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An engineer who was operating a Metro-North train that derailed outside the Spuyten Duyvil station in 2013 has decided to end his legal attempts to collect $10 million from his former employer. more
Miriam Gomez hates what she sees when she visits Henry Hudson Park. Although a renovation began last year, it’s still not finished, and the rest of the park has been neglected, turning formerly flat green lawns into stretches of tall grasses and weeds. more
While President Trump believes virtually closing the country’s southern border with Mexico will make a significant impact on immigration there, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has a different idea. And he used a recent trip to El Salvador and Honduras with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to help drive that point home. more
Last year, believing it would help curb Manhattan traffic congestion and give yellow cab drivers a little relief, the city’s Taxi & Limousine Commission capped the number of vehicles it would allow for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. Yet, some of that support waned Aug. 7 when the TLC voted to extend the cap on for-hire vehicles from a year to indefinitely. more
Bronx bus riders and the elected officials who represent them are tired of the MTA’s failure to deliver on its promises. Some 17 Bronx elected officials signed a letter calling on to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Metropolitan Transportation Authority chair Patrick Foye to amend the MTA plan for revitalizing bus service in the Bronx. more
Stephanie Coggins and Sura Jeselsohn arrived early at the Equitable Building off Broadway in lower Manhattan for the 10 a.m. meeting. They were more than ready to express their disapproval of proposed changes to Bronx’s Special Natural Area District, this time directly to a body that could easily decide its fate: the City Planning Commission. The two women took their seats in the basement meeting room and waited. And waited. And waited. more
2008 Great Recession When the nation's economy crumbled, Riverdale wasn't immune. The last bookstore in the area, PaperbacksPlus on Riverdale Avenue, closed. Other stores also shut their … more
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