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The Van Cortlandt library is getting a major upgrade, but it won’t be new carpets or a fresh coat of paint. Instead, work has begun on the library’s new home — a stone’s … more
Cliff Stanton fought hard in his race to represent this area on the city council, putting together a war chest of $156,000 compared to Andrew Cohen’s $205,000, but just came up short. more
The moment Alessandra Biaggi was declared the Democratic primary winner for the state senate seat held by Jeffrey Klein, a question that immediately entered the thoughts of many civically minded neighbors was most certainly, “What’s going to happen with all that money?” more
Monofilament fishing line is not good for the health of aquatic animals — and not just because fishermen use it to yank them out of the water, or because they’re made of plastic. 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
It was supposed to happen last weekend, but all of a sudden, it didn’t. more
A meeting in the park turned a 24-year-old man into a crime victim last July. And police are looking for two people they believe did the deed. more
Van Cortlandt Park is home to acres of greenery, America’s first public golf course, and the unmarked burial ground of slaves and settlers. more
Before there were buildings, roads and hundreds of thousands of people, there was Tibbetts Brook. Its marshes and wetlands stretched from what is now a park in Yonkers to Spuyten Duyvil Creek. more
It’s doubtful anyone enjoys a late-afternoon dousing of pepper spray. more
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