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Greater Riverdale will fall under a new district in the upcoming midterm elections based on a draft of a new state congressional district map that was published Monday. The new senate district will still be the 34th but it will look slightly different, based on maps dropped on Tuesday. more
Despite a high court decision to toss out the new, hotly contest state and congressional district maps, area politicians are going forward with the upcoming June primary under the current maps. more
The massive fires that seemed to engulf building after building in the borough back in the late 1970s and early ‘80s led many declaring the “Bronx is burning.” In fact, it almost felt unusual to not use the word “fire” in conjunction with “Bronx,” because the two had become so synonymous during that time. more
We don’t hear about Republicans too often in the Bronx, but they are here — and they have a rather big voice when it comes to politics in the rest of the state. more
Eliot Engel spent three decades representing this part of the Bronx. But in the coming months, the area will get its third congressman in as many years as redistricting has ended Jamaal Bowman’s time here, making way for colleague Ritchie Torres. more
Alessandra Biaggi's campaign for a spot in New York's congressional delegation is just 24 hours old. However, she's already received a high-profile, yet not unexpected, endorsement — Jamaal Bowman. more
A new year, and what will now assuredly be several new faces representing this part of the Bronx not only in Congress, but now in the state senate as well. more
In just a few weeks, U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman's congressional district is going to shift out of the Bronx, for the most part. And apparently one neighbor to the north — the mayor of Yonkers, in fact — isn't happy about that fact. more
Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez might be leaving his city council seat in just a couple weeks, but he has no plans to leave City Hall anytime soon. 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
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