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The 50th Precinct’s commanding officer had some choice words in the wake of a video that went viral over the weekend showing three of his police officers attempting to arrest a teenager over a stolen bike. 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
Following a weekend filled with violence and bigotry in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month over the removal of Confederate statues, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Aug. 16 he would convene a task force to examine all statues in the city, marking specific ones that might be considered offensive or rooted in racism or bigotry. more
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Terence O’Toole didn’t mince words last week when he called a 16-year-old bicycle theft suspect a “scourge on the Bronx,” and justified a viral video of one of his 50th Precinct police officers repeatedly punching that teenager in the head by showing The Riverdale Press his lengthy rap sheet. more
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Dmitriy Berezovskiy had a vision. He wanted to create a high-end restaurant for the Riverdale community “where Jews and non-Jews, religious and non-religious — everyone — could all sit at the same table and eat kosher food together.” more
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1. A man, whose age and ethnicity were not reported, had his green 1999 Acura Integra stolen on June 22 at 9 a.m., according to police.  The victim parked his car in front of 3545 Jerome … more
Michael Heller, who officially stepped in as Community Board 8’s district manager in June, is retiring just three months after starting the job. more
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Phillip and Jean Michael awoke Sunday morning to a scary sight — hate vandalism quite literally on their very doorstep. Someone spray painted “Jew” on the front door of the couple’s Fieldston home Saturday night, police said, leaving behind the paint cans reportedly used to complete the shocking deed. more
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After the raucous meeting in July over a proposed homeless shelter in Kingsbridge, Community Board 8’s land use committee is set to meet again Sept. 5. And near the top of its agenda? Once again, 5731 Broadway. more
Skyview-on-the-Hudson is not putting out the welcome mat for the Hebrew Home of Riverdale. more
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