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What a difference a day makes, as the old song goes. The day before Election Day, liberals and progressives feared the worst: a solidly “MAGA” takeover of the House and Senate. Consider these expectations that proved unwarranted: more
To the editor: Latino Justice, a civil rights group based in New York City, is calling for an investigation of the territorial police in Puerto Rico. more
At a public city council redistricting hearing last Wednesday all talk regarding the northwest Bronx had to do with unifying the Marble Hill Houses into one district.  Yet a law written to ensure that all council districts are apportioned in a fair manner may be the one thing preventing that from happening. more
It was supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. But for some people like Jose Santillan, these holidays are expected to be anything but joyful. more
For many, the last two years have been anything but easy. For Ada Rosario and her husband Julio, however, things have taken a turn for the worst. Last week, the commercial strip where their restaurant — Con Sabor Latino — is located, was practically destroyed by flames. Now the couple is left with several questions and no answers. more
A four-alarm fire tore through and heavily damaged at least five businesses on Bailey Avenue late Monday night, but of the more than 160 New York Fire Department personnel on the scene, only one was slightly injured. more
At least five storefront businesses were heavily damaged — if not destroyed — in a late-night blaze that brought out nearly 100 firefighters from multiple stations, and completely shut down the area where Bailey Avenue and West 238th Street meet.

First responders were first called out to Bailey Deli & Grocery at 3656 Bailey Ave., just after 11:30 Monday night. By the time they arrived, flames had already spread into neighboring businesses, according to one firefighter on the scene, including the Con Sabor Latino restaurant, Yeung Hing Restaurant, Tililá Casa Publica & Cocina, and Best Laundromat. 

The blaze ultimately reached four-alarm status, according to the New York Fire Department's Twitter account, and was finally brought under control just after 1:30 a.m. more

More than 800 different languages are spoken in New York City, home to a number of diverse ethnic and racial groups. And then there are the neighborhoods themselves in each of the boroughs — many of which find their news from more than 300 media outlets, including The Riverdale Press. more
In a time when racial justice protests have taken hold of the country, Carlton Berkley says it’s already been his life’s work. A former New York Police Department detective and a criminal justice advocate, “Chucky” — as many call him — jumped into a crowded special election race late last year, hoping to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council. more
No stranger to running for office, Carlton "Chucky" Berkley has filed to run for city council, joining six others seeking to replace Councilman Andrew Cohen early next year.  more
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