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Six high school students from the northwest Bronx sat in Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie’s Albany office last week to speak about an issue of great concern to them—summer job … more
The Education Department has agreed to provide funding to the Riverdale Nursery School, its director said, after officials initially denied an application for city financing from the school that serves an integrated community of special needs and regular students. more
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, a veteran of more than 20 years at the state legislative body, started the 2017 session in Albany as the newly appointed chair of a committee with substantial clout in … more
On a cold, rainy day, state Sen. Gustavo Rivera stood at the corner of Fordham Road and Grand Concourse, stopping any passerby who would have him to hand out some literature and present what was, by … more
The Education Department is reconsidering an application from Riverdale Nursery School for the city-funded Universal Pre-K program, officials said this week, after they had initially turned down the … more
“Diversity + Solidarity = Strength” were the words Jone Lewis, the leader of the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, wrote on a sign she made for the Women’s March on Washington. … more
The MTA might consider expanding Bx10 bus service, but no changes to the Bx20 line are likely, officials said, after local residents urged improvements to the lines commuters say are marred by long waits, overcrowding and a lack of seats. more
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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