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Last week the Republican National Convention in Cleveland dominated the headlines.  From Melania Trump’s apparently plagiarized speech to Sen. Ted Cruz being booed off the stage for … more
Book lovers of Van Corlandt Village received big news when local officials announced they were allocating $2 million for a new branch library to open at 3882 Cannon Place – a building with a turbulent history. more
In the course of a long election, which has already featured two primary dates for New Yorkers, a third is coming quickly down the pike.   In the course of a long election, which has already featured two primary dates for New Yorkers, a third is coming quickly down the … more
Two new traffic lights will be coming to the Broadway Corridor, as part of an effort by local politicians to make the street safer for pedestrians. “There’s no place for pedestrians to … more
Amid a spike in smartphone  thefts around Riverdale, Rep. Elliot Engel has introduced a bill that aims to discourage thieves by making it more difficult to doctor the serial numbers of stolen … more
State Sen. Jeff Klein’s office has vehemently denied allegations of any “favoritism” or less-than-transparent deals in the allocation of $30 million from state coffers to a … more
Last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council agreed on the 2017 fiscal year budget – an $82 million spending plan that features funding for a range of projects throughout the … more
A landlord association has filed a lawsuit against a city board that ordered a rent freeze on rent-stabilized apartments for one-year leases. more
Mention a secretive organization, and groups like the CIA, NSA or DIA often come to mind. But New York City and the northwest Bronx, in particular, have their own collection of tight-lipped groups, whose operations are largely concealed from the people whose interests they purport to represent. more
New York governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a series of bills aimed at combating rising rates of opioid and heroin use in the state — a package of measures that marks a shift toward … more
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