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John Cawley has lived at 3971 Gouverneur Ave. for 23 years. He raised his daughter, now an NYPD inspector, there with his wife.    Mr. Cawley has long considered himself a member of … more
A 3-month-old boy was found dead Tuesday morning at the Van Cortlandt Motel, which the city has been using as a temporary shelter for homeless families with children, police and local officials … more
A summer time trend of nefarious pranksters dressing up as clowns to frighten passersby has come to Riverdale, with one confirmed sighting of the so-called “creepy clowns” on W. 238th Street and … more
As local politicians and activists gathered near the Robert J. Christen School (P.S. 81) on Riverdale Avenue last week to call for traffic-safety improvements, a car nearly slammed into another a few … more
A former teacher development coach, Steven Schwartz, is taking the helm at beleaguered Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) as interim acting principal, while the former acting head of school has been … more
The dozens of homeless men whom the city had promised to relocate from the Van Cortlandt Motel by late September are now gone – only to have been replaced by homeless parents with children, in … more
The board president of a housing co-op near Riverdale who has criticized his fellow board members for secretiveness and cast himself as a defender of residents’ well-being has blocked the … more
State Sen. Jeff Klein has taken yet another stab at Airbnb, accusing the popular short-term rental service of peddling “rooms of doom.”  The service, which allows people to rent … more
A man who was set to testify against an NYPD officer charged in connection with a drug-dealing operation was strangled and his body was left in the back of his car near 6071 Broadway, according to … more
Police helicopters circled overhead and a smell of smoke filled the air after an explosion shattered a two-story brick house at the corner of Tibbett Avenue and W. 234th Street early on Tuesday … more
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