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Demonstrations against police brutality unfolded last weekend in the streets of New York City after footage was released of the Jan. 7 encounter with Memphis police officers that took Tyre … more
This year has been one of change and turbulence as the world fully awakened from the COVID-19 pandemic. For our team here at The Riverdale Press, that has meant a refocusing of sorts on the issues that mean the most to our readers. more
Mayor Eric Adams is shutting down the Randall’s Island tent shelter he built last month and opening 600 rooms at the Watson Hotel in midtown for immigrants arriving on buses from the southern border instead. more
Court Square Real Estate Partners filed for permits Thursday to build a six-story men’s shelter at 6661 Broadway in North Riverdale, anticipating a green light from city homeless services on a $211 million contract with African American Planning Commission Inc., the proposed shelter operator. more
To the editor: I have been a New Yorker for 30 years, a daily subway rider for 26 years, and an attorney for 22 years. I have three young kids, and was committed to raising them in the city, its public schools and its neighborhoods.  more
Deb Travis was appointed to be new chair of the Parks and Recreation committee for Community Board 8. more
Retirees who face a cap on what the city government pays for their supplemental health care plan are frustrated and angry over what they call a switch to “an inferior plan.” more
Outdoor dining is here to stay — at least for the time being. That’s because an appellate court last week dismissed a lawsuit seeking to nix the city’s push to make the open streets program a permanent fixture of city life. more
Mayor Eric Adams and buildings commissioner Eric Ulrich kicked off a new commission Sep. 14 that will recommend structural improvements aimed at accelerating permitting and speeding up construction in New York City. more
Martha Frazer, 79, recently underwent heart surgery. “I had an angiogram, and they said I had to have open heart surgery. Triple bypass. Almost immediately,” she said. “It was urgent.” more
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