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Politics have always been a part of Anthony Cruz’s life. In high school at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, he interned for U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel and then mayor Michael Bloomberg — all while he led the Model United Nations team and was editor-in-chief of RKA’s school newspaper. more
After lead poisoned her daughter, Tiesha Jones set upon a mission to ensure it didn’t happen to anyone else’s child. She’s teamed up with state Sen. Gustavo Rivera to fashion a bill to expand the number of children considered at risk for lead poisoning in both public and private housing. more
It’s said there’s no better marketing in the world than simple word-of-mouth. more
Some critics have viewed President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy on illegal border crossings a disaster, and his administration has been anything but transparent. more
Tequila, fresh lime, agave, salt, rocks … As the dog days of summer approach, the thirsty may soon find themselves sipping their margaritas — and iced lattes, tea and soda — out of a different kind of straw. more
Soon, some residents of Bailey Avenue’s Fort Independence Houses — and other places — may no longer have to choose between taking the bus home and feeding themselves and their families. more
Community Board 8's land use committee finally has a chance Monday night to go on the record about the controversial plans to expand the Hebrew Home at Riverdale — but it might not be as onerous as they originally anticipated. more
It’s been two months since a couple hundred people gathered at the Riverdale Temple to share their thoughts on a proposed expansion of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. more
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