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Since early last year, city social services officials have quietly tried to root out nepotism and conflicts of interest within one of the city’s largest nonprofit operators of homeless shelters — African American Planning Commission Inc. — even as the homeless services department procured and ushered through a review of a new proposal for a 130-bed shelter facility in North Riverdale. more
North Riverdale’s apprehensions about a proposed homeless men’s shelter at the corner of Broadway and West 262nd Street were reawakened this week. more
Laura Levine-Pinedo, who operates Bronx Burger House in North Riverdale, shows off gift bags she and a host of Riverdale area volunteers donated to 112 mothers on May 7 at the Praxis Housing Initiatives’ Broadway Family Plaza family shelter. more
To the editor: After reading a recent New York Times article reporting how the residents of Chinatown and its elected officials collaborated in canceling plans for a homeless shelter in their neighborhood after their joint efforts and protests, it saddens me that Riverdale has fallen into such a state of apathy and resignation over the failure of our nepotistic Dinowitz dynasty to do anything positive for our community. more
Unless you haven’t been paying much attention of anything in the neighborhood lately, you probably heard about word of a homeless shelter coming to North Riverdale that will house 130 single men looking to have a roof over their heads. Everyone deserves shelter. Yet, that doesn’t necessarily mean every shelter plan is a good plan. more
Alessandra Biaggi announced Wednesday she is supporting the planned facility at 6661 Broadway that is expected to house more than 100 single men by 2023, declaring that "housing is a human right." more
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