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The historical impact of the three-story mansion at 3029 Godwin Terrace is much quieter than mankind’s ascent into the skies and the heavens, but it has influence nonetheless. It seems almost out of place in its Kingsbridge neighborhood, facing P.S. 207 and surrounded by apartment buildings. more
The Riverdale Press won seven statewide awards from the New York Press Association last week, including the top two spots for best news story. more
Eliot Engel is not here in New York, hasn’t really been in New York since about the time the coronavirus pandemic started in March, and won’t apologize for it. In fact, the congressman — who has been holed up in his Maryland home just outside of Washington, D.C. for weeks — says he’s exactly where he needs to be. more
New York has ramped up coronavirus diagnostic testing so much that testing sites, including drive-thru ones like the site at Lehman College, now have more tests available than people seeking … more
Woody Klein died Feb. 11 in his Westport home. He was 90. Born Elihu Klein, wrote a regular column for Westport News called “Out of the Woods,” which he began in 1992 after taking over as editor, and continued even after his 1998 retirement. It was the culmination of a busy career that began on the ground of Ethical Culture Fieldston as co-editor of The Fieldston News. more
The George Washington Bridge is one of the most expensive bridges in the city, with cash-paying drivers forking over $15 per crossing, and those with E-ZPass shelling out between $10.50 and $12.50, depending on the time of day. more
Joel Guerrero spent all his life in Kingsbridge. He went to P.S. 86 and then the New School for the Leadership and the Arts. more
Bronx borough president James Lyons hopped into his limousine outside the Bronx County Courthouse and directed his chauffeur to make haste for Marble Hill. The time for invasion had come. more
They care so deeply about the planet, they huddled in front of U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel’s office Feb. 6, under a gray sky as ominous as their message, to deliver what they see as nothing less than a radical, urgent charge to their local congressman. more
It was a chilly evening last week for some 200 protesters in front of a Mount Eden community center on a somewhat somber strip of Jerome Avenue reiterating a collective cry: Rent is “too damn high,” and “it ain’t right.” more
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