Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Riverdale Takes Night Out from Crime

Riverdale Takes Night Out from Crime
(Photo by Robert Press)
(50th Precinct Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Rasa and 50 PCT. Community Council President Paulette Schlomo.)

By Robert Press

BRONX, NEW YORK, AUGUST 6- National Night out in the 50th Precinct may not have had the local elected officials that came out last year, but hundreds of people (mostly children) came out to enjoy the night out that took place on Marble Hill Avenue Between West 225th and West 230th Streets. 

On hand was State Senator Guistavo Rivera who is still expecting a tough primary, 

but he also said we will know Thursday if the challenge against his opponent Councilman Fernando Cabrera has been successful in getting Cabrera knocked off the ballot. Senator Rivera mentioned that several dead bodies were believed to be on the Cabrera petition, and that with other questionable items may allow him not to have a primary, but he said we will have to wait until Thursday to find out. Senator Rivera also mentioned that a planned debate on Bronxtalk would be cancelled if he has no primary.  

(Photos by Gary Quintal)

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