Keyword: Stephanie Coggins
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What happens when a city council district doesn’t have a city council member? That’s the question some were asking even before Andrew Cohen stepped down from his city council seat Dec. 31 to become a Bronx Supreme Court judge. His departure leaves the greater Riverdale and Kingsbridge area, as well as Norwood and Wakefield without representation until after a March 23 special election. more
This past Nov. 3, the voters living inside City Council District 11 exercised their constitutional right to vote. This was an important Election Day, and even with the pandemic raging and coronavirus positivity rates spiking, voters exercised all means with which to vote, exhibiting a sustained commitment to the process. more
Many might know Stephanie Coggins for her community activism, especially when it comes to her Spuyten Duyvil neighborhood. more
A simple trip to the bank might not seem like much — a quick withdrawl from the ATM or cashing a check is a day-to-day-occurrence, and many customers do a lot of that without ever seeing a bank teller. more
I would like to add context to a recent story reporting on Councilman Andrew Cohen’s rejection of the street co-namings of Bradley Terrace and Palisade Avenue in honor of Villa Rosa Bonheur and John J. McKelvey Sr. These tributes were advanced to him by Community Board 8, upon the application of seven community groups, and publicly supported. more
Stephanie Coggins makes no secret of her love for Spuyten Duyvil. She’s not afraid to stand up for what she believes is the beauty and character of the neighborhood, no matter how big the foe may be. more
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
In 2015, my husband and I packed our dog Gidian into our SUV and headed up to the Catskills for the Martin Luther King weekend — two middle-aged people with an elderly dog. more
When it became clear that nothing was going to stop the century-old Villa Rosa Bonheur apartments from becoming history, Stephanie Coggins decided she would make sure it was history her Spuyten Duyvil community would never forget. more
When I set out a few months ago to petition for the street co-namings of Bradley Terrace with that of Villa Rosa Bonheur and John J. McKelvey Sr., I knew about 75 percent less about the history and culture of Spuyten Duyvil and Riverdale. more
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