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The Episcopal Church of the Mediator will host a Christmas festival on Dec. 9 from noon-5 p.m.

There will be a Christmas festival at the Episcopal Church of the Mediator Dec. 9 from noon-5 p.m. at the church at 260 W. 231st Street. There will be food, games and prizes featuring a magic show  and a visit from Santa Claus. Tickets, which are $1, will be sold at the door. For more information, call (718) 548-0944 or email

One of the many empty shelves and aisles at the Rite Aid at 5825 35 Broadway store in Kingsbridge. It is slated to close for good on Dec. 3, one of nearly 175 stores to close nationwide.

For all those regular customers of Rite Aid’s store and pharmacy at 5825 35 Broadway, come Dec. 3 you will no longer have a store to frequent.
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The Riverdale Neighborhood House is the location for a town hall and creating healthy and safe communities hosted by the Urban Justice Center and Mental Health Project on Dec. 3.

Town hall to address major issue set for Dec. 3

The Riverdale Neighborhood House will be location for a unique town hall Saturday, Dec. 3, that will focus on the intersection of the legal system and mental health.
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The Bell Tower Park at the intersection of Henry Hudson Parkway and West 239th Street was the location of a pellet gun shooting Nov. 22.

Police arrested three men on Nov. 25 following a spate of pellet gun shootings in the 50th and 34th precincts over a three-day period, according to Citizens’ app.
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Small businesses need us, and we need them

Our world is seemingly dominated by the twists and turns of the nation’s largest corporations, where billions of dollars are constantly at play, and millions of jobs on the table.

The 50th Precinct Station House on Oct. 4, 2023. Mayor Eric Adam’s recent proposed 5 percent budget cuts to all city agencies has frozen police hiring and will bring the number of police department officers below 30,000 for the first time since the 1980’s. With a search for a new commanding officer at the 50th it is not clear in what ways the precinct will be directly affected.

Budget slashes impact libraries, police and sanitation

Mayor Eric Adams recently announced 5 percent budget cuts to all city agencies, including schools, libraries, sanitation and police.
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Marble Hill Houses is among 23 NYCHA apartment buildings that are part of $24.1 million in safety and security upgrades, the New York City Housing Authority announced Monday.
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You can listen to Handel’s Messiah, Radetzky March, a holiday sing-along and more for free at Lehman College and Community Chorus’ annual winter concert.
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Anne Bair is a sophomore point guard at Manhattan who comes from basketball tree may consider coaching as well

There are hoops diehards who live and breathe basketball this time of year. Then, there is the Bair family, who are not just lovers of the game but a built-in group of coaches and a Division I player from a quaint Pennsylvania town.
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The Bair family includes three basketball coaches who have all helped and supported Manhattan College point guard Anne Bair.
Manhattan suffered their latest setback at Fordham when they lost the Battle of the Bronx 93-61. The loss snapped a two-game winning streak over Fordham.

There was no Thanksgiving hangover for Manhattan’s opponent in the first game back after the holiday. No. 5-ranked University of Connecticut made easy work of the Jaspers in a 90-60 win on Black Friday in Hartford.
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