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It’s not every day any New York Knicks player is spotted in Riverdale, let alone on the basketball courts of any school. But on May 21 they came to help a 16-year-old Horace Mann School sophomore raise funds for a local cause. more
Around the time people celebrate Independence Day those living in both central Riverdale and near the Jerome Park Reservoir hope to celebrate their independence from trash-laden streets. more
A man was driving alongside the Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course on April 21 at 10:30 a.m. when two men approached his vehicle, one of whom flashed a firearm. more
Eric Adams wants to spend so much time focused on parks, some might mistake him for Robert Moses — at least the good qualities of that New York City icon. And the mayor will do that through a new leadership team pulled from the outer boroughs. more
All it takes is a key in the ignition. If the wrong city official saw that when inspecting a bus out in the field when it’s not in operation, that driver could be cited with breaking the law. more
After more than a decade of negotiation spanning three mayors and direct involvement from a future U.S. Senate Majority Leader, the stretch of vacant land running along the Major Deegan Expressway south of Van Cortlandt Park may finally be on the verge of selling. more
But even in the waning days of an administration, it’s never too late to try and leave a lasting impact. Especially for Bill de Blasio, who’s rumored to be eyeing a run for governor next year. That very well may be why de Blasio announced a coronavirus vaccine mandate last week for all of the city’s private sector workers. more
The community garden at the Marble Hill Houses has been busy. But now more light can be shed on those projects thanks to a single solar panel installed in the garden of the New York City Housing Authority complex. more
New York City’s Open Streets program was likely its most popular in Summer 2020 when much of the city was locked down, cars were off the road, and people needed as much space as possible to get outside and breathe some fresh air while still maintaining social distance. more
Ever since it opened in 2017, The Hill Bistro struggled to find a dedicated customer base at its 3541 Riverdale Ave., restaurant. But just like so many other small businesses, the coronavirus pandemic delivered a fatal blow to The Hill, forcing it to finally close its doors early last month. more
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