Parents have high hopes for new schools chancellor

It’s 10 a.m., a time still considered breakfast, yet at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, lunch is being served.

Quest gives cremated cats handmade home

In a basement converted into a woodshop, Ivan Braun affixes a small block of wood to his Australian lathe.

Eatery closing blamed on location, location, location

Maybe it was the student discounts, or the teen-friendly atmosphere? Or it could have been a menu filled with choices like kale salads, organic burgers and lentil soup.

Citizen Action comes to town with goal to fight Trump agenda

The grassroots organization hosts a “Community Power Hour” Jan. 17 where it's expected to share with the community ways of mustering political clout on the ground level.


Former staffer accuses Jeff Klein of forcing a kiss

State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is denying claims from a former policy analyst he forced her into a kiss soon after the state budget was approved in 2015.

Time for teens at CB8?

Diaz launches youth movement for community board members

Justin Westbrook-Lowery, a southeast Bronx native, dove into politics at an early age, and at 17 became one of the youngest community board members in his borough when he joined CB9 in 2015, while he was in high school.

Rails to reading on 1 train in novel

For many people, trips on the 1 train is merely a ride from one point to the next. But for Matthew Curcio, it’s inspiration.

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‘The Children’ — A little grown up, perhaps too late

Like the catastrophe it renders in such deliberate and devastating fashion, Lucy Kirkwood’s play “The Children” originates in some everyday details.

At 101, Ladimer not too old to be a community activist

Irving Ladimer joined his first Community Board 8 meeting in 1988, when he could visit the movie theater to see Tom Cruise in “Rain Man,” and spend just $3.50.

Roof construction begins at PS/MS 95 ­— at night

Instead of the sounds of winter’s winds or muffled street traffic, residents at the Amalgamated Housing Cooperative will soon be lulled to sleep by the pitter-patter of construction taking place at nearby P.S./M.S. 95 Sheila Mencher.


Grayson had power, but not enough of it

As snowstorm Grayson’s fierce winds and heavy snowfall bore down on the Bronx last week, Raymundo Pegollo and his team were hard at work.

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When is a rock not really a rock, and a beet not quite a beet?

Last fall, we were driving through a rural area in southern Germany. Instead of a short ride to our destination, we ran into a road closure. Without our GPS, we would still probably be …

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