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One perp couldn’t decide whether they were more loyal to Amazon or Target when they allegedly pulled a scam on an unsuspecting customer. more
What would you say to your elected representative if you could call them up right now? Until recently, this question was a moot point because most constituents didn’t have direct access to their representatives beyond maybe text-based social media. They would have to jump through a series of hoops before ever being able to get on the phone with their Assemblyman, council member, or even a mayoral frontrunner. more
Four temples were targeted in a series of vandalism attacks spanning from Thursday to Sunday. Police say someone threw rocks through windows at the Riverdale Jewish Center on Independence Avenue, Chabad Lubavitch of Riverdale on West 246th Street, Young Israel of Riverdale on Henry Hudson Parkway East, and the Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale on West 250th Street. more
It was nearly another weekend of vandalized synagogues. Instead, police caught a significant break early Saturday morning when a man riding a bicycle against traffic on Delafield Avenue ended up being exactly who they were looking for. more
A new reporter is joining The Riverdale Press in June, but to make sure he arrives and is ready to go, we’re going to need a little help. more
A rampage leaving behind a string of broken windows across Riverdale has drawn the attention of the New York Police Department's Hate Crime Task Force.  more
The council chambers at City Hall were mostly empty when Eric Dinowitz and his immediate family were ushered inside on April 14. Standing with him were his wife Tamar, and his parents — Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Sylvia Gottlieb — as the former school teacher was sworn in to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council, promising to not only uphold the laws of the land, but to “faithfully discharge” the duties to which he had been elected. more
SWAB is back in what seems to be a parting “gift” of sorts from Ruben Diaz Jr. more
As the warmer months approach, more people are turning to outdoor activities. Among them? Bicyclists. But if any of them are looking for designated space along streets like Mosholu Avenue, they may need to keep looking. more
The Spuyten Duyvil non-profit executive director was on the verge of officially finished runner-up to now-Councilman Eric Dinowitz in a March 23 special election to replace Andrew Cohen. She was gearing up to take another crack at the seat for the June 22 primary until she received word the city’s elections board wasn’t going to allow her name on the ballot. more
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