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Just a year after effectively losing a battle to get homeless families out of a Broadway hotel, elected officials and community leaders were caught by surprise yet again when word got out that a recently constructed apartment building at 5731 Broadway would become a shelter for more than 80 homeless families. more
Many may remember Bracha Graber as the city social worker-turned-whistleblower who exposed citywide foster care fraud in the early 1990s. more
When Dwhani Patel gave birth to her son, she had to pay a lot of the hospital costs out of pocket — even though she had private insurance. On top of that, her employer gave her no maternity leave. more
Councilman Fernando Cabrera can’t seem to get away from one video that some of his opponents believe endorse the death penalty for homosexuals in some countries. more
Borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., has appointed a new batch of community residents to serve on Community Board 8 for the coming year. more
Paul Massey’s first, and likely only, impression of Riverdale was the rather spacious American Legion hall on Corlear Avenue. more
Borrowing from the old pizza delivery promise of getting food in 30 minutes or it’s free, straphangers not getting the service they expect on trains could soon get a refund. more
Andrew Cohen may have found some election competition after all. more
Senators and Assemblymen wearily left the Albany capitol building just before midnight June 21 in what was the official ending of the 2017-18 legislative session. Their respite was cut short, however, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the lawmakers back upstate June 28 for a special session. more
Donald Trump earned a rare victory Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court allowed some parts of his travel ban executive order to go into effect. more
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