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Unity of the human spirit was the order of the day at Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s annual pre-Hanukkah celebration last week.  The event, which is traditionally held at Borough … more
Community Board 8 has voted to endorse a plan to rehabilitate Jerome Park Reservoir, after the Department of Environmental Protection has revised it to heed some of the community’s … more
Adriano Espaillat has had a big year.  In June, the outgoing state senator won a nine-person primary race to replace 46-year incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel in the House, narrowly defeating … more
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The year 2016 in the northwest Bronx began with a blizzard, burst into a deadly blast and bumbled through a barrage of bickering and blunders. But in its turbulent procession, 2016 also saw poignant … more
State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is advocating for extending the reverse mortgage program to co-ops in New York. But the bid is facing a few hurdles.  The reverse mortgage program allows homeowners … more
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2008 Great Recession When the nation's economy crumbled, Riverdale wasn't immune. The last bookstore in the area, PaperbacksPlus on Riverdale Avenue, closed. Other stores also shut their … more
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