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A little over a week ago, a customer came into Jose Cruz’s auto shop to have the tires of his Land Rover Discovery realigned.  Cruz, who owns Fieldston Automotive Shop at 3623 … more
Parents give task force earful about programs for gifted childrenParents seem to have a lot of problems with the gifted and talented programs at area schools: information not easily available, no … more
In a recent medieval history class at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, Professor David Gallo, 59, discussed fealty pledging and the ceremony of homage between a vassal and a lord. He called on his … more
Construction began this week on a new 13-story affordable housing tower on the south side of Kingsbridge — but it’s a project that almost collapsed late in the game thanks to the new resident at a different home on 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. more
A president-elect traveled to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration against the backdrop of a nation deeply divided and a civil war just a few months away. As Abraham Lincoln traveled from his … more
A few hours before a blizzard hit in the small hours of March 14, The Press asked passersby and food shoppers along W. 259th Street and Riverdale Avenue how they would be spending their snow day and … more
Con Ed makes light of citizen complaints about bridgeCon Edison will repair the lights on the pedestrian bridge on 235th Street and Henry Hudson Parkway — news that residents like Steve Reich and … more
1. Woman found dead on Jerome A 49-year-old woman was found dead at 3:22 a.m. Sunday, police said.  The woman, whose identity was not released pending notification of her family, … more
A boy’s claims he escaped a would-be kidnapper over the weekend appear to be nothing more than a bad bedtime story.  The 10-year-old claimed he was pulled into a gray van in front of … more
For the second time in as many months, a car has killed a pedestrian walking along the Major Deegan Expressway.    The latest victim was a 49-year-old woman killed early Monday … more
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