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Greater Riverdale’s elected city officials agree New York City mayor Eric Adams’ nearly $100 billion fiscal 2023 executive budget proposal addresses the area’s and city’s greatest needs: affordable child care and improved schools, homelessness, subway safety and park upgrades. more
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood side by side with U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman at Riverdale’s College of Mount Saint Vincent Monday for a half-hour “town hall” to discuss topics ranging from the Russian invasion of Ukraine to the speaker’s working relationship with the congressman. more
Just a week after a racial slur was found carved into a children’s slide at Spuyten Duyvil Playground, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz says more hate-based graffiti has been found in nearby Seton Park, this time at the Bruce Silverman Athletic Fields. more
Background checks can make or break someone. Especially if that someone has a criminal history. Such checks may already cost people jobs and maybe even loans. But a new piece of legislation in front of the city council could take one essential piece of living off that list: homes. more
With a nod to the omicron variant of the coronavirus, a much smaller crowd greeted the new year in Times Square late Friday night. But after the countdown, and just after Bill de Blasio danced the evening away with his wife to the sounds of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York," that very same New York welcomed new mayor Eric Adams. more
In a little over a week’s time, the book will close on 2021 with sights set on a new year. And like any other annual turnover, many will think about the New Year’s resolutions they’ll likely break, and plans for 2022. But for city council, the end of this year means the end of an era. more
In just a couple weeks, the Bronx will welcome a new borough president for the first time since 2009. more
Thanksgiving is a holiday known for its seemingly never-ending cornucopia of food. But for many families, the holiday is like any other day — very little to eat, if anything at all. more
Letitia James has jumped into the 2022 gubernatorial race not just with a lot of attention over the fact she’s willing to challenge Gov. Kathy Hochul for her office, but with a number of endorsements as well. more
Growing up in the South Bronx, Victor Davila says he’s been exposed to pollution his entire life. And he’s hardly the only Bronx native to suffer the daily effects of what has been termed “environmental racism.” more
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