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Small Business Saturday in Riverdale Today!

By on November 28, 2015

This weekend please come out and support the small retail businesses in Riverdale. Sure we all love the Black Friday mega deals from Target, Walmart, Home Depot and the rest, but once you recover from the long lines and lack of

Caroling Event to Benefit the Riverdale Food Bank

By on November 13, 2015

A few years ago a group of friends got together with their kids and started a tradition of caroling in their neighborhood while collecting donations for the Riverdale Food Bank. We called ourselves, the Cotluss Carolers. Last year we reported

Quarry Presentation Scheduled for Monday, Nov 16th

By on November 13, 2015

Due to Veterans Day falling on the second Wednesday of November, the Borough Council Meeting was moved to Monday, November 16th. At this meeting, Tilcon will be giving an informative presentation about their operations and the efforts they will be

Election Day – Tuesday 11/03/15

By on November 2, 2015

Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, is not just a RIGHT it is a RESPONSIBILITY. Below is a message from the CARELLI-DESAI-OSWALD team who are running for Mayor and Council in Riverdale. Although we are the only ones on the

Carelli-Desai-Oswald Respond to Budesheim’s Hate Mail

By on October 31, 2015

If you are a resident of Riverdale you have already received 2 separate mailings attacking the Carelli-Desai-Oswald team, we all suspected it was the Budesheim camp as there was no one else who had a reason to be so bitter. In

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

Mayor Schedules Quarry Hearing Despite Objections by Quarry Committee Chairman

By on August 23, 2015

At the July 9th Council Meeting, Councilman Vinnie Pellegrini moved to form a special committee to better understand the concerns of residents with Tilcon of New York’s operation of the Riverdale Quarry.  Councilmen Brad Clinton and Gary Mastrangelo volunteered to

Borough Council Forms Quarry Committee

By on July 15, 2015

At the July 9th Council Meeting, Councilman Vinnie Pellegrini made a motion to form a special committee to address Tilcon’s Quarry license renewal. Councilman Astarita, who has been passionate about the concerns of Riverdale residents was quick to second the

Small Business Week – A Time To Support Riverdale’s Entrepreneurs

By on May 6, 2015

Its National Small Business Week — Did you know that collectively small businesses account for the majority of employment in this country and that they are a vital component of our economy.  Small businesses are driven by passion and a spirit for entrepreneurship that many