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2008 Great Recession When the nation's economy crumbled, Riverdale wasn't immune. The last bookstore in the area, PaperbacksPlus on Riverdale Avenue, closed. Other stores also shut their … more
Only a river stood between certain death and the promise of safety. Over the course of a month, a half million men, women and children crossed the Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh. more
State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is denying claims from a former policy analyst he forced her into a kiss soon after the state budget was approved in 2015. more
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
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
There’s a meeting Sunday all about the state senate’s Independent Democratic Conference. But its leader, Sen. Jeff Klein, isn’t invited. more
Think Riverdale Avenue needs to go on a “road diet”? Community Board 8’s traffic and transportation committee doesn’t think so. more
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Pop the bubbly. After multiple past rejections, Community Board 8 has finally received permission from the city to look for a new home base away from Riverdale Avenue — although move-in day is still a long way off. more
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