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The American Legion hall was standing room only, not an empty chair in sight. Yet, Andrew Cohen found the perfect sitting spot, just to the side of the small stage, but still close enough to hear — and see — the drama unfolding before him. more
Protests have swept the country after revelations that border patrol agents have been separating asylum-seeking families as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. more
It’s considered a rite of passage, so to speak. Want to attend one of New York City’s coveted specialized high schools? Well, it’s easy — just pass this rather complicated entrance exam known as the SHSAT, the specialized high school admittance test. more
The “Never Again” movement has gone toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and the Florida legislature since the Valentine’s Day shooting at the Majory Stoneman Douglas High School. more
Plumes of smoke wafting from cigarettes lit in front of libraries could soon be a thing of the past. That is, once Gov. Andrew Cuomo approves it with a stroke of his pen. more
Ask Joyce Briscoe why she’s running for Congress and she might offer, innocuously, “I’m just a regular citizen who’s not too pleased with the way things are going in politics.” more
With no one on Community Board 8 yet asked to officially take a side, a last-minute compromise might make Monday's vote much easier when it comes to expansion plans for the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. more
After hours upon hours of questions and testimony, numerous bouts of applause and boos, and even thousands of words published in these very pages, one might think there was nothing left that could be said or heard about the Hebrew Home at Riverdale’s plans to expand. Wrong. more
It’s been nearly a year since former Community Board 7 district manager and Riverdale staple Andrew Sandler died of cancer, and now state Sen. Gustavo Rivera would like to honor the civic servant’s life at the state level. more
Community Board 8's land use committee finally has a chance Monday night to go on the record about the controversial plans to expand the Hebrew Home at Riverdale — but it might not be as onerous as they originally anticipated. more
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