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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
It’s the early morning rush hour and Deborah Wallace stands at a bus stop near Kappock Street and Knolls Crescent. more
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Andrew Cohen may have found some election competition after all. more
Fernando Cabrera is not known for pulling punches. When criticizing opponents, especially during an election, the two-term councilman has not shied away at all from calling someone out for failing for do enough for constituents. more
The next round of the never-ending election cycle is finally here. On Sept. 12, the three Democrats running to represent the 14th District in city council finally face off in the citywide primary. more
The so-called “summer of hell” in New York City mass transit could come to end. That is, if lawmakers can come to a consensus on the best way to fund and fix serious issues with the Metropolitan Transit Authority. more
Many may remember Bracha Graber as the city social worker-turned-whistleblower who exposed citywide foster care fraud in the early 1990s. more
Following a weekend filled with violence and bigotry in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month over the removal of Confederate statues, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Aug. 16 he would convene a task force to examine all statues in the city, marking specific ones that might be considered offensive or rooted in racism or bigotry. more
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