul grew up in India, and now that he is raising his own family in Brooklyn, he wanted his son to experience the same closeness to nature he had once felt as a child walking around the … more
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