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For more than half a century, barber Roosevelt “Rosey” Spivey has cut hair at the Marble Hill International Unisex Salon at 151 W. 228th St. But a notice to vacate he received on Jan. 5, … more
After Assemblyman Sheldon Silver was arrested on corruption charges and forced to step down as speaker earlier this year, New Yorkers might have expected serious government reforms. Instead, we were … more
Last week’s brutal murder of the director of a homeless shelter not far from Riverdale and Kingsbridge was an immense tragedy for the victim, her family and the rest of the city. Those who … more
The Horace Mann School’s approach to child abuse by its own faculty members has been more like that of a cutthroat Wall Street firm than a caring educational institution. Many of the dozens … more
Where do we see ourselves as parents and community members in, say, 50 years? In one hopeful vision, development has been maintained at a sensible level, keeping traffic light and neighborhoods … more
T his week’s Press puts a spotlight on two local projects in need of extra support from the authorities. You wouldn’t know it from the appearance of the home, but a non-descript … more
Whenever a festering problem comes to light at a public housing development, the situation is often blamed on a lack of funds. Whether it is the recent inadequate garbage collection at the Marble … more
On any given weekday, navigating the intersection of Riverdale Avenue and West 231st Street is a trying experience. Riverdale Avenue’s steep slope means southbound drivers significantly exceed … more
After Montefiore Medical Center and the Simone Development Companies’ plans for a large new facility on Riverdale Avenue drew a torrent of backlash from the community, the two organizations … more
Riverdale is celebrated for its many green spaces, pleasant homes, thriving religious institutions and inviting stores. As anyone who has spent some time here can tell you, its main asset is the … more
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