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Usually when New York City talks about hurricanes, it’s usually preceded by “remnants of” or “formerly a.” But not Hurricane Sandy. It arrived in late October 2012 as a Category 1 hurricane — just a step above what is typically a less destructive tropical storm. more
Controversy surrounded last January’s officer election at the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club as hand-picked candidates were openly challenged for the first time in years. One of the region’s largest political clubs — deeply entwined with the Bronx Democratic Party — faced questions about fair elections and respecting healthy oppositions, as more people turned out to vote than have ever attended a club event. more
Just weeks after a Fieldston-area youth treatment center had three missing girls returned to it, police reportedly are on hunt for one of its residents again. more
A building at 200 W. 231st St., that includes the headquarters for the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club and a handful of other businesses — including the Golden Gate Express restaurant — has a new owner in charge. more
The new year means a new way to vote in city elections with ranked-choice voting taking over. Instead of choosing just one candidate, voters can rank their choices from their most-preferred to least. Yet, that might all go away if Eric Adams has his way. more
It’s over. The massive Henry Hudson Bridge renovation that started nearly four years ago has now officially wrapped up. And it’s doing it two months early. more
Some things in life are always constant, no matter what reality tries to throw at it. Like the coronavirus. Jim Breidenbach in particular knows how to stay positive amidst a crisis, and because of that, he stays true to the constant fixtures in life worth living for. more
One Kingsbridge eatery that usually serves up Latin and Greek fare is serving something a little extra to its community in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic — free food. more
It took the United States nearly 100 days to produce its first 1 million confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infections, hitting that mark on April 28. Today, the country is adding that same number of cases every six days. more
Winter is coming, and it’s making no secret of its arrival as the days get colder and colder. The coronavirus pandemic has made staying inside the norm for many people — especially senior citizens. But how can our older and wiser population stay healthy and happy this time of year? more
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