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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
The Democratic race for the 14th council seat has officially begun in the northwest Bronx, where incumbent Fernando Cabrera already has gained an important lead.  Cabrera and three … more
The search for a district manager in Community Board 8 will come to close April 19, and it really looks like it’s Michael Heller’s job to lose.  Heller, the chair of both the … more
Patricia Manning’s 30 years with Community Board 8 came to an end last month. Who will replace her as district manager has been shrouded in mystery, though it may already have been … more
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
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
Parents give task force earful about programs for gifted childrenParents seem to have a lot of problems with the gifted and talented programs at area schools: information not easily available, no … more
A Dallas businessman who once told his local newspaper he’s interested in “liberty-loving and conservative legislation, no matter who gets it done” may have finally found a Democrat he can support: Fernando Cabrera. 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
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