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With their community vision plan in hand, the Together for Kingsbridge Community Working Group co-chairs are ready to officially take the next step as early as next week. Economic Development Corp. vice president Fernando Ortiz — whose  company owns the Kingsbridge Armory property at 29 W. Kingsbridge Road — announced before an excited crowd of more than 200 union and Kingsbridge community members that an official request for proposals will go out soon for the redevelopment of the historic Kingsbridge Armory. more
People talked about several things last Thursday. The first heat wave of September hit, Hurricane Lee intensified to Category 5 in the Atlantic, Donald Trump’s indictments, Jimmy Fallon’s toxic workspace and it was the first day of school. more
Walking down the Putnam Greenway, which now connects with the Empire State Trail deep in Van Cortlandt Park, was part of the New York Central Railroad before it was a greenway. 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
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 a little after 4 p.m. on July 1, 1971, when Bill Schleicher walked into the 43rd Street office of The New York Times, carrying a camera and extra rolls of film. more
A Lehman College professor has devised a method to generate truly random numbers. Many lay people may think why is that so important. Consider the use of lasers in our every day life. They are based on the use of random numbers. 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
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
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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