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.
It’s now the third year that elected officials wake up at the crack of dawn and travel the city by subway seeking the opinions of the straphangers around them. But for Andy Byford, it’s a first.
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.
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.
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.
Country Bank, which operates a branch locally at 583 W. 235th St., is merging with OceanFirst Financial Corp., a New Jersey-based bank chain with some 75 locations throughout the state.
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.
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.
Like a lot of recent graduates, Noam Pechter will miss his school, his routine, his classmates, and his days on the basketball court and baseball diamond.
It was a bright, warm August day outside the Van Cortlandt Park Nature Center where Debbi Dolan passed around a sign-in sheet to the roughly 40 people assembled for her monthly nature walk through the park.
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.
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.
The last time we met, we began our discussion of the various techniques used to shape and modify trees with a brief discussion of pruning and grafting. Things are about to get more interesting!
The safest place to live and work in the Bronx isn’t in Riverdale and Kingsbridge, believe it or not. That honor goes to Hunts Point and Longwood. But the 50th Precinct isn’t far behind, judging from reported crime over the first six months of the year.
This is not how Tom Cosgrove envisioned his 2019 baseball season unfolding.
Thomas James Dolan of Yonkers passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. He was 87.
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.
Martin Chung shared the good news on a Facebook group set up to find his missing son: Max Chung has been found.