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RiverSpring Living president, CEO to take over reins of River’s Edge

Dan Reingold, RiverSpring Living CEO and President, and John Lembo, vice president of facility management, tour the energy saving cogeneration system, CoGen, last year. Starting in April, Reingold will leave his RiverSpring Living position to head up River's Edge, a life plan community in Riverdale.

RiverSpring Living COO David V. Pomeranz will replace Daniel Reingold as president and chief executive of RiverSpring Living, effective April 1, according to a company statement. Reingold will oversee the launch of RiverSpring’s River’s Edge community and take on board and advisory duties.

Van Cortlandt Motel asylum-seekers quietly ‘removed’

Kevin Kane, a retired teacher and musician, is one of the many volunteers who has cared for and helped asylum seekers who were staying at Van Cortlandt Motel. He would bring hot food directly to the shelter six times a week. The Friendly Fridge Foundation has redirected thousands of pounds of food taken from places like Addeo
The families seeking asylum at Van Cortlandt Motel were quietly moved out of the Naica operated shelter last month and spread across several shelters in the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn. It has been a painful transition for those families.

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz argues he has immunity in defamation case

There has been some movement in the long-running defamation case filed by a former P.S. 24 Spuyten Duyvil assistant principal.

Closed for repairs

The sign says it all at the entrance of the Kingsbridge Library this past week. It remains closed temporarily as the New York Public Library waits for parts to fix its HVAC system. The library is due to reopen once the repairs are completed.
The sign says it all at the entrance of the Kingsbridge Library this past week. It remains closed temporarily as the New York Public Library waits for parts to fix its HVAC system. The library is due to reopen once the repairs are completed.

Park Reservoir cooperators lose chance to oust board

An effort by Park Reservoir cooperators to hold a special election to replace the Mitchell-Lama co-op’s board was thwarted by a state agency.
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Food resource guide worth getting behind

The food insecurity problem in the Bronx and greater Riverdale continues to grow as evidenced by the latest Homeless Outreach Population Estimate. It found the borough has 222 unsheltered homeless individuals.

Community Board 8 is accepting nominations for its annual Betty Campbell Most Valuable Merchant and Irving Ladimer Community Service awards.
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U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres introduced legislation last week aiming to advance accessible and comprehensive mental health care services. The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Act of 2024 seeks to modify the existing Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014.
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DeJuan Clayton could become first to appear in 8 seasons

DeJuan Clayton remains on the outside looking in as he attempts to resume his college basketball career at Manhattan College.
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Manhattan guard DeJuan Clayton is looking to make history by becoming the first college basketball player to appear in eight different seasons. The NCAA has yet to rule on the school's appeal to get the 26-year-old a waiver after it was denied back in the Fall.

Flag team, other clubs struggling for school funds

The Manhattan College flag football team is scrambling to raise funds to continue their season. The program was brought back last fall and as such is still in the process of getting things moving.
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The flag football team at Manhattan College started back up this past fall after football had a nearly 40-year hiatus as a sport at the school.

Making Headway is a nonprofit supporting families of children diagnosed with brain or spinal cord tumors. In 2024 the organization will provide up to 15 scholarships of up to $5,000 to eligible applications.
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