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The sound of a rooster crowing might evoke a certain range of feelings. Perhaps the desire to wake up and start a new day. Maybe even the image of a pastoral scene of a farm upstate. But for Judith Veder, it’s a sound that summons dread. more
The coronavirus pandemic didn’t spare any part of the Bronx. Beyond those who actually fought COVID-19 itself, the pandemic dealt tremendous economic blows to the borough’s small-business community. more
It wouldn’t be a stretch to say public speaking is an intimidating task. The prospect of getting up in front of a crowd and giving an eloquent speech has reduced many confident people to a pile of nerves. more
Police are on the hunt for a young man they say may have been involved in a pair of Kingsbridge Heights arsons. Police say they are seeking a Hispanic male, in his 20s, last seen wearing dark-colored clothing and carrying a gray backpack. more
District 11 seems decided, but borough president race is still way too close to call
Eric Dinowitz 42% | 5816 votes
Mino Lora 27% | 3775 votes
Abigail Martin 14% | 1957 votes
Daniel Padernacht 6% | 870 votes
Jessica Haller 6% | 767 votes
Marcos Sierra 2% | 301 votes
Carlton Berkley 2% | 246 votes
If Kathryn Garcia was able to vote in the Bronx, she says she would choose Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez as her first choice on the ballot to become borough president. more
It’s strange to think every time someone sips on a cocktail or a beer in this corner of the Bronx, that drink was approved by Community Board 8.  more
It’s no secret the United States was one of many countries practicing slavery centuries ago — and not just in the south.  more
They’re widely considered heroes, putting their lives at risk on what seems like a daily basis to save others.  more
More than 800 different languages are spoken in New York City, home to a number of diverse ethnic and racial groups. And then there are the neighborhoods themselves in each of the boroughs — many of which find their news from more than 300 media outlets, including The Riverdale Press. more
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