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There are some new faces in familiar seats as the revolving door plaguing Community Board 8’s officers and committee chairs becomes more and more common. more
As another frigid winter nears, threatening to deepen the saga of suffering for public housing residents, a slate of local political leaders has called on their landlord to address a lengthy list of longstanding ills afflicting tenants. more
The Henry Hudson Bridge is going retro. In the 1930s, lampposts on the bridge were made of wood, replaced over time by aluminum poles. But as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority upgrades the bridge, it’s also taking a trip down memory lane by bringing back the wood — and some motorists have already started to take notice. more
More than 100 people showed up to Community Board 8’s land use committee meeting last week to protest the proposed demolition and apartment building construction where the nearly century-old Villa Rosa Bonheur sits in pieces. more
Like college students pulling an all-nighter on a group project, straphangers huddled around roundtables at Christ Church Riverdale with the hopes of reshaping the future of Bronx bussing. more
A shiny new stove gleams in Maximina Romero’s kitchen, but all it’s doing at the moment is taking up space. When it comes to cooking actual food, it’s a paltry hot plate sitting atop her washing machine that’s doing the heavy lifting. more
A tragic limousine accident that claimed the lives of 20 people upstate appears to have a local connection. more
Bicycle enthusiasts and carbon footprint-conscious commuters have joined forces to take on a common threat— the 19-month closing of the pedestrian access to the Henry Hudson Bridge. more
With the last-minute cancellation of its Johnson Avenue street festival in its rearview mirror, the Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corp., is moving forward with a series of planned fall events after getting updates on different grants awarded to the civic organization recently. more
Salesman, writer, music aficionado and kibitzer Leonard Bloom died on January 21 of complications related to a heart attack. He was 86. Salesman, writer, music aficionado and kibitzer … more
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