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Payless ShoeSource left West 225th Street months ago, but Marble Hill shouldn’t have to wait too long to find a new local source of shoes. more
The city had tasked them with holding just a single vote: Approve sweeping changes to the Bronx’s Special Natural Area District, that would essentially transform SNAD into the Special Natural Resources District. Community Board 8 had a much different answer when the full board came together last week at P.S. 37, however: No. In all-caps. more
The man who allegedly tried to kill his own son and stepdaughter in a May domestic dispute in Kingsbridge was indicted on a litany of charges — including attempted murder, Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark announced June 25. more
In all his 92 years, Jerry Schneider had never done much volunteering. The retired accountant never considered himself much of an outgoing person. Plus, he was quite devoted to his wife of 50 years, Francine. more
The Bronx stretch of the Major Deegan Expressway has recorded its first pedestrian fatality in more than two years after a man apparently tried to cross the busy thruway Thursday night. more
Kevin Preiss, a longtime New York Police Department officer stationed at the 50th Precinct, took his own life outside his Nassau County home Wednesday night, according to public media reports. Preiss is the fourth NYPD officer to die by suicide this month. more
Community Board 8 is set to vote Thursday on whether it supports proposed changes to Special Natural Area District rules that would, among other things, change the name of the conservation program to the Special Natural Resources District, and remove community board oversight for properties inside the designated zone that’s 1 acre or less. more
Janet Rothholz might make masks in her spare time, but she’s not hiding behind one. more
Walkers and wheelchairs should not stop anyone from having a good time. more
From his many years as a finance and economics professor at Columbia Business School, to his role in ensuring the long-time future of Wave Hill — it’s hard to look anywhere in the community and not see something positive David Beim played a role in creating or preserving. more
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