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Cliffside Park, NJ (credit: Emre Uzun)

Riverdale Residents Digging Out From Mounds Of Snow

The warmer conditions on Wednesday provided the first chance for some in the Riverdale section of the Bronx to dig out from piles of snow. One man out shoveling on Wednesday said his car has been buried in the snow for three weeks.

02/19/2014

A U.S. Postal worker in the Bronx. (Photo: CBS 2)

Apparently, ‘Neither Rain Nor Snow’ Means Little At One Bronx Post Office

The empty black hole in the mailbox has been a recurring disappointment in parts of the Bronx, most notably in Riverdale, Kingsbridge, Marble Hill, and Van Cortlandt Village. And you’ll never believe the reason why.

02/18/2014

This man is wanted for questioning by police in connection with a pair of burglaries in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Photo Of Man Wanted For Questioning In Riverdale Burglaries

Police are looking for a suspect wanted for two burglaries in the Bronx.

01/15/2014

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N.J. Condo Complex Testing Dog Poop DNA To Track Down Owners Who Don’t Pick Up

A northern New Jersey condominium complex is taking a scientific approach to catch dog owners who don’t scoop the poop.

09/23/2013

This house in the Riverdale section of the Bronx is in such bad shape the city is now ready to go after the owner. (Photo: CBS 2)

An Eyesore Like No Other In Bronx: Tree Grows Through Dilapidated Home

One look at the abandoned house in Riverdale and you know exactly why the neighbors are so upset.

07/31/2013

Metro-North train derails near Spuyten Duyvil on the Hudson line, July 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Derailment To Hamstring Morning Commute For Metro-North Hudson Line Customers

A freight train derailment in the Bronx has forced service on Metro-North’s Hudson line to be suspended indefinitely, the transit agency announced Thursday night.

07/18/2013

Misty the pit bull. (credit: Second Chance Rescue/Facebook)

Missing Pit Bull ‘Misty’ Found Safe, Back Home In New Jersey

Misty, a 6-month-old puppy, was being walked in Riverdale, New Jersey when she became fixated on a bird and took off, according to Second Chance Rescue. She darted into the woods and was out of sight in moments.

05/20/2013

Misty the pit bull (credit: Misty’s Journey Facebook page)

Misty The Pit Bull Is Missing In New Jersey

New Jersey residents were on the lookout on Sunday for the ‘sweet natured’ dog who was last seen on Friday on East Wilson Ave in Riverdale.

05/19/2013

Metro-North Brush Fire

Brush Fire Causes Delays On Metro-North Hudson Line During Evening Rush

Service on the Hudson Line of the Metro-North Railroad was delayed by up to 40 minutes during the Wednesday evening rush due to a brush fire.

05/01/2013

Horace Mann School (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: No Charges Possible In Horace Mann Sex Abuse Claims

In a crushing blow to alleged sex abuse victims, prosecutors have said the statute of limitations has expired and they cannot charge anyone at the Horace Mann School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.

04/27/2013

Police and federal agents say heroin dealers are moving into the Tri-State Area suburbs and hiding in plain sight as they build their drug empires. (Photo: CBS 2)

Dangerous Heroin Houses Cropping Up In Quiet And Affluent Tri-State Suburbs

You would have no way of knowing, but drug dealers have moved in and are running multi-million-dollar heroin operations in some of the area’s upscale neighborhoods.

02/20/2013

Hudson Pointe Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (Photo: CBS 2)

Janitor Charged In Stunning Case Of Sexual Abuse At Riverdale Nursing Home

They are investigating the unthinkable. The New York State Health Department has now joined the probe into the sexual assault of an elderly woman at a nursing home.

12/06/2012

Torah carried out of Congregation Beth Israel following Hurricane Katrina (credit: http://bethisraelnola.com)

Former Riverdale Rabbi Helps Rebuild New Orleans Congregation After Katrina

Seven years after Hurricane Katrina decimated much of New Orleans, a local rabbi dedicates a new synagogue he helped rebuild. Rabbi Topolosky said that natural disaster really affected him and left him compelled to act.

08/26/2012

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Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By School Bus In The Bronx

Police say 57-year-old Milo Montavilla was in the crosswalk when he was hit and dragged several feet before being trapped underneath the bus.

12/06/2011

Tree branch down along Central Park South (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Of Trees Damaged By Storm In Central Park

Central Park, ordinarily a winter wonderland when covered in snow, looked more like a Halloween nightmare on Monday.

10/31/2011

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