Yan-Keys are Little League champs

The Larry the Locksmith Yan-Keys defeated the Salvatore’s of Soho Slicers on Saturday in game three of the South Riverdale Major Baseball Championship by a score of 11-3 to win the series …

Candidates spar over Rangel’s legacy, housing

With the June 28 federal primary fast approaching, six out of nine Democratic candidates for New York’s 13th congressional district met last Friday to spar over issues from the legacy of …

Bronxites honor Orlando victims

Days after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, dozens gathered at vigils at Riverdale Monument and the Bronx County Courthouse tonight.

Say neigh to park crime: letter

Reading about the recent spate of crimes in Van Cortlandt Park (“Crimes prompt call for stronger patrols,” June 9) reminded me of the many years I kept a horse at the …

New digs and a club for KRVC

Between a new club and a new office, things are bustling at the Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corporation (KRVC). The organization held a grand opening for its 505 W 236th St. …

June 23, 2016 crime round-up

Cash and property are stolen from the Silhouette restaurant, a construction site is robbed and an burglary is prevented.

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Muses get their due at PS 95

At the end of the Sheila Mencher School’s (P.S./M.S. 95) four-day festival of art, song, dance and photography last week, audience members got on their feet and joined in the revelry.

New Lehman College leader outlines his vision

Lehman College has a new president. CUNY’s board of trustees recently appointed José Cruz to the role, which he officially takes over on Monday, Aug. 15. He comes from California State …

Cohen embraces spirit of bag fee

Northwest Bronx Councilman Andrew Cohen held an event to give seniors reusable grocery bags at The Riverdale Y last week, after the council last month passed a law mandating fees on plastic and paper …

Midnight crash in Fieldston

A pre-dawn car crash on June 16 knocked over a pole in Fieldston, rattling residents there. The rude awakening came a little after midnight...

Artist leaps from Romania to Riverdale

At a recent dress rehearsal for the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance’s (BAAD!) “The Blockage WILL be Killerized,” choreographer Filip A. Condeescu turned his attention toward the …

Staple of doctor's offices contains wonders

My distaste for Sansevieras must derive from seeing so many of these bedraggled plants in the offices of doctors and dentists. But several years ago I was in New City and entered a tall apartment building’s sunny lobby...

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'Press’ named best in class

The New York Press Association (NYPA) has named The Riverdale Press the best large-circulation community newspaper in the state for the second year in a row. The Press won the Past …