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Think Riverdale Avenue needs to go on a “road diet”? Community Board 8’s traffic and transportation committee doesn’t think so. more
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For months, Jacqueline Estevez has had to endure more than the construction noise. She was forced to share a single bathroom not only with her neighbors from 10 other apartments, but also with construction workers. more
Pop the bubbly. After multiple past rejections, Community Board 8 has finally received permission from the city to look for a new home base away from Riverdale Avenue — although move-in day is still a long way off. more
Nat Solomon refuses to give up. The Van Cortlandt Village resident wants safety improvements where Stevenson Place and Sedgwick Avenue meet, like a crosswalk, traffic lights and speed cameras. Even after the city’s transportation department nixed the changes, Solomon convinced the Bronx’s own transportation commissioner to come get a first-hand look. more
Ferne LaDue didn’t know what to expect. It was Feb. 2, 1972, and her husband was driving her down Independence Avenue toward what was supposed to be opening night of her new concept, the Riverdale Community Center. more
The Kingsbridge Armory took a big step closer to adding ice — and a lot of it — after state officials approved a $138 million loan to get a massive ice rink and education complex off the ground. more
Have a look up the narrow pathway connecting Arlington Avenue and Kappock Street in Spuyten Duyvil and one might see a steep trail of hideous, uneven pavement snaking between warped side rails bent out of shape. It’s like something out of a Gothic fairy tale. more
On a chilly night last week, a small but quietly spirited group of parents, students and other community members gathered at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School for an anti-hate forum hosted by state Sen. Jeffrey Klein. more
Kingsbridge residents will welcome new neighbors sooner rather than later as the highly touted — and hotly contested — contract between developer Stagg Group, Praxis Housing Initiatives, and the city to open a transitional homeless facility at 5731 Broadway was finally signed last week. more
It’s only been two weeks since the nation’s deputy postmaster general, Ron Stroman, admitted to lawmakers there were systemic issues when it came to mail delivery in the Bronx. But another elected official already has taken up arms against the U.S. Postal Service. more
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