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The City Council took a pointed step to condemn the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign in a resolution sponsored by Councilman Andrew Cohen. Mr. Cohen said he wanted to take … more
To see Margarita Rosario’s home is to see a mother’s pain. On the two-story walk-up’s south side is a mural of her son Anthony Rosario and nephew Hilton Vega, both of whom were … more
A bill coming up for a vote in the City Council would allow police to confiscate all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes from riders in the city, where those types of recreational outdoor vehicles are … more
Jean McMahon has lived in Riverdale for over five decades and she has seen a lot of changes. One of them is an increase in graffiti. “Just a lot of random graffiti on sides of buildings, like … more
The police, the FBI and the public did excellent work when tracking down and apprehending the suspect in bombings in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan and on the Jersey Shore.  The … more
Opposing sides in a dispute around the beleaguered Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) have both claimed advances in their causes, after an Education Department official resigned last week and a local … more
Bronx Councilman Andrew Cohen clashed with a representative from Manhattan College in a Sept. 8 meeting of the 50th Precinct Community Council. The representative, assistant director of public … more
Voters got a chance to voice their opinions Tuesday in a range of state primary races that could have major implications for which party can control the state Senate. That is, if voters actually … more
After local officials announced traffic measures to increase safety at the intersection of W. 231st Street and Riverdale Avenue, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz is calling for even stronger tactics by … more
  Police will stop releasing information about disciplinary actions taken against officers, the NYPD has announced, citing a decades-old law on privacy protection.  A section of the … more
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