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Apparently, local elected and cricket leagues are not the only ones opposed to Mayor Eric Adams’ proposed temporary 34,000-seat cricket stadium on the parade ground of Van Cortlandt Park to host the 2024 T20 Cricket World Cup. more
Several families seeking asylum in the city-operated shelter at Van Cortlandt Motel have spoken out against poor living conditions there. These alleged conditions include bed bugs, mice, nauseous smells, moldy ceilings, an abundance of food being unnecessarily thrown out, and abusive management. more
At 68, Debbie Rubin-Margolin’s means of travel has included a walker and her building’s power ramp for disability access to go outside, which made her feel safe and secure. However, that changed last year when the ramp stopped working. more
Taking a drive through Riverdale without seeing a sidewalk shed is a lot like taking a walk this time of year and not seeing a spotted lantern fly. In New York City there are almost 9,000 such sheds, with the total linear feet being more than 2 million. That’s the distance to get from Riverdale to Montréal, Canada. more
Jewish Association Serving the Aging is leaving its home at the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center where it has served the senior community for more than two decades. more
A “no moped” sign that comforted some Riverdale residents who usually walk down a path was removed without explanation. Its removal was such a mystery that the city transportation department did not even know about. more
A judge has ordered a stop to the plan to kick a quarter-million retirees off their current Medicare plan and on to the Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan. more
Anthony “Tony” Creaney passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023. He was 93. He was born in Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, before emigrating to New York City and … more
The city’s parks department was joined by cast members of the Broadway musical ‘Wicked,’ the Broadway Green Alliance, Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and park volunteers last week to clean up and repaint the WPA-era Van Cortlandt Park stadium on Broadway in greater Riverdale. more
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with attempted murder following a stabbing of a 32-year-old man that occurred earlier this month, police said.  more
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