It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that combating sexual abuse has been one of state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi’s core issues since heading to Albany three years ago.
Memories of the Holocaust still haunt Jessica Haller, even though she didn’t personally live through it.
Crap happens. But when it interferes with a fun winter activity, it’s bound to face displeasure from some of the city’s younger residents.
The last time this part of the Bronx had a contested primary race for city council, Oliver Koppell was gearing up for a run against state Sen. Jeffrey Klein for his role in creating an off-shoot caucus of Democrats in Albany that had decided to partner up with their Republican colleagues.
Weeks — even months — of campaigning have come down to this: The June 22 Democratic primary will likely set the stage for who will lead New York City in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
It's been nearly seven months since any teens and pre-teens were reported missing from the Henry Ittleson Center on Iselin Avenue, but one of the girls who had disappeared for a short time last year is now missing again.
Even many hardcore politicos don’t know much about the list of contenders who usually appear at the bottom of the ballot: The candidates for judge. There are two open civil court judicial positions open on the municipal court bench, serving an area covering the entire western side of the Bronx.
Technology has become more commonplace in the classroom over the past 20 years or so. But it may have been difficult to guess just how essential it would become in March 2020.
Elon Musk may have never heard of Riverdale, but it’s clear the influence of the electric car pioneer has finally reached this corner of the Bronx.
Some may not have the fondest memories of school cafeteria food. But like it or not, it’s essential to many in the city’s public school system.
MEET THE MAYOR?
There’s no doubt, Shaun Donovan has had an impressive career in housing. And it all started in this corner of the Bronx.
MEET THE MAYOR
It’s near impossible to find any political candidate not out there ready to share with you their entire resume from the moment you start shaking hands, to the split second you let go.
Imagine walking along Riverdale Avenue, enjoying the warm spring weather, only to be struck in the face by dangling plants.
When Jackson Van Horn presented his film work to his classmates at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy for the first time, he got a response that made the then-eighth-grader feel all of his work putting the project together was worth it.
Wasting no time on vaccine
People have had a rough go of it over the past year or so in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. But kids might have had the roughest time of all.
The rules are simple. Don’t wear your hair in a ponytail, bun or braid. Dress in clothes that are hard to remove. Stay off your cell phone while in public, and definitely don’t mindlessly dig through your purse when in a parking lot. And please, don’t be out and about before 8:30 in the morning.
The TJ Maxx at 171 West 230th Street seems to be a favorite stop not just for clothes shopping, but clothes stealing, too.
It was only a year ago greater New York City was the American epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, as we near the midpoint of 2021, restrictions are winding down and life seems to be slowly returning to normal.