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Developers have revealed renderings for a proposed eight-story rental development at West 237th Street and Blackstone Avenue that riled some neighbors last year because of construction equipment blocking sidewalks and squeezing streets. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has joined a coalition of federal lawmakers pushing $90 million in additional federal funding to help improve security for what they have determined to be high-risk non-profits. more
Criminal justice reform has taken center stage in New York City over the past year, from closing the infamous Rikers Island, to upgrades in evidence discovery, to efforts that could make trials faster. more
An Ethical Culture Fieldston School teacher was fired Thursday after administrators there accused them of inappropriate social media posts in the wake of a  controversial guest speaker at the school. more
Some might want to say U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has been a bit distracted with last month’s impeachment of President Donald Trump — but the longtime congressman would wholeheartedly disagree. more
It was a win and a loss for state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi on a pair of bills she championed in the upper chamber. more
Ever seen a massive balloon release at a wedding or football game? It’s an impressive sight — all those colorful orbs flying majestically into the wild blue yonder. Only what goes up must come down. In the 10 hours it takes helium to leak from a floating balloon, it drifts earthward, landing sometimes hundreds of miles from its release site. more
The last few months have been busy for the community, including a number of stories, which have earned broader attention. Like an administrator accused of preying on kids at SAR Academy, a few decades after the last time someone was accused of such a crime. Or the closure of a deli in Kingsbridge that hasn’t been closed in six decades. more
Summertime created some of the biggest controversies our community had seen in a while, especially when it comes to protecting the greenbelt that helps define parts of the community we live and work in. But there also was a push to make mass transit faster — more often than not, earning the ire of those who ride, and even those who don’t. more
As summer rolled around, Albany was busy debating and passing bills, while here at home, it became all about what kind of businesses we wanted to have where. more
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