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Memories are still raw for some over the closing earlier this year of a Chase Bank branch in Knolls Crescent — a move that drew fierce protests from neighbors there, many who are senior citizens and depend on bricks-and-mortar institutions instead of using the internet or a smartphone. more
It might seem, more often than not, a community focuses on a few topics du jour when it comes to traffic safety. Among them are bicycle lanes and parking. more
The new year means a new way to vote in city elections with ranked-choice voting taking over. Instead of choosing just one candidate, voters can rank their choices from their most-preferred to least. Yet, that might all go away if Eric Adams has his way. more
If there’s one thing this part of the Bronx is known for, it’s narrow streets. Sometimes, parking on both sides of the street is so restrictive, it can really only accommodate one-way traffic — even if it’s a two-way street. more
A house that has towered over Sedgwick Avenue for more than a century is coming down. Permits were filed Wednesday to fully demolish the 3,700-square-foot home at 3377 Sedgwick. more
An argument at a cash register inside of Garden Gourmet at 5665 Broadway ended up creating problems for both a store employee and a patron. more
The federal government has rolled out two rounds of the Paycheck Protection Program — providing small businesses with money to keep employees paid and employed while preventing layoffs and furloughs — but hasn’t done much for housing co-operatives, which U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel says have been left out in the cold. more
There’s a good chance the home at 3377 Sedgwick Ave., is on its way to becoming nothing but history after a developer known for various apartment buildings in the Bronx shelled out $1.25 million to make it his own, likely quite interested in the fact it’s on property that allows a multifamily building that could rise as high as 75 feet. more
Nothing beats sitting down with someone you disagree with and having that long discussion to clear the air. After months of asking the city’s environmental protection department to show up at a Community Board 8 meeting and answer questions about the Jerome Park Reservoir, they finally did. more
The State Historic Preservation Office no longer supports efforts by DEP to keep the Jerome Park Reservoir’s smaller north basin dry, officially withdrawing its October endorsement of the city’s agency plan. DEP officials had hoped to keep the basin empty as a way to quickly store water just in case the Croton water filtration plant under Van Cortlandt Park lost power. more
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