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After an outcry from residents and drivers about the timing of the northbound traffic lights at Kappock Street and Netherland Avenue, the city’s transportation department made some adjustments late last month that may have calmed things down a bit, for now. more
Years of planning could move a giant step forward as the Hebrew Home at Riverdale gets closer than ever to breaking ground on a controversial expansion on the banks of the Hudson River. more
Despite dizziness, headaches, ongoing pain from a knee replacement several years ago, and arthritis, Delores Dixon leads a very active life. But if some lawmakers like Assemblyman Richard Gottfried get their way, how she’s treated — and how it’s paid for — could drastically change through the New York Health Act. more
Coalescing in the balm and mist outside his Morris Park office last week, a coalition of grassroots groups decried state Sen. Jeffrey Klein after an ex-staffer accused him of forcibly kissing her outside an Albany bar in 2015. 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
The grassroots organization hosts a “Community Power Hour” Jan. 17 where it's expected to share with the community ways of mustering political clout on the ground level. more
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It’s 10 a.m., a time still considered breakfast, yet at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, lunch is being served. 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
Same-sex marriage has been the law of the land for some time now, but many religious institutions — like Orthodox Judaism — refuse to embrace this “modern” way of thinking, citing laws that go back hundreds, if not thousands, of years. more
The Federal Communications Commission has a lot of power — but is that power enough to stop U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand? more
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