Community wants more say in ConEd roadwork planning

To many, Con Edison workers appear to rip up streets with no ostensible plan.

‘Art of the Deal’ ghostwriter to talk Trump, positivity

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.

Participants find crafts project is one for the ages

Angelica Mejia has spent the past few weeks making new friends, and it’s not just with fellow sixth-graders. Instead, these are friends old enough to be grandparents.

Fun, games rule the day at IN-Tech code competition

It’s judgment time for four sixth-graders, eager to find out if nearly three hours of work paid off.

Tenant leaders find ways to take landlord to task

When Alycya Miller moved into 1 Marble Hill Ave., a dozen years ago, she never thought she’d have to battle the building’s management company over piles of garbage, roaches in hallways and washing machines, and feral cats.


When I grow up, I don't really want to be a doctor

No matter what your opinion might be of the current administration in the White House, one thing we can’t really complain about is how economic growth started under Obama continues to expand under Trump.

CB8 puts brakes on merchant traffic plan

Think Riverdale Avenue needs to go on a “road diet”? Community Board 8’s traffic and transportation committee doesn’t think so.

The Ticket

Trouble is brewing with ‘Downtown Race Riot’

The not-so-distant past roars out of the blue in Seth Zvi Rosenfeld’s “Downtown Race Riot,” a New Group production directed by Scott Elliott at the Pershing Square.

A fresh start

Generous donors give family of slain officer a new home

The Skyview-on-the-Hudson community welcomed its newest residents, the children of slain police officer Miosotis Familia, after the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, a Staten Island nonprofit, along with The New York Daily News and Skyview Apartments LLC, raised nearly $900,000 to buy the Familia children a new co-op just in time for Christmas.

Klein finds unity with Democrats ... for now

The long nightmare has ended — at least as far as Democrats in the state senate are concerned.

Green scene

It might be ugly, but a camel cricket won’t bite you

I must have lived a very sheltered life. I never saw a cockroach until we moved into a New York City apartment building. And I never saw a camel cricket until we moved into our present home and found some in our basement.


Guvs take down Smith, brace for Walton, Roosevelt

There’s a lot of nostalgia to be experienced at DeWitt Clinton High School.



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