Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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“You’re going to be urban farmers someday!” assistant teacher Maureen Lombardi cheerfully called out to her class of 2-year-olds at the Riverdale Presbyterian Church Nursery School (RPCNS) on … more
The Bronx Borough Board unanimously voted last week to oppose zoning proposals aimed at encouraging new affordable housing, a major priority of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s … more
When it comes to missing votes, Rep. Charles Rangel and Rep. Eliot Engel rank first and third most truant among members of New York’s delegation to the House of Representatives, according to … more
Congressmen representing the Bronx are pushing for the U.S. to provide asylum for refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria as the Senate prepares to take up legislation that would halt the process and … more
Three fires broke out in Riverdale during the weekend of Nov. 6. On Saturday, Nov. 7, a fire was reported at 5240 Henry Hudson Parkway, the building’s second serious fire within the past 12 … more
Whispers inside City Hall suggest Council members are seeking steep pay hikes. A Nov. 12 Daily News article cited unnamed sources as saying they want a 71-percent salary increase. That would bring … more
Federal prosecutors mentioned State Sen. Jeff Klein for the first time in conjunction with their bribery case against his ally state Sen. Dean Skelos, although Mr. Klein is not accused of any … more
Residents from across the Bronx stormed the borough president’s office on the evening of Nov. 12 to air their grievances with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed rezoning initiatives. … more
For the first time in almost two decades, the public gained access to the Jerome Park Reservoir. On Saturday and Sunday morning, the Department of Environmental Protection gave about four dozen … more
Having a local elected official lead the state Assembly has brought a range of apparent benefits to the Bronx. Since Assemblyman Carl Heastie assumed the post following the arrest of Assemblyman … more
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