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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
The grassroots organization hosts a “Community Power Hour” Jan. 17 where it's expected to share with the community ways of mustering political clout on the ground level. more
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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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Same-sex marriage has been the law of the land for some time now, but many religious institutions — like Orthodox Judaism — refuse to embrace this “modern” way of thinking, citing laws that go back hundreds, if not thousands, of years. more
Tony Schwartz was faced with a decision some 30 years ago — remain working at New York Magazine or ghostwrite a book about an up-and-coming real estate developer named Donald Trump. 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
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
Homes in disrepair. Electricity still not fully restored. More than 100,000 people leaving the island. Although the aftermath of Hurricane Maria no longer dominates daily media coverage, the crisis — at least for those in Puerto Rico — still continues. more
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
It’s 10 a.m., a time still considered breakfast, yet at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, lunch is being served. more
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