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Days after one local official announced a $150,000 state grant for The Riverdale Y to make repairs, another politician said he is sending an equal sum The Y’s way. Northwest Bronx … more
This winter was especially hard for Louis Perez, his wife and two children inside their apartment at 58 Marble Hill Ave. With no heat through December and January, he resorted to dressing his 3- … more
With the state’s rent regulation laws set to expire in June, several Bronx officials have formed a coalition to advocate for tenants in their districts. The move came as Riverdale’s state … more
Four community stalwarts received recognition at the Riverdale Jewish Community Relations Council’s annual legislative breakfast on Sunday. So did the glass bricks that greet visitors to the … more
With a recent report finding the state owes public schools billions of dollars — with $61,875,114.76 owed to the 81st Assembly district, which includes Riverdale, alone — local officials … more
Following news that the hot-sheet motel on north Broadway is up for sale, elected officials here are calling on the owner to make sure the next proprietor ends the location’s legacy as a place … more
As controversy simmered over this week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Congress — and not the White House — local officials voiced their support of … more
While no longer co-majority leader of the state Senate, Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein has kept his seat at the table in budget negotiations this year. He joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Assemblyman … more
The first steps are underway for bringing new housing to Riverdale, Bedford Park and the South Bronx. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. says since Gov. Andrew Cuomo rebuffed Mayor Bill de … more
Riverdale’s Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Jeff Klein made a series of campaign-style appearances at area senior centers to announce a package of bills to help the elderly last … more
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