DAN PADERNACHT FOR CITY COUNCIL
By MICHAEL HINMAN, Riverdale Press
Three generations of Padernachts have called Shalom Aleichem Houses off Sedgwick Avenue home, beginning with Sydney just after World War II, followed by Howard, and then his three sons.
Dan Padernacht, who left the apartments only briefly to attend college and law school out of state, remembers stories about the FBI camping out in front of Jerome Park Reservoir, keeping an eye on the residents there.
By LISA HERNDON, Riverdale Press
It was the day before the trial of Chris Rausch, charged with the murder, in the second degree, of Robin Jones.
The shooting was self-defense, her lawyers said. The prosecution, however, claims it was murder with intent.
“All rise and come to order for the Honorable Diomarys Escano,” court officer Daniel Padernacht said. “We are here for the People vs. Chris Rausch. Please be seated.”
By SHANT SHAHRIGIAN, Riverdale Press
His tenure as Community Board (CB) 8 chairman started out with a June 2014 election that made a headline in The New York Daily News for the racial tensions it seemed to expose, but since then, Dan Padernacht has worked hard to run a tight ship.
With his rival for the chair, Maria Khury, and others now leaving the board and seven new members joining CB 8, Mr. Padernacht of Kingsbridge rattled off a long list of accomplishments in a recent phone interview. After a few more meetings this month, CB 8 is not scheduled to reconvene until September.