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The 2024 Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup will not take place at Van Cortlandt Park after all. Instead it is now destined to be at another park in New York state: Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, Long Island. more
The community can now stop worrying about the development of a homeless shelter by Stagg Group at 435 W. 238th St. near Waldo Avenue. Now, it might become permanent housing for migrant families. more
“Somebody once said the rain represents the tears,” Riverdale resident and accomplished poet and author Beth SK Morris told a crowd of soaked people Monday at the Endor Community Garden and 9/11 Memorial. The more than 30 people who showed up in the thunder storm at 5 p.m. for the annual Sept. 11 memorial services led by Laura and Rob Spalter certainly could attest to the fact there were many tears shed Monday. They honored the lives of the 24 people from greater Riverdale, including first responders, who died on 9/11 with Laura Spalter reading off their names followed by a moment of silence. more
Following the failure of Signature Bank last March, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has announced has begun the process of selling its $33 billion commercial real estate loan portfolio. more
Six decades ago, civil rights lawyer Clarence Jones was on a payphone coming back from the airport when his wife told him not to come home. Why? Martin, Coretta and the King children were staying at their south Riverdale home. more
It’s fine to see a dusty book on the shelf, but seeing books in the trash is a different story. more
Like the late Betty Campbell-Adams, the namesake of the Community Board 8 annual most valuable merchant award, this year’s honorees have followed with the same work ethic. more
It was only weeks ago that municipal retirees won a battle against the city in a plan to kick a quarter-million of them off their long standing Medicare insurance and on to the Aetna Medicare Advantage plan. But one win doesn’t guarantee they won’t be at risk of losing it again, especially with the city appealing. more
In an effort to tackle any negative perceptions of the Cross Bronx Expressway and promote residents’ health and well being, the city planning department has announced several public walking tours along the highway. more
A scorching sun did not stop hundreds from participating in ADL’s Walk Against Hate, including Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres, and Mayor Eric Adams. The event took place on the parade ground of Van Cortlandt Park, where people in white T-shirts reading “Walk Against Hate” marched against antisemitism, racism, and all forms of bigotry. more
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