Keyword: Community Board 8
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Rats are about as New York as Yankee Stadium, a dollar slice, or getting excited over a clean subway car. They’re everywhere — so much that you barely notice when they scuttle from view around a corner, down the storm drain, or from one pile of sidewalk garbage on pick-up day to the next. more
A battle that divided a community over what to build in an empty lot located smack dab in the middle of businesses stretched along Riverdale Avenue apparently is catching fire once again. more
After months of battling between local community board representatives and city government, the efforts to transform Riverdale's Special Natural Area District into a revised Special Natural Resources District is dead. For now. more
Up to this point, Councilman Andrew Cohen has described the changes he would make to the city planning department’s proposal to overhaul Riverdale’s Special Natural Area District as inexplicable. more
Preserving the environment takes work and sometimes a little sacrifice. But some single-family homeowners living within Riverdale’s Special Natural Area District would prefer that sacrifice not total $25,000 in bureaucratic red tape for something as simple as building a deck or installing a swimming pool. more
It’s hard to find a leader like Father Ted Hesburgh. He led the University of Notre Dame for 35 years — transforming the school from just a football favorite to one with academic prowess. He worked under a number of presidents beginning with Dwight Eisenhower, and he even joined hands with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., singing “We Shall Overcome.” more
As the No. 1 train rolled into the last stop at West 242nd Street, John Benfatti and others volunteers walked the platform to offer food, clothing and shelter to homeless individuals who had traveled … more
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