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Several years ago, I began a quest to place a commemorative plaque in Van Cortlandt Park’s Memorial Grove to honor Roger C. Brathwaite, a local resident who served in the U.S. Army and valiantly lost his life during the Vietnam War during the horrific battle in the A Shau Valley in July 1969. more
To me, one of the most disturbing statements Michelle Wolf uttered at the White House Correspondents Dinner was the one she closed with: “Flint still doesn’t have clean water!” — four years after the water crisis in that Michigan city went public. more
The Bronx chapter of the American Institute of Architects is strongly opposed to the granting of a special permit for the construction of high-rise apartment houses in the Bronx’s only Special Natural Area District on adjacent R1-1 and R4 zoning lots in the Riverdale section of the borough. more
Jan. 12, 1946, was a glorious day in New York City. The 13,000 soldiers that made up the 82nd Airborne Division marched their way up Fifth Avenue from Washington Avenue, cheered by thousands of people and endless streams of ticker tape along the way. more
Over the next couple weeks, the venerable Loeser’s Kosher Deli is looking to make one final mark on the community — it wants to ceremonially rename the northern part of West 231st Street in Kingsbridge after the business. more
Trade wars are never good for anyone, and particularly not for consumers. more
The Ben Franklin Reform Democratic Club meeting ran close to three hours. A part of the story not covered was the pushback from club members in the audience who felt their points of view needed to be heard. more
It’s now been several months of construction down at the Spuyten Duyvil Metro-North station. more
I am 85 years old, and a resident of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. more
It was 13 years ago in 2005 when New York City completed the purchase of seven remaining private bus operator franchises. This included Liberty Lines Bronx Express, New York Bus Service along with the Green Bus Lines, Jamaica Buses, Triboro Coach Corp., along with Queens Surface, plus Command Bus, providing service in Brooklyn. more
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