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People staying at home and away from their cars during the coronavirus crisis can now do so without worrying about moving their car once aweek to the other side of the street. At least for now. more
It was a shocking wakeup call for some residents of an apartment building at 215 W. 242nd Street, after a fire broke out on the first floor just after 9 a.m., on March 6. more
Letitia James has a message for any store owners who feel they can make a quick buck in the middle of a virus outbreak: “Not on my watch.” more
A former elementary school administrator’s libel case against Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz took a stumble backward Monday after a judge dismissed part of his claim against the lawmaker, while also fining both him and his counsel for their “appalling lack of civility” in the case. more
It was 60 degrees in the Bronx on Sunday, spring-like weather topped only by the next day when it seemed spring turned to summer. People were outside. Cars were on the road. And at the unusual intersection that joins Orloff Avenue with West 238th and Fort Independence streets in Kingsbridge, it was yet another day of danger. more
Getting to school can be a trip, whether it’s walking a few blocks to someplace like Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, or busing in from other towns — and even states — for institutions like Ethical Culture Fieldston School and Horace Mann. more
Roosevelt Spivey has cut hair on the corner of West 228th Street and Marble Hill Avenue for nearly six decades. Known by many of his friends and customers as “Rosey,” Spivey first took over Marble Hill’s International Unisex Salon in 1962. Back then, Marble Hill was a mostly white neighborhood of working-class Irish and Italian customers. more
The coronavirus spread at the first New York City school to shut down in the outbreak's wake appears to have worsen after Salanter Akiba Riverdale officials confirm 29 people associated with its academy and high school have tested positive. more
Some post-secondary institutions like Manhattan College and Fordham University shut down campuses Monday as a precautionary measure. But at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in North Riverdale, Tuesday's campus closure is not a drill. more
Marilyn Sopher, who founded Sopher Realty nearly three decades ago with her husband Morris — using the success of that business to give back to the Jewish community she called home — died Feb. 22. Rabbi Levi Shemtov, who first met Marilyn 28 years ago when he was looking for a space to bring the Chabad Lubavitch movement to Riverdale, had the solemn task of reuniting her with her husband, who died in 1998, in Israel. more
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