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To the editor: I am writing to express my dismay over what has been an increase in uncivilized behavior in Riverdale. more
To the editor: (re: “Trying to make New York safer,” Jan. 19) In his letter to The Riverdale Press, Mayor Eric Adams begins by noting the problems he inherited from the previous Democratic administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio. He states that he instantly went to work on our crime problems with aid of his police commissioner, deputy mayor and others. more
At least 85 percent of Americans in 2022 believe in at least one antisemitic phrase, according to surveys conducted by the Anti-Defamation League. That is a significant rise from 61 percent who were surveyed in 2019. more
To the editor: When I came to office, I inherited a city with many crises, including increasing crime. And my top priority has always been public safety. more
To the editor: (re: “Community tired of the same old stolen tire, stolen car story,” Dec. 15) As a long-time Riverdalian who has battled auto theft in the past, I read your recent story with great interest. Your story rightly describes how auto-related crimes are spiking here. more
While I was on the campaign trail, I met many New York residents who expressed their desire for a safer city. New Yorkers want to feel safe in their neighborhoods, at their places of worship, in the subway and on the streets.  more
It took only about two months since this newspaper and nine months since two hyperlocal online news sites first reported on the “scourge” of illegal and defaced license plates for someone in the mayor’s office to finally take significant action. more
A car stop led to an arrest on Friday, July 1, at the corner of Sedgwick and Reservoir avenues around 3:40 p.m. According to police, an officer with the 50th precinct pulled over a 2001 Toyota … more
“Man fatally shot at Kingsbridge home.” “DA indicts homeless man for rape, kidnap.” “Attempted robbery turns violent.” “Driver is carjacked at Vannie golf course.” “Man shot on Broadway.” 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
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