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After nearly a month of searching in a new community-involved selection process, the 50th Precinct got a new commanding officer late last month: Capt. Charles Girven. more
A Roman Catholic college building a center and curriculum around the Holocaust? It would never work. Hire a Muslim woman to lead it? It just can’t happen. But it did — and 10 years later Mehnaz Afridi is sought after from around the world to share her perspective on some of the darkest moments in human history. more
John Buczkiewicz misses the quiet. No, he didn’t recently move. In fact, he still lives on the same block he has for years along Greystone Avenue. And it seems it’s his neighborhood’s turn to blame the disruption of late-night peace on one group: Manhattan College students. more
From the very start of his congressional campaign, Jamaal Bowman hasn’t been shy about distinguishing himself from his predecessor, Eliot Engel. Since first going to Capitol Hill last January, Bowman has stayed true to this promise. Except as far as some are concerned — at least on this side of the Bronx — that focus seems to be well outside of Riverdale. more
Monica Iken-Murphy was in her Riverdale apartment the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when she got a call from her husband, Michael. more
When it comes to relocations, Father Joseph Franco considers himself fairly lucky his new spiritual home is just a 15-minute drive from his old one. Yet, as Franco settles in as the new pastor of Our Lady of Angels Church on Sedgwick Avenue, there are times where those three miles could feel more like 300. more
Between cleaning up parks, hosting collections for Toys for Tots, organizing blood drives with the American Red Cross, and helping those in need whenever possible, the Student Veteran Organization at Manhattan College stays busy. more
For those of us who choose to go to college, we usually call it quits after eight or so semesters. And maybe some of us voluntarily take on at least a few more for a post-graduate degree. But 46 semesters, for the vast majority of us, is just simply too many. more
If a cat gets stuck in a tree, the fire department may come to the rescue. If a dog runs away, their owners offer a reward to whoever finds it.  more
After what seemed a lifetime over three years, the consecutive races to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council are finally over. And the winner? Eric Dinowitz. For the second time in three months. more
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