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In his 29 years in Congress, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has become famous for hearty handshakes with president after president as they walked down the aisle to address joint sessions of Congress. Not … more
In the past year, the Hudson River Greenway initiative in Riverdale has made significant progress.  Not only did state Sen. Jeff Klein allocate funding for the Metropolitan Transportation … more
The area of Riverdale just west of the Henry Hudson Parkway is known for its spectacular views of the Hudson River, massive single-family … more
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State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is calling out members of his old party to join him in supporting progressive causes in the senate like Planned Parenthood and single-payer health care. But Democrats have responded with a “you first.” more
When a local resident asked Mayor Bill de Blasio if he would make a commitment to extending the Hudson River Greenway into Riverdale his answer was a definite “maybe.” De Blasio … more
Nearly 40 demonstrators lined up in front state Sen. Marisol Alcantara’s office Friday, demanding the freshman lawmaker sever ties with the Independent Democratic Conference.  The IDC, … more
Everybody likes Andrew Cohen.  At least that’s what Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz told a meeting of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club last week as he spoke in support of the … more
If you live on Sedgwick Avenue and were beginning to wonder when your street would finally be clear of construction and electrical work, you finally have an answer.  It’s going to be a … more
There is a voter turnout problem in the Bronx.  Not just in how few people take the time to vote in local and presidential elections. But when it comes to Community Board 8, too.  At … more
More than 60 residents and activists filled up a normally sleepy … more
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