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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
Andrew Cohen may have found some election competition after all. 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
Two separate cases and one plaintiff who refuses to give up. Manuele Verdi, the assistant principal of P.S. 24 Spuyten Duyvil, is pressing forward with his federal and state court cases against … more
“Everybody knows that the current laws are so bad, so, so bad,” said Rabbi Ari Hart, who has led the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale since 2012. “Five years to come forward is an insult to survivors of sexual abuse, and it’s really a joke.” 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
President Trump’s upcoming 100th day in office is something Jennifer Scarlott and Helen Krim want to ensure he will not forget. They are some of the local residents taking part in the … more
Many may remember Bracha Graber as the city social worker-turned-whistleblower who exposed citywide foster care fraud in the early 1990s. more
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