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Moerdler ready to return to land use committee

As long as no technicalities get in the way, it appears as if Charles Moerdler's self-exile as chair of the Community Board 8's land use committee will be a short one.

Law could arm predatory tow victims with new weapons

When a tow truck dragged Carol Stricker’s car from the Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot at West 230th Street earlier this year, she was determined to find justice — putting an end to so-called predatory, and allegedly illegal and improper, towing practices.

NYCT ‘steps’ up with West 238th station repairs

New York City Transit is improving amenities at stations along the 1 train line with a pair of new staircases slated for installation at the West 238th Street station by summer.

Press captures four statewide awards, including best design

More than 150 newspapers from across the state competed over the weekend to see who was the best of the best. And when it came to overall design excellence, there was no paper better than The Riverdale Press.

Nostalgic novelist remembers Riverdale

Remember when Riverdale Avenue was paved with cobblestones? Or when the Dunkin’ Donuts and everything else behind Skyview Café and Delicatessen was all forest and rocks?

Mosaic ending societal stigma with 5K run

It’s been nearly a decade since Mosaic Mental Health began its Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies 5K run. But the organization has yet to cross the finish line when it comes to raising money as a way to put an end to the stigma surrounding mental health.

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Chaplains league offers fun, fellowship, and a little volleyball

With a mission to empower, coach, instill confidence and mentor youth, the United Chaplains State of New York Athletic League is back in the Bronx.

Bigger than the Beatles? Not yet, but...

They may seem like your average group of fifth-graders, but beneath their music lessons and four-foot frames, the trio of Oscar Smith, Alex Arbucci and Kian Hecht are The Great Oaks.

Pass the purple hat, make a difference

While some might fear the number 13 as a sign of bad luck, Jeremy Bar-Illan takes it with a grain of salt.

Rogue Democrats disband, but some question motives

State Sen. Jeffrey Klein’s Independent Democratic Conference — the breakaway group of Democrats that has caucused with senate Republicans since 2011 — may have disbanded, but Klein’s critics in the party’s progressive wing are saying too little, too late, the damage is done.

Rock n’ roll Realtor with a voice of gold is still singing

While many of us were learning how to stomach fractions, Renee Minus White was recording and touring with the legendary singing group The Chantels.

Long-time land use chairman abruptly quits board

Community Board 8’s land use committee has lost its rock.

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