On Saturday, March 24 longtime New York State Assemblyman and Speaker Pro Temp Peter Rivera announced he would step down as the 76th District’s representative at the end of this year’s legislative session. He is accepting a job as the new NYS commissioner for the Department of Labor, effective June 30. Read more….
Larry Prospect, a longtime merchant of White Plains Road and most recently the executive director of the White Plains Road Business Improvement District, passed away after a lifetime of service to the community. Read more….
The fight to save City Island’s Ladder 53 may force residents on City Island to take action if cuts to 20 fire companies remain in Mayor Bloomberg’s final budget proposal before negotiations with the city council. Read more….
Since 1984, Mike and Margaret Fogarty have been the caretakers of one of the Bronx’s more curious tales. It is a story with a what, a when and a where -- all bizarre -- but maddeningly it has no who or why. Read more….
Residents along Pelham Parkway South are kicking up some dust over a four-foot narrowing of the service road as a reconstruction project there adds a new sidewalk on the northern side of the roadway. Read more….