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The first steps are underway for bringing new housing to Riverdale, Bedford Park and the South Bronx. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. says since Gov. Andrew Cuomo rebuffed Mayor Bill de … more
Riverdale’s Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Jeff Klein made a series of campaign-style appearances at area senior centers to announce a package of bills to help the elderly last … more
Local elected officials are helping lead the debate on reforming ethics in Albany following the January arrest of Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, a development that rocked the state political … more
After hearing weeks of community opposition to a project to build three houses near Indian Pond, a small, serene body of water in the Fieldston Historic District, Riverdale’s four main elected … more
Marble Hill resident Beverly Camejo says after coming home to her 11th-story apartment one night in mid-November, her husband “all of a sudden” noticed the smell of smoke. The couple … more
A transit group’s proposal to lower tolls on bridges including the Henry Hudson Bridge while creating tolls on four other major spans is starting to make waves. On Tuesday, a group headed by … more
With Mayor Bill de Blasio recently calling for 80,000 new affordable housing units in the city, local elected officials are starting to weigh in on how to pursue that mammoth task. There could be … more
Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin visited the Bronx last month, the country’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to address Congress on Tuesday, March 3 — and the … more
The Tuesday election of the Bronx’s Carl Heastie to become speaker of the state Assembly prompted a slew of congratulations from other officials in the borough. Politicians here reveled in the … more
During a visit to the Bronx on Jan. 28, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin stressed ties between the borough and his home country. As he described the wide range of political parties and … more
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