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It seems like an ever-repeating pattern: A mass shooting happens. Talk of gun reform is ubiquitous. Politicians make grand speeches about legislation to either limit gun access or to strengthen Second Amendment rights. Bills are written that die in committees, and the issue is untouched until the next tragedy. more
Mental illness is not the cause of mass shootings. Period. more
It’s finally settled. The intractable rumor that Councilman Andrew Cohen would be nominated for a supreme court judgeship this year has been resolved. He won’t be trading his spot in city hall for a black robe and gavel. At least, not yet. more
Nothing says “tough dude with an attitude” quite like picking a fight with a fast food worker, flashing a knife, and riding off into the sunset on two wheels. more
Say it’s a sweltering August afternoon and the sidewalk is hot enough to sear a New York strip. You walk by a parked cop car, and are startled by a deep bark emanating from behind the heavily tinted windows. There’s a police dog in the vehicle. And although it’s a highly trained dog, it’s still a dog, and still susceptible to the same heat exhaustion any other animal — or person — would experience if left in a hot car. more
A crew with backhoes showed up at a scrap of dirt off West 251st Street separating Post Road from Broadway last month to address a road that’s not been treated with the respect due a 400-year-old landmark. more
The gears of government turn at a glacial pace, as a Manhattan College official has learned. Last year, Rob Walsh approached the Kingsbridge Business Improvement District board with an idea: Extend its boundaries two blocks north to cover West 238th Street and Broadway. More of the area could benefit from the BID’s daily trash pickup and cleaning, beautification and small business development services. more
Two years after the deaths of two toddlers at Amalgamated Houses, police last week arrested their mother, Jade Spencer, on two counts of manslaughter and one count of second-degree assault. more
Diana McShane loves to make a mess. When she’s in the spare room in her Riverdale apartment that she’s transformed into an art studio, McShane is not afraid to let loose with her work. more
Elizabeth Pagan can’t help but talk about her cats. She talks about June, a cat she had before she moved to the Hebrew Home at Riverdale who passed away. Then came Sapphire, who was gray, much like the one she’s petting. more
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