Eye On Riverdale

Posts By: Keith Hamilton

Keith Hamilton


By on November 5, 2016

A little over 2 years ago, Eye On Riverdale set out on a mission to drive transparency and accountability in our local government.  While we have faced many challenges along the way, we have never strayed from our commitment to

Thank you Riverdale

By on July 19, 2016

On this second anniversary of The Eye on Riverdale’s debut, we have reached a milestone with over 500 followers. It may not seem like a big number but it’s quite an accomplishment when you consider Riverdales population, and when you

July 13th 2016; Support Riverdales Finest.

By on July 9, 2016

Come out to the borough council meeting this Wednesday July 13th at 7:30 pm as the Mayor, Council, and Chief of Police honor Sergeant Greg Bogert for his heroic efforts in preventing a troubled man from committing suicide. If you

Investigation of Ethics Violations

By on June 16, 2016

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A Banner Idea

By on March 29, 2016

If you couldn’t attend the March 9th Council Workshop meeting then you missed the Riverdale Beautification Committee as they announced some of their ideas and initiatives for the improvement/beautification of our town.  The committee is just one of several committees

Riverdale Faced with Property Valuation Decrease

By on February 25, 2016

At the February 10th Workshop Meeting, Mayor Carelli shared property assessment data with the Council and public in attendance. In 2015, tax appeals and reclassification of properties resulted in reductions in assessed value of both commercial and residential properties totaling

“A New Era in Riverdale”

By on January 5, 2016

If you were one of the few not in attendance New Year’s Day;   January 1st 2016 marked an important day for Riverdale.  At approximately 3 PM at Borough Hall the two new “Freshman Councilman” and the new Mayor of Riverdale

Riverdale Quarry Committee Reports Progress

By on October 27, 2015

At the June 25th Council Meeting, Dave Desai requested that the Council form a special committee to compile and address all of the residents’ concerns over Tilcon’s quarry operations in Riverdale ahead of their license renewal. Councilman Vinnie Pellegrini complied

Outrage Over Hate Mail Spurs Investigation

By on October 3, 2015

On Saturday, September 19th most unsuspecting Riverdale residents received a pamphlet in the mail attacking long-time resident and Borough Council candidate Matthew Oswald. If you recall, Matt won the spot on the November ballet for an opening on the Borough

A Question of Integrity

By on May 20, 2015

I was fortunate enough to attend a Borough event where I could ask our mayor questions that had been on my mind. The public asked questions on topics which ranged anywhere from shared services opportunities; to the Mayor’s convictions on