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We know that it's hard to get out and get a paper, and not everyone is getting the paper at home (but maybe you should!) more
Keeping social distance is vital to bring the coronavirus crisis under some sort of control. But what Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seeing in New York City playgrounds, however, is not what he feels will "flatten the curve" when it comes to infections. more
A woman taking a look at her bank account balance was shocked to find it quite a bit lower than she remembered. When she got home and was able to check online, she found that just over $4,000 had been swiped from her checking account, police said, and she surely hadn’t spent it. more
The latest edition of The Riverdale Press is on newsstands now, but just in case you can't pick up a physical copy, we have the full e-edition right here. Free. more
A group of roving teenagers got violent on the evening of March 1, allegedly shoving a 61-year-old man to the ground near the corner of Broadway and Exterior Street. Four people — all described as being about 13 years old — reportedly attacked the man around 9 p.m. They then kicked him, stealing $200 in cash before running south on Exterior toward West 225th Street. more
Not even the New York Police Department is immune to the coronavirus, with 52 members of the force now testing positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. more
With two cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 confirmed on Rikers Island, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is calling on both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to create an emergency plan that will allow those in jail a fighting chance to protect themselves from getting sick. more
It was a shocking wakeup call for some residents of an apartment building at 215 W. 242nd Street, after a fire broke out on the first floor just after 9 a.m., on March 6. more
The long-running northwest Bronx check-fishing scam continues, as a 31-year-old woman told police she wrote out a check for more than $1,600 and shipped it off to its destination through the U.S. Postal Service. more
The state legislature gave adult victims of childhood sexual abuse the opportunity to finally hold their abusers accountable nearly a year ago. Now, a group of lawmakers want to extend the Child Victims Act look-back window to allow even more time for legal action. more
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