New meaning for off-road vehicles?

It is illegal to park cars on city sidewalks. It’s a simple notion made clear in city law, subject to fines of more than $100. Yet, every day it seems car dealerships and auto repair shops across the city park vehicles on sidewalks with little fear of consequence from police or city officials.

Fieldston outlines progress in battling race issues

After a March protest claiming systemic racial discrimination, Ethical Culture Fieldston School began taking steps to change, according to a letter from its administration to students, alumni and supporters.

Infrastructure, attitude at heart of cyclist safety

When a cement truck fatally struck a cyclist July 1 in Brooklyn, it marked the 15th bicycle rider to die this year on New York City streets — and the third that week. Soon after, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York Police Department vowed to curb reckless driving.


Switch work to complicate 1 train service this summer

It looks like weekend shutdowns on the Bronx sections of the 1 train have ended, but the work overall is just getting started.

Teens join Tehillah’s board, hit the online airwaves

Some may believe today’s teens are out of touch with faith, but two teenagers active with their local congregation are proving that stereotype is just a stereotype.

Bus abuse: fare beating has become an epidemic

It’s a familiar sight to regulars. It’s rush hour, and a long line of riders are waiting to board the stopping bus. Once the back door opens, a number of people slip on without paying, taking the few open places to sit.


Latest buzz: Hornets are Westchester Cup champs

If you’re looking for a good David versus Goliath sports story these days, you’d be hard pressed to find one better than the Riverdale Hornets boys soccer program.

Jerry Schneider finds second home volunteering

In all his 92 years, Jerry Schneider had never done much volunteering. The retired accountant never considered himself much of an outgoing person. Plus, he was quite devoted to his wife of 50 years, Francine.

Dust off that instrument case, and come play for fun

Maybe it was playing cello in high school orchestra decades ago. Or clarinet in marching band.

Spuyten Duyvil library transforms R&R into D&D

On Thursday afternoons, elves and hobgoblins take over the community room of Spuyten Duyvil Library.


Distant echoes, timeless questions for ‘In the Green’

A religious superstar from the 1100s receives a spirited makeover in Grace McLean’s “In the Green” at the Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center.

Hero cop sixth NYPD officer to take life in 2019

It was early in the morning on Jan. 27 when Liam Amir Rodriguez decided it was time to be born.


Teacher, actress Violette Holland, 91

Violette (nee Kanner) Holland passed away after a short illness on June 12, 2019. She was 91.

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Dionel Then gears up council run

Eric Dinowitz and Dan Padernacht are already duking it out for city council, even though its current occupant — Andrew Cohen — isn’t scheduled to officially leave until 2021. But now there’s potentially a third candidate in the race.


Foot Locker coming to Marble Hill soon

Payless ShoeSource left West 225th Street months ago, but Marble Hill shouldn’t have to wait too long to find a new local source of shoes.