Keyword: Heather J. Smith
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It was a rainy Wednesday evening last week, but not inside the Kingsbridge Library. There, a small group of neighbors exchanged greetings with each other, as well as the five men in uniform who, by their very appearance, were the center of attention. more
A man asks pardon for interrupting the morning subway commute. He’s hungry and hopes someone can give him enough money for a sandwich. 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
Sometimes television makes being an elected official look exciting. Glamorous even. But not everything is as cutting edge as “The West Wing” made it look back in the day. more
Many people take for granted that the personal check they slip into the mailbox will arrive safe and sound at the intended destination. Unfortunately for a local woman, somebody got to her hard-earned money first. more
The question is answered. The dust has settled. The old guard kept control of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to push a bill legalizing recreational marijuana for people 21 and older into the state budget. It’s the second straight year Cuomo has listed the policy change as a priority in his executive budget, removing it last year with the hopes of passing it as a stand-alone bill that never made it off the ground. more
Sometimes a crook’s not out to steal a car — just parts of it. more
Want to cast your ballot in the April 28 presidential primary elections? Registered Republicans and Democrats are pretty much already set. more
Winter’s barren branches are never truly empty as chill winds howl. Gone are the gentle, rustling leaves filtering soft green light upon the lawns (or concrete) below. But the Bronx instead has the tattered, flapping, tree-dwelling shopping bag to grace the otherwise arboreal wasteland. more
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