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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
Justin Westbrook-Lowery, a southeast Bronx native, dove into politics at an early age, and at 17 became one of the youngest community board members in his borough when he joined CB9 in 2015, while he was in high school. 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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