Audit reveals noise complaints up around night spots

It’s a tale as old as time. At least that’s how it feels for some Riverdale residents when it comes to noisy neighbors in the area. And a new state audit proves they aren’t alone.

City says PS 207 is now ready for anything

Just a year ago, the city’s education department called P.S. 207 “persistently dangerous” thanks to widespread bullying and an administration that refused to communicate, let alone do anything about it.

CSX agrees to appraise Putnam Line land for greenway

Months of stalled negotiations are back on track that could finally take a long-abandoned rail line and turn it into park land.

A Press perspective

Kumar: Seton dog run plan no longer raises fears

It has been roughly 53 years since I last set foot in Seton Park’s dog run. Well, 53 dog years anyway.


Press deadlines changing for July 4

Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday this year, and because of that, some of our submission deadlines at The Riverdale Press will be different for our July 6 issue.

No more school for longtime teacher

It was the day before the earth science Regents exam, and Michael Halpern gives his students some final tips before taking the test.

50th Precinct a hotbed for grand larceny crimes

“It’s our crime.” That’s how New York Police Department deputy inspector Terence O’Toole described grand larceny in the 50th Precinct.

Green scene

Grasshoppers and crickets? Not the same thing

In childhood, summer days stretched out in endless, glorious hours, and one of our favorite activities was to catch grasshoppers.

Star Spangled Banner offers special meaning to immigrants

Cheryl Warfield moves her arms in time with the music, cuing the 25 singers in front of her, all of them standing with their hands placed firmly over their hearts.

Getting thrifty: Bronx ranks near bottom in reuse services

Jack Hart hasn’t seen it all, but he’s seen a lot — all from behind a cluttered counter at St. Stephen’s Thrift Shop.

Riverdale resident’s love for art comes later in life

When Ruth Hurd started creating art, a friend and former co-worker gave her advice on how to stay consistent with her work: “What gets measured gets done." ...

Sports Notebook

O’Keefe, Sluggers claim South Riverdale LL crown

After taking the first game against the Baron’s BatMen, the Dale-way Auto Body Center Sluggers of the South Riverdale Little League entered the second game of a best-of-three championship series with a chance to clinch a title with two straight wins.