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Haller now out-raising Dinowitz in council race, Lora starts strong

As the March 23 special election race heats up for the city council seat once held by Andrew Cohen, environmental activist Jessica Haller is an early winner among the five candidates in the race — at least when it comes to fundraising.

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Elderly man dies in Spuyten Duyvil apartment fire

Police are investigating an early-morning fire Wednesday that claimed the life of a Spuyten Duyvil senior citizen.

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Target shoplifter reportedly injures cop trying to get away

Police are looking for a man they claim tried to steal some appliances from the Target store in Marble Hill before his encounter with law enforcement became physical.

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Bowman's first bill in Congress? The COUP Act

While the U.S. House considers introducing articles of impeachment against Donald Trump for a second time, newly minted U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman is making moves to find out exactly what happened in the insurrection attempt against Capitol Hill on Wednesday, introducing his first bill as a congressman to help get to the bottom of it.

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Cuomo won’t suspend signature gathering

Collecting hundreds of signatures is probably one of the last things anyone wants to do during a global pandemic. Yet that’s exactly what the five remaining candidates seeking to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council must do now that Mayor Bill de Blasio has set March 23 for their special election.

Covering for a community when the big chair’s empty

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.

Dentists, hygienists want turn at vaccine

For the better part of a year, coronavirus safety measures have become a daily mantra: Wear a mask. Stay six feet apart. Only gather with members of your own household. But what happens when your job makes it impossible for you to follow those first two directives?

After four decades, Riverdale Ave store says goodbye

Edith Weinheim made her dream come true when she opened Designer’s Corner in 1978, selling clothing and accessories, and doing what she truly loved.

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BronxNet, Press hosting February city council debate

Now that Mayor Bill de Blasio has made the special election to replace Andrew Cohen on the council official, two Bronx-based media outlets are creating a forum allowing the five candidates a chance to debate.

David Moore: A businessman on a mission for humanity

Those who have heard of David Moore probably know him from his professional endeavors. For instance, he’s the chair and chief executive of Moore Holdings. But there’s something else that some might find just as commendable, even though it may not catch as much attention: David Moore is on a mission for humanity.

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Candidates band together versus Ben Franklin Club

Just a few weeks ago, all seven candidates looking to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council visited with members of the Ben Franklin Club — virtually — in the hopes to get that endorsement. But as of Monday, only one is left seeking it — the one many felt was going to get it anyway, thanks to his strong family connections.

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Lawmakers turn to social media after insurrectionists storm Capitol

Newly minted U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman was still setting into his new office on Capitol Hill when he was called to the House floor to take part in a joint session gathering that happens only once every four years: certifying the Electoral College votes for president.

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