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Northwest Bronx Councilman Andrew Cohen held an event to give seniors reusable grocery bags at The Riverdale Y last week, after the council last month passed a law mandating fees on plastic and paper … more
A Bronx Supreme Court judge is seeking to break the ice between the city and the developer that wants to convert the Kingsbridge Armory into a massive skating and hockey facility. more
With the June 28 federal primary fast approaching, six out of nine Democratic candidates for New York’s 13th congressional district met last Friday to spar over issues from the legacy of … more
A boisterous audience set the tone of Monday night’s debate in the race to replace Rep. Charlie Rangel for New York’s 13th congressional seat. more
City Councilman Fernando Cabrera is challenging state Sen. Gustavo Rivera in the Democratic primary in September — his second bid for the seat. more
A CUNY proposal to limit demonstrations to specially designated areas is coming under criticism from students. A recent graduate of Lehman College, which is part of the CUNY system, who said she … more
Local elected officials are calling on Yonkers authorities to oppose a tour company’s plans to build a heliport just north of Riverdale. more
Members of the Horace Man Action Coalition (HMAC) joined about 150 other activists in a march across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday to demand passage of the long-stalled Child Victims Act. The trek … more
A series of violent crimes at Van Cortlandt Park has prompted northwest Bronx Councilman Andrew Cohen to demand greater law enforcement at the more than 1,000-acre park. more
Northwest Bronx Councilman Andrew Cohen has blasted a new law reducing penalties for quality-of-life crimes such as public urination, open alcohol containers and littering. The recently passed … more
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