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Riverdale’s elected officials were just as ardent as the roughly 400,000 other people who descended on Manhattan’s streets Sunday to protest policymakers’ inaction on climate … more
Riverdale Senior Services (RSS) has received $175,000 in state funds for a new garden and terrace, awning and handicap-accessible lift. Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz secured the funds in this … more
Unemployment in the Bronx, long the worst in the city, dropped to single digits, according to new figures from the state’s Department of Labor. Data released Tuesday placed unemployment in … more
  Across the 34th Senatorial District, State Sen. Co-majority leader Jeff Klein soundly defeated challenger Oliver Koppell in last week’s Democratic primary. In Riverdale, residents … more
All five members of state Sen. Co-majority Leader Jeff Klein’s group of breakaway Democrats, the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC), are on track to stay in office. Mr. Klein weathered … more
You might not have noticed it, but two of Riverdale’s most powerful politicians are up for reelection this year. Rep. Eliot Engel and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz’s bids for their 13th … more
LGBT activists in Riverdale and the rest of the city, along with a range of politicians, have lambasted Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera for recent comments apparently condoning the Ugandan … more
On his way to vote in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, Riverdalian Robert Zolf encountered former Councilman Oliver Koppell, the challenger to state Sen. Co-majority Leader Jeff Klein. A few paces … more
After authoring a bill to guarantee U.S. funding of Israel’s anti-rocket defense shield, known as the Iron Dome, Riverdale’s Rep. Eliot Engel saw the fruit of America’s support of … more
After searching for almost two years, Christ Church Riverdale has finally found the rector they were looking for. The Rev. Andrew Butler’s passion to preach started long before he was called … more
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