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The 50th Precinct’s commanding officer had some choice words in the wake of a video that went viral over the weekend showing three of his police officers attempting to arrest a teenager over a stolen bike. more
On a chilly night last week, a small but quietly spirited group of parents, students and other community members gathered at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School for an anti-hate forum hosted by state Sen. Jeffrey Klein. more
Following a weekend filled with violence and bigotry in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month over the removal of Confederate statues, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Aug. 16 he would convene a task force to examine all statues in the city, marking specific ones that might be considered offensive or rooted in racism or bigotry. more
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Michael Heller, who officially stepped in as Community Board 8’s district manager in June, is retiring just three months after starting the job. more
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After the raucous meeting in July over a proposed homeless shelter in Kingsbridge, Community Board 8’s land use committee is set to meet again Sept. 5. And near the top of its agenda? Once again, 5731 Broadway. more
Skyview-on-the-Hudson is not putting out the welcome mat for the Hebrew Home of Riverdale. more
His mission is to stop a transitional housing facility for the homeless from opening at 5731 Broadway, and with time running short, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has one more trick up his sleeve. more
Mall-goers visiting Turnstyle at the Columbus Circle train station in Manhattan had a little extra company this past week ahead of Columbus Day. more
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If it felt more like a political rally than an informational forum at times, it’s probably because the more than 225 people gathered at Lehman College’s music building last weekend have become focused on a single goal: Get rid of the Independent Democratic Conference. more
The Kingsbridge Armory took a big step closer to adding ice — and a lot of it — after state officials approved a $138 million loan to get a massive ice rink and education complex off the ground. more
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