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At the close of a year that saw the death of autistic student Avonte Oquendo and a report on overcrowding released by the city Comptroller’s office, school safety and class size … more
  The Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) just got a little cooler. On Dec. 12, state Sen. Jeff Klein visited the school on West 236th Street to see its new air conditioners, installed with … more
Community Board (CB) 8 is trying to hit the brakes on a Broadway development’s parking plans. At a Dec. 9 meeting, the board passed a resolution opposing developer Selfhelp’s plans for … more
Yvonne Leclerc Toth of Chappaqua, New York, formerly of the Bronx, died on Saturday. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Toth. She is survived by her son, Paul J. Toth (his spouse, Eric … more
Carolyn Kupferberg Sapir, of Hanover, New Hampshire, formerly of Riverdale, New York, died on Nov. 24, surrounded by her family, from pancreatic cancer. She is survived by Louis Sapir, her beloved … more
Renewed plans to build three houses near Indian Pond in Fieldston  are pitting two of Riverdale’s former City Council members against each other. The Bloomfield family has hired June … more
After residents blocked a family’s 2010 plans to build three houses near Indian Pond, the small, beloved body of water in the Fieldston Historic District, the project is gaining steam. The … more
Over a month after 8-year-old Rylee Ramos was struck and killed by a car outside her elementary school, parents are left to implement traffic safety measures themselves while waiting for crossing … more
Local advocates are declaring victory after the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) reversed a November decision to cancel proceedings to give protected status to Riverdale’s Samuel D. … more
When Rabbi Avi Weiss, the charismatic leader of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), told his congregants that he would step down as senior rabbi next spring because the institution needed … more
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