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Skip the lines. Avoid the rain. Peace out to the sign-holding, pamphlet-thrusting campaign volunteers. Vote early between Oct. 26 and Nov. 5, and get it over with. more
Think flavored e-cigarettes are on their way out, with the stroke of President Donald Trump’s pen? Chuck Schumer says to think again. more
It’s been a year since Alessandra Biaggi won the primary election that would ultimately make her state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi. Yet, it’s never too late for a welcome, especially over bagels and coffee last week at the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center. more
After nearly two decades of effort, a pedestrian bridge will finally connect Van Cortlandt Park across the northern part of the Major Deegan Expressway. Councilman Andrew Cohen says he’s secured $11.5 million in city funding to make up the balance of the $23.5 million pedestrian bridge not far from where East 233rd Street and Jerome Avenue meet. more
It was hard for anyone at the White House to catch their breath last week, as not only did the Trump administration’s revolving door continue to spin quite quickly, but the president faced controversy over how he handled Hurricane Dorian more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law aimed to make law enforcement and first responders safer when responding to emergency calls. more
Preserving the environment takes work and sometimes a little sacrifice. But some single-family homeowners living within Riverdale’s Special Natural Area District would prefer that sacrifice not total $25,000 in bureaucratic red tape for something as simple as building a deck or installing a swimming pool. more
Five years after New York City launched Vision Zero as a way to combat traffic fatalities, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Councilman Andrew Cohen are celebrating finally securing a left turn signal for southbound Riverdale Avenue traffic looking to turn onto West 231st Street. more
More than a dozen New York congressional Democrats members have signed on to Concurrent Resolution 52 expressing the sense of Congress that there is a climate emergency which demands immediate attention. more
A bill that was pushed through Albany by both Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is now law. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature has made Erin’s Law an actual law, which supporters say will require public schools to teach children about how to recognize and react to inappropriate behavior from adults. more
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