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Ekawa Holistic Medicine wanted to bring a substance abuse treatment center to Kingsbridge. The neighborhood could use it, they argued. The Riverdale-Kingsbridge community has a high rate of fatal opioid overdoses, according to the city’s health department. more
As far as anyone is concerned, the race to replace Councilman Andrew Cohen won’t take place until 2021. Yet, there are already two candidates actively campaigning for the seat, and one nursing a bit of a black eye. more
Karina Munoz likes Donald J. Trump. A lot. She thinks he’s a good president who has done great things for the country, and is a much better alternative to a Democratic Party in “shambles.” She likes Trump so much, she changed her Facebook name at one point to “Kari Trump.” more
Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. — father of the Bronx borough president — got himself in hot water this past week over his position on sexual harassment, and it’s earned the ire of lawmakers at the state level. more
Few things can pit Riverdalians against their neighbors with the speed and vehemence of a food cart. Whether in a Facebook group or muttered about in the corner store, it seems there are only two opinions about street food vendors showing up in the neighborhood: general acceptance or intense indignation. more
If its demolition work on the Spuyten Duyvil site of Villa Rosa Bonheur is any indication, Timber Equities is a developer that likes to leap before it looks. more
Early voting is finally coming to New York, but a decision by the city’s elections board has dampened the enthusiasm of some Bronx lawmakers. more
For the first time in his 25-year tenure, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz could face a Democratic primary challenger in the 81st Assembly District. George Diaz Jr., a law clerk and former aide to Oliver Koppell, announced his entrance into the June 2020 primary in a letter published by The Riverdale Press last month. more
As weather and nature continue to decimate what’s left of the Villa Rosa Bonheur apartment building in Spuyten Duyvil, people who enjoy a small park near Manhattan College less than two miles away have their own fight they’re arming themselves for. more
Lawmakers are waiting for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to add his signature to a bill that will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products in New York from 18 to 21. more
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